Performance testing

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos
Fri, 22 Nov 2002 15:30:47 +0200

On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 09:53:35PM +0100, Ivo Timmermans wrote:

> Hi,
> Does anyone have ideas on how to do a performance test of the various
> cipher suites?  I'm asking because I would like to see how much speed
> increase can be gained by compiling optimized libraries for the Debian
> package.

I've done some testing using a gnutls http server as a benchmark, and
some polling http clients. Using the -march and -mcpu options for
my cpu (pentium3), I've noticed an increase in speed, of about 30%.

> 	Ivo
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Nikos Mavroyanopoulos