Apache Benchmark

This is a test of ab, which is the Apache benchmark program, using the system's supplied Apache web server.

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

Test Created

6 January 2016

Last Updated

29 February 2016

Test Maintainer

Gabriela Cervantes 

Test Type

Average Install Time

1 Minute, 44 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 23 Seconds

Test Dependencies



30k+ Downloads

Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Public Result Uploads *Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsApache Benchmark Popularity Statisticssystem/apache2016.012016.042016.072016.102017.012017.042017.072017.102018.012018.042018.072018.102019.012019.042019.072019.102020.012020.042020.072020.102021.012021.042021.072021.102022.012022.042022.072022.102023.012023.042023.072023.102024.012024.0410002000300040005000
* 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 June 2024.

Revision History

system/apache-1.1.0   [View Source]   Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:43:12 GMT
Updates from Gabriela.

system/apache-1.0.0   [View Source]   Wed, 06 Jan 2016 10:59:55 GMT
Initial commit for using system's Apache / HTTPD server.

Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Apache Benchmark 2.4.29

Static Web Page Serving

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 43 public results since 1 May 2018 with the latest data as of 15 December 2020.

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

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Static Web Page Serving43 Results Range From 209 To 30481 Requests Per Second20981514212027263332393845445150575663626968757481808786939299990510511111171172312329129351354114147147531535915965165711717717783183891899519601202072081321419220252263123237238432444925055256612626726873274792808528691292972990330509246810

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Apache Benchmark 2.4.29 - Static Web Page Serving) has an average run-time of 12 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 BenchmarkStatic Web Page ServingRun-Time20406080100Min: 2 / Avg: 11.92 / Max: 99

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 2.1%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsStatic Web Page ServingDeviation3691215Min: 0 / Avg: 2.05 / Max: 11

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)
ARMv7 32-bit
ARMv7 Cortex-A53 4-Core, ARMv7 rev 3 8-Core
ARMv8 64-bit
ARMv8 Cortex-A53 4-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A73 6-Core

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