OSBench

OSBench is a collection of micro-benchmarks for measuring operating system primitives like time to create threads/processes, launching programs, creating files, and memory allocation.

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

Project Site

github.com

Test Created

22 March 2018

Last Updated

22 September 2020

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

System

Average Install Time

3 Seconds

Average Run Time

2 Minutes, 55 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + Meson Build System

Accolades

50k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsOSBench Popularity Statisticspts/osbench2018.032018.062018.092018.122019.032019.062019.092019.122020.032020.062020.092020.122021.032021.062021.092021.122022.032022.062022.092022.122023.032023.062023.092023.122024.032024.0650K100K150K200K250K
* 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 8 June 2024.
Create Threads22.8%Launch Programs21.9%Memory Allocations13.0%Create Files24.4%Create Processes17.9%Test Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/osbench-1.0.2   [View Source]   Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:51:54 GMT
Set TestType to OS rather than system.

pts/osbench-1.0.1   [View Source]   Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:23:09 GMT
Create target directory on Windows to allow the create_files test to run.

pts/osbench-1.0.0   [View Source]   Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:05:45 GMT
Initial commit of OSBench OS micro-benchmarks test profile.

Suites Using This Test

Common Kernel Benchmarks


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

OSBench

Test: Create Files

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 1,466 public results since 22 March 2018 with the latest data as of 6 November 2023.

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Test: Create Files1466 Results Range From 8 To 11206 us Per Event8232456680904112813521576180020242248247226962920314433683592381640404264448847124936516053845608583260566280650467286952717674007624784880728296852087448968919294169640986410088103121053610760109841120830060090012001500

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (OSBench - Test: Create Files) has an average run-time of 2 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 BenchmarkTest: Create FilesRun-Time48121620Min: 1 / Avg: 1.37 / Max: 13

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 1.6%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsTest: Create FilesDeviation714212835Min: 0 / Avg: 1.56 / Max: 34

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)
IBM POWER (PowerPC) 64-bit
ppc64le
POWER9 4-Core, POWER9 altivec supported 44-Core
IBM POWER (PowerPC) 64-bit
ppc64
PPC970MP
MIPS 64-bit
mips64
Loongson-3A R4
Intel / AMD x86 32-bit
i686
(Many Processors)
ARMv7 32-bit
armv7l
ARMv7 Cortex-A15 8-Core, ARMv7 Cortex-A53 4-Core, ARMv7 Cortex-A7 4-Core, ARMv7 Cortex-A72 4-Core, ARMv7 rev 4 4-Core, ARMv7 rev 5 4-Core
ARMv8 64-bit
aarch64
ARMv8 Cortex-A53 4-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A72, ARMv8 Cortex-A72 2-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A72 4-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A73 6-Core, Ampere eMAG ARMv8 32-Core, SiFive RISC-V

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