On Dec 31, 2004, at 12:04 PM, David Heinemeier Hansson wrote:

>> Given such a tool, I wonder if there would be interest in a 
>> performance test suite for a Rails installation.
>
> We actually almost have such a tool. It's been "almost finished" by 
> Florian Weber for quite a while. It serves as an extension to 
> test/unit and can compile reports on reqs/sec and so on. This would go 
> well with a sample app that did a bunch of standard things and we've 
> had that in mind too.
>
> Preferably, it would give you all the details, but also arrive at an 
> aggregated number you could use for rough comparisons. So you could 
> say that server A got a 24 req/sec rating while server B got a 110 
> req/sec rating. That would be very nice indeed.

Excellent.  I look forward to it.

Mike