will-it-scale takes a test case and runs it from 1 through to n parallel copies to see if the tes case will scale. But in Phoronix Test Suite test profile only nr_cpu copies is currently utilized.

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

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Source Repository


Test Created

12 November 2022

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

18 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 24 Seconds


Recently Created Test Profile

Supported Platforms

Revision History

pts/will-it-scale-1.0.0   [View Source]   Sat, 12 Nov 2022 05:28:43 GMT
Pull in new test from https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-suites/pull/7 Plus some fixes/tweaks to the test profile. Closes: https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-suites/pull/7

Performance Metrics

This test profile is too new - it does not have enough data available on OpenBenchmarking.org yet to provide any detailed metrics.