HammerDB - MariaDB

This is a MariaDB MySQL database server benchmark making use of the HammerDB benchmarking / load testing tool.

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

Project Site


Source Repository


Test Created

24 April 2021

Last Updated

1 November 2022

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

6 Minutes, 33 Seconds

Average Run Time

11 Minutes, 42 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + CMake + Libevent + NCurses + Bison + Flex + OpenSSL + Zlib


20k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page ViewsOpenBenchmarking.orgEventsHammerDB - MariaDB Popularity Statisticspts/hammerdb-mariadb2021.042021.052021.062021.072021.082021.092021.102021.112021.122022.012022.022022.032022.042022.052022.062022.072022.082022.092022.102022.112022.122023.012023.022023.032023.042023.052023.062023.072023.082023.092023.102023.112023.122024.012024.022024.032024.042024.052024.0611002200330044005500
* 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.
Data updated weekly as of 9 June 2024.
6427.2%1624.3%3224.3%824.3%Virtual Users Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
10051.5%25048.5%Warehouses Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/hammerdb-mariadb-1.1.0   [View Source]   Tue, 01 Nov 2022 07:17:26 GMT
Update against HammerDB 4.5, MariaDB 10.9.3 upstream. Closes: https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/pull/253

pts/hammerdb-mariadb-1.0.0   [View Source]   Sat, 24 Apr 2021 09:50:11 GMT
Initial commit of HammerDB driven MariaDB benchmark.

Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

HammerDB - MariaDB 10.5.9

Virtual Users: 8 - Warehouses: 250

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 20 public results since 24 April 2021 with the latest data as of 30 March 2022.

Additional benchmark metrics will come after OpenBenchmarking.org has collected a sufficient data-set.

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Virtual Users: 8 - Warehouses: 25020 Results Range From 7390 To 290082 Transactions Per Minute739013044186982435230006356604131446968526225827663930695847523880892865469220097854103508109162114816120470126124131778137432143086148740154394160048165702171356177010182664188318193972199626205280210934216588222242227896233550239204244858250512256166261820267474273128278782284436290090246810

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (HammerDB - MariaDB 10.5.9 - Virtual Users: 8 - Warehouses: 250) has an average run-time of 24 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 1 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 BenchmarkVirtual Users: 8 - Warehouses: 250Run-Time918273645Min: 21 / Avg: 23.74 / Max: 45

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.6%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsVirtual Users: 8 - Warehouses: 250Deviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.56 / Max: 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
(Many Processors)