Apache Siege

This is a test of the Apache web server performance being facilitated by the Siege web server benchmark program.

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

Project Site

joedog.org

Test Created

29 July 2018

Last Updated

11 December 2020

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

System

Test Dependencies

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

Accolades

70k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsApache Siege Popularity Statisticspts/apache-siege2018.072018.092018.112019.012019.032019.052019.072019.092019.112020.012020.032020.052020.072020.092020.112021.012021.032021.052021.072021.092021.112022.012022.032022.052022.072022.092022.112023.012023.032023.052023.072023.092023.112024.012024.0311K22K33K44K55K
* 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 updated weekly as of 2 March 2024.
5012.7%20024.6%10016.8%25035.3%1010.6%Concurrent Users Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/apache-siege-1.0.5   [View Source]   Fri, 11 Dec 2020 11:05:10 GMT
BSD build fix via https://github.com/apurvanandan1997/pts-test-profiles-dev/commit/00997d16bb4fe34cbd717e8d98d2e39ad54e795d#diff-143fbe9705f52c93bb44c2f83720d9648349060057dcfa046f91f3d04b6df6ab

pts/apache-siege-1.0.4   [View Source]   Fri, 31 May 2019 18:17:44 GMT
Specify log file argument to log in current directory, avoid situation like https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/issues/77

pts/apache-siege-1.0.3   [View Source]   Fri, 31 May 2019 18:09:47 GMT
Add expat as possible external dependency - https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/issues/82

pts/apache-siege-1.0.2   [View Source]   Sun, 29 Jul 2018 18:57:33 GMT
Don't spew so much unneeded information to the log file as was getting 100MB+ logs with intensive tests.

pts/apache-siege-1.0.1   [View Source]   Sun, 29 Jul 2018 18:08:19 GMT
Ensure siege.config is generated.

pts/apache-siege-1.0.0   [View Source]   Sun, 29 Jul 2018 17:22:54 GMT
Add an additional Apache HTTPD benchmark profile, this one allows multi-threaded testing using Siege.

Suites Using This Test

Server

CPU Massive

Server CPU Tests


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Apache Siege 2.4.29

Concurrent Users: 250

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 798 public results since 29 July 2018 with the latest data as of 25 February 2024.

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
Transactions Per Second (Average)
100th
5
123263 +/- 4142
98th
8
103748 +/- 1785
94th
3
78552 +/- 149
91st
3
64499 +/- 3785
89th
4
60636 +/- 3365
85th
3
55274 +/- 2925
79th
3
44000 +/- 697
76th
3
42201 +/- 251
Mid-Tier
75th
< 42040
75th
9
41347 +/- 3417
73rd
4
39731 +/- 4422
70th
6
37407 +/- 1069
63rd
7
35406 +/- 3300
61st
6
35072 +/- 2728
60th
3
34676 +/- 383
58th
32
34082 +/- 2878
55th
3
33412 +/- 678
Median
50th
31837
49th
4
30722 +/- 792
35th
5
22323 +/- 1471
28th
6
19193 +/- 262
Low-Tier
25th
< 17368
23rd
3
14047 +/- 682
5th
3
3870 +/- 217
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Concurrent Users: 250773 Results Range From 1244 To 159916 Transactions Per Second124444187592107661394017114202882346226636298103298436158393324250645680488545202855202583766155064724678987107274246774208059483768869429011693290964649963810281210598610916011233411550811868212185612503012820413137813455213772614090014407414724815042215359615677015994420406080100

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Apache Siege 2.4.29 - Concurrent Users: 250) has an average run-time of 10 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 Users: 250Run-Time1224364860Min: 1 / Avg: 9.31 / Max: 61

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 4.5%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsConcurrent Users: 250Deviation918273645Min: 0 / Avg: 4.52 / Max: 45

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.
 
CVTSS2SD CVTSI2SD DIVSD MULSD MOVDQA CVTTSD2SI COMISD ADDSD CVTSD2SS MOVDQU MOVD
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: sandybridge, skylake, tigerlake, cascadelake, sapphirerapids, alderlake, znver2, znver3).
Found on Intel processors since Sandy Bridge (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VZEROUPPER VINSERTF128 VEXTRACTF128
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: skylake, tigerlake, cascadelake, sapphirerapids, alderlake, znver2, znver3).
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Excavator (2016).

 
VPERM2I128 VPBROADCASTQ
FMA (FMA)
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: skylake, tigerlake, cascadelake, sapphirerapids, alderlake, znver2, znver3).
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VFMADD213SD VFMADD132SD
Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX512)
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: cascadelake, sapphirerapids).
 
(ZMM REGISTER USE)
The test / benchmark does honor compiler flag changes.
Last automated analysis: 17 January 2022

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libssl.so.3, libcrypto.so.3, 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)
ARMv7 32-bit
armv7l
ARMv7 rev 3 4-Core, ARMv7 rev 4 4-Core
ARMv8 64-bit
aarch64
ARMv8 Cortex-A72 4-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A76 4-Core, ARMv8 rev 1 4-Core, Ampere eMAG ARMv8 32-Core

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