Apache HTTP Server

This is a test of the Apache HTTPD web server. This Apache HTTPD web server benchmark test profile makes use of the Golang "Bombardier" program for facilitating the HTTP requests over a fixed period time with a configurable number of concurrent clients.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark apache.

Project Site

httpd.apache.org

Source Repository

github.com

Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

19 April 2022

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

System

Average Install Time

1 Minute, 24 Seconds

Average Run Time

5 Minutes, 57 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + PERL + Perl Compatible Regular Expressions + Expat XML Parser Library + Go Language

Accolades

400k+ Downloads + 30k+ Public Benchmark Results

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Test Completions **Reported Installs **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsApache HTTP Server Popularity Statisticspts/apache2010.122011.042011.082011.122012.042012.082012.122013.042013.082013.122014.042014.082014.122015.042015.082015.122016.042016.082016.122017.042017.082017.122018.042018.082018.122019.042019.082019.122020.042020.082020.122021.042021.082021.122022.04140K280K420K560K700K
* Uploading of benchmark result data to OpenBenchmarking.org is always optional (opt-in) via the Phoronix Test Suite for users wishing to share their results publicly.
** Data based on those opting to upload their test results to OpenBenchmarking.org and users enabling the opt-in anonymous statistics reporting while running benchmarks from an Internet-connected platform.
*** Test profile page view reporting began March 2021.
Data current as of 23 May 2022.
10016.6%50016.8%2014.7%114.9%20017.0%100020.0%Concurrent Requests Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/apache-2.0.1   [View Source]   Tue, 19 Apr 2022 18:23:48 GMT
Support for using go install for Go 1.17+ support.

pts/apache-2.0.0   [View Source]   Thu, 12 Aug 2021 19:08:59 GMT
Update against Apache HTTPD 2.4.48, switch to Bombardier for load testingm, add concurrent request option.

pts/apache-1.7.2   [View Source]   Fri, 31 May 2019 18:08:21 GMT
Add expat as external dependency per https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/issues/82 and also update one broken download link...

pts/apache-1.7.1   [View Source]   Thu, 01 Mar 2018 19:33:47 GMT
Add Windows support for Apache test.

pts/apache-1.7.0   [View Source]   Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:06:57 GMT
Update against HTTPD 2.4.29 and latest APR / APR-Util packages.

pts/apache-1.6.1   [View Source]   Sun, 30 Mar 2014 20:51:53 GMT
Update download links, add pcre external dependency rather than just relying upon perl external dependency.

pts/apache-1.6.0   [View Source]   Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:12:28 GMT
Update upstream packages, up the run count to one million requests.

pts/apache-1.5.2   [View Source]   Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:19:38 GMT
Apache test profile works on PC-BSD 9.1.

pts/apache-1.5.1   [View Source]   Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:51:16 GMT
Add perl as external dependency to Apache so pcre-devel is obtained on distributions where needed. Also fix a broken download link in downloads.xml.

pts/apache-1.5.0   [View Source]   Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:45:22 GMT
Update against upstream Apache HTTPD 2.4.3 release.

pts/apache-1.4.0   [View Source]   Sun, 29 Jan 2012 15:48:07 GMT
Update against upstream Apache HTTPD 2.2.21.

pts/apache-1.3.1   [View Source]   Sun, 29 Jan 2012 10:35:29 GMT
Update download links for upstream Apache HTTPD. No other changes.

pts/apache-1.3.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 14:18:04 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Suites Using This Test

C/C++ Compiler Tests

Server

Common Kernel Benchmarks

CPU Massive


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Apache HTTP Server 2.4.48

Concurrent Requests: 1000

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 526 public results since 12 August 2021 with the latest data as of 26 May 2022.

Below is an overview of the generalized performance for components where there is sufficient statistically significant data based upon user-uploaded results. It is important to keep in mind particularly in the Linux/open-source space there can be vastly different OS configurations, with this overview intended to offer just general guidance as to the performance expectations.

Component
Percentile Rank
# Compatible Public Results
Requests Per Second (Average)
100th
4
315579 +/- 469
98th
14
139305 +/- 10612
96th
3
129491 +/- 5403
95th
8
126161 +/- 673
92nd
9
121804 +/- 2067
90th
3
119167 +/- 895
90th
3
118638 +/- 1791
85th
6
107051 +/- 372
81st
4
104270 +/- 305
80th
16
101123 +/- 5283
80th
4
100862 +/- 7006
79th
8
98280 +/- 7422
78th
3
94935 +/- 4083
Mid-Tier
75th
< 92072
74th
21
90509 +/- 9018
71st
6
85509 +/- 6854
68th
4
82463 +/- 775
67th
3
80558 +/- 509
60th
4
69649 +/- 3137
58th
3
65725 +/- 194
58th
10
65676 +/- 4991
58th
5
65541 +/- 4595
57th
3
64517 +/- 3529
55th
3
60436 +/- 1262
53rd
5
58734 +/- 4678
53rd
30
58612 +/- 8606
51st
5
55690 +/- 3161
51st
4
55605 +/- 397
Median
50th
55402
47th
3
53285 +/- 482
46th
3
51925 +/- 158
45th
3
50511 +/- 243
43rd
3
46333 +/- 308
41st
3
43207 +/- 94
41st
4
43199 +/- 440
39th
4
40423 +/- 1151
36th
4
36205 +/- 136
36th
3
35670 +/- 177
35th
3
33892 +/- 168
34th
3
32322 +/- 96
33rd
3
30688 +/- 269
31st
3
28561 +/- 64
30th
3
27396 +/- 53
29th
3
26019 +/- 111
28th
3
23867 +/- 73
Low-Tier
25th
< 15844
4th
3
2663 +/- 192
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Concurrent Requests: 1000510 Results Range From 0 To 316126 Requests Per Second0632312646189692529231615379384426150584569076323069553758768219988522948451011681074911138141201371264601327831391061454291517521580751643981707211770441833671896901960132023362086592149822213052276282339512402742465972529202592432655662718892782122845352908582971813035043098273161501224364860

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Apache HTTP Server 2.4.48 - Concurrent Requests: 1000) has an average run-time of 9 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 3 times but may increase if the standard deviation exceeds pre-defined defaults or other calculations deem additional runs necessary for greater statistical accuracy of the result.

OpenBenchmarking.orgMinutesTime Required To Complete BenchmarkConcurrent Requests: 1000Run-Time612182430Min: 5 / Avg: 8.74 / Max: 27

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.8%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsConcurrent Requests: 1000Deviation3691215Min: 0 / Avg: 0.77 / Max: 9

Does It Scale Well With Increasing Cores?

No, based on the automated analysis of the collected public benchmark data, this test / test settings does not generally scale well with increasing CPU core counts. Data based on publicly available results for this test / test settings, separated by vendor, result divided by the reference CPU clock speed, grouped by matching physical CPU core count, and normalized against the smallest core count tested from each vendor for each CPU having a sufficient number of test samples and statistically significant data.

IntelAMDOpenBenchmarking.orgRelative Core Scaling To BaseApache HTTP Server CPU Core ScalingConcurrent Requests: 1000468162432640.83131.66262.49393.32524.1565

Notable Instruction Set Usage

Notable instruction set extensions supported by this test, based on an automatic analysis by the Phoronix Test Suite / OpenBenchmarking.org analytics engine.

Instruction Set
Support
Instructions Detected
SSE2 (SSE2)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
MOVDQU PSHUFD UCOMISD CVTSS2SD CVTSI2SD ADDSD SUBSD MULSD CVTTSD2SI DIVSD PSHUFHW MOVDQA SQRTSD COMISD CVTSD2SI ANDNPD CMPLESD ORPD ANDPD CMPNLTSD MOVAPD MOVD CVTSD2SS PSLLDQ PSRLDQ
SSSE3 (SSSE3)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
PSHUFB PALIGNR
SSE 4.2 (SSE4_2)
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since at least 2010.
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
POPCNT PCMPESTRI
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Sandy Bridge (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VZEROUPPER VPERM2F128
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Excavator (2016).

 
VPBROADCASTB VINSERTI128 VPBLENDD VPERM2I128
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Westmere (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
AESENC AESENCLAST AESDEC AESDECLAST AESKEYGENASSIST AESIMC
FMA (FMA)
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VFNMADD231SD VFMADD213SD
Last automated analysis: 23 April 2022

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libc.so.6.

Tested CPU Architectures

This benchmark has been successfully tested on the below mentioned architectures. The CPU architectures listed is where successful OpenBenchmarking.org result uploads occurred, namely for helping to determine if a given test is compatible with various alternative CPU architectures.

CPU Architecture
Kernel Identifier
Verified On
Intel / AMD x86 64-bit
x86_64
(Many Processors)
IBM Z
s390x
(Many Processors)
Intel / AMD x86 32-bit
i686
(Many Processors)
ARMv8 64-bit
aarch64
ARMv8 Cortex-A55 4-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A72, ARMv8 Cortex-A72 4-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 16-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 2-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 32-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-V1, Ampere ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 128-Core, Ampere ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 256-Core, Ampere Altra ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 160-Core, Ampere Altra ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 80-Core, Apple M1

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