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Argus Performance Testing

How many services can argus monitor? The following table shows argusctl status results for various types of services on various systems.

SystemPingDNSTCP (banner)
Pentium 3.0GHz
version:   dev-20070303
perlver:   5.8.8
osinfo:    NetBSD 3.0.1 i386
objects:   51735
services:  50916
idle:      41.20% 41.86% 40.61%
monrate:   848.86 844.38 842.20
version:   dev-20070303
perlver:   5.8.8
osinfo:    NetBSD 3.0.1 i386
objects:   26135
services:  25516
idle:      58.15% 58.48% 57.71%
monrate:   415.68 418.11 418.35
version:   dev-20070303
perlver:   5.8.8
osinfo:    NetBSD 3.0.1 i386
objects:   21315
services:  20756
idle:      51.03% 50.96% 53.00%
monrate:   339.79 339.78 339.80
Sun v100 - 550MHz
version:   dev-20070303
perlver:   5.8.8
osinfo:    NetBSD 3.0.1 sparc64
objects:   10557
services:  10235
idle:      56.59% 58.14% 56.79%
monrate:   171.67 171.21 170.85
version:   dev-20070303
perlver:   5.8.8
osinfo:    NetBSD 3.0.1 sparc64
objects:   8417
services:  8125
idle:      59.46% 59.85% 59.72%
monrate:   135.30 135.72 135.62
version:   dev-20070303
perlver:   5.8.8
osinfo:    NetBSD 3.0.1 sparc64
objects:   6767
services:  6505
idle:      30.60% 29.47% 33.73%
monrate:   108.50 108.73 108.63
Sun SS10 - 75MHz
version:   dev-20070303
perlver:   5.6.1
osinfo:    NetBSD 1.5.2 sparc
objects:   5297
services:  5065
idle:      36.89% 39.65% 34.76%
monrate:   85.24 84.96 84.63
version:   dev-20070303
perlver:   5.6.1
osinfo:    NetBSD 1.5.2 sparc
objects:   2717
services:  2555
idle:      47.32% 48.43% 45.68%
monrate:   42.65 43.01 42.98
version:   dev-20070303
perlver:   5.6.1
osinfo:    NetBSD 1.5.2 sparc
objects:   2257
services:  2105
idle:      22.22% 21.57% 20.67%
monrate:   35.80 35.60 35.44

Notes:
All tests were performed with 0.1% of all services down.
All tests were run once per minute.