[gmx-developers] automated performance testing

Roland Schulz roland at utk.edu
Tue Sep 30 18:49:18 CEST 2014

On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 12:22 PM, Mark Abraham <mark.j.abraham at gmail.com>

>   Hi,
>  Cherry-picking Michael's email into its own thread:
>  > Is there a plan (long term) to do (essentially) automated performance
> tests so that we
> > can perform consistent(ish) checks for new changes in code, then post
> the results in an
> > easy(ish) way to interpret for others?
>  There's no organized plan. I've lately been trying to organize a
> dedicated machine here so we can start to do some of this - had we had it
> and the right kinds of tests then various bugs would not have gone
> unnoticed. In principle, people could run that test suite on their own
> hardware, of course.
>  One option I've been toying with lately is dumping the mdrun performance
> data matrix to XML (or something) so that some existing plotting machinery
> can show the trend over time (and also observe a per-commit delta large
> enough to vote -1 on Jenkins). I also mean to have a poke around with
> http://www.phoromatic.com/ to see if maybe it already has infrastructure
> we could use.

Vtune provides a function for that:


>  Mark

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