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RE: scaling object databases
On Mon, 21 May 2001, Reason wrote:
> > > Some estimates from the files and prototyped code:
> > >
> > > a) 1 million users
> > > b) each user performs 20 transactions/day
> > this means you will have around 10,000 transaction per second (!) in the
> > peaks...
> What's your math here? 1,000,000 users @ 20 transactions/day is 20,000,000
> transactions /day
> # of seconds in a day = 60 * 60 * 24 = 86400
> 20,000,000 / 86400 ~= 231 transactions / second
> Peak traffic of 50 * average traffic seems unlikely. Based on my experience
> with the web, peaks of 5 * average are only associated with things like a
> report that comes out at the same time each day, etc, etc.
In fact, for my projects I expect peak traffic of 100 * average traffic. Of
course this depends on many things for typical business apps this reflects real
world pretty good.
> > > c) half of the transactions are read-only
> > > d) total data amounts to 50 million objects
> > > e) average transactions affect 10 objects each, either reading
> > or writing.
> > > f) physically, the overall system is very centralized. If there are
> > > clustered servers, they will all be in racks in the same
> > hosting location.
> > > g) uptime is a priority, so the system must have failover capability.
> > ... IMO ozone is not suited for that app. I wonder what kind of
> > Java based (or
> > other) system is able to handle these requirements anyhow.
> Having refigured the transaction rate above, still unsuited for Java based
> on overall requirements?
Even 231 transactions per sec is to much (and it is to much for many other
comparably Java based systems like EJB)
> What sort of transaction rate would you expect
> Ozone to be up to? (Depends on machine speed, et al, of course, but
Should be no problem to check this by yourself (a good idea when benchmarking
anyway) using the OO1, OO7 or, even better, your code.
> Published benchmarks for Ozone would be really really useful; have a look at
> http://www.tneumann.de/en/SOD.html, an ODB that provides some benchmarking
> for guidelines.
OO1 and OO7 code is already there. We just need to customize this a bit...
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