perf-bench

This test profile is used for running Linux perf-bench, the benchmark support within the Linux kernel's perf tool.

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

Project Site

kernel.org

Source Repository

git.kernel.org

Test Created

5 September 2020

Last Updated

18 May 2024

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

30 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 57 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + OpenSSL + Bison + Flex

Accolades

50k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsperf-bench Popularity Statisticspts/perf-bench2020.092020.112021.012021.032021.052021.072021.092021.112022.012022.032022.052022.072022.092022.112023.012023.032023.052023.072023.092023.112024.012024.032024.052024.07200K400K600K800K1000K
* 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 16 July 2024.
Syscall Basic14.4%Futex Lock-Pi14.1%Futex Hash14.4%Sched Pipe14.1%Memcpy 1MB14.4%Memset 1MB14.4%Epoll Wait14.1%Benchmark Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/perf-bench-1.1.0   [View Source]   Sat, 18 May 2024 10:38:46 GMT
Update against latest upstream.

pts/perf-bench-1.0.5   [View Source]   Sat, 18 Mar 2023 08:57:22 GMT
Update against Linux 6.2 series to fix GCC 13 build.

pts/perf-bench-1.0.4   [View Source]   Thu, 24 Mar 2022 09:25:45 GMT
Update against Linux 5.17 perf-bench sources. Fixes: https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/phoronix-test-suite/issues/610

pts/perf-bench-1.0.3   [View Source]   Sat, 19 Dec 2020 16:00:53 GMT
Update download mirrors.

pts/perf-bench-1.0.2   [View Source]   Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:08:45 GMT
Set as TestType OS.

pts/perf-bench-1.0.1   [View Source]   Sun, 06 Sep 2020 08:27:55 GMT
Add bison and flex as external dependencies.

pts/perf-bench-1.0.0   [View Source]   Sat, 05 Sep 2020 16:48:26 GMT
Initial commit of test profile wrapping Linux kernel "perf bench"

Suites Using This Test

Common Kernel Benchmarks


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

perf-bench

Benchmark: Syscall Basic

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 136 public results since 5 September 2020 with the latest data as of 13 February 2022.

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Benchmark: Syscall Basic136 Results Range From 1588174 To 27194134 ops/sec158817421002942612414312453436366544148774466089451730145685134619725467093747221494773361482457348757854926997497820941029421410806334113184541183057412342694128548141336693413879054143911741490329415415414159275341643965416951774174638941797601418488134190002541951237420024494205366142104873421560854220729742258509423097214236093342412145424633574251456942565781426169934266820542719417448121620

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (perf-bench - Benchmark: Syscall Basic) 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 BenchmarkBenchmark: Syscall BasicRun-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1.27 / Max: 2

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.1%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsBenchmark: Syscall BasicDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.13 / Max: 1

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 MOVDQA PSRLDQ MOVD PUNPCKLQDQ CVTSI2SD MULSD DIVSD CVTSD2SS ADDSD MOVAPD COMISD CVTTSD2SI SUBSD ANDPD CVTSS2SD PADDQ PMULUDQ UCOMISD PSUBQ PSHUFD MAXSD ANDNPD CMPNLESD ORPD SHUFPD SQRTSD XORPD MINSD
Last automated analysis: 6 June 2024

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libm.so.6, libz.so.1, libelf.so.1, libunwind.so.8, liblzma.so.5, libcrypto.so.3, libslang.so.2, libpython3.10.so.1.0, libzstd.so.1, libnuma.so.1, libc.so.6, libexpat.so.1.

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)

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