Polygraph(7) performance benchmark for web intermediaries


Web Polygraph is a performance testing tool for caching proxies, origin server accelerators, L4/7 switches, content filters, and other Web intermediaries. Polygraph's features include:

  * high-performance HTTP clients and servers
  * realistic HTTP, FTP, and SSL traffic generation
  * HTTP Basic, NTLM, and Negotiate proxy authentication
  * LDAP-friendly generation of user credentials
  * flexible content simulation
  * ready-to-use standard workloads for benchmarking
  * powerful domain-specific configuration language
  * portable open-source implementation
  * friendly commercial support

Web Polygraph consists of many tools listed below. See individual man pages for more information. Detailed documentation is available at www.web-polygraph.org.

polygraph-aka - IP aliases manipulation tool

polygraph-beepmon - forwards BEEP messages to an external program

polygraph-cdb - content database manipulation tool

polygraph-client - Web Polygraph client simulator

polygraph-cmp-lx - log comparison tool

polygraph-distr-test - distribution test

polygraph-dns-cfg - DNS server configuration tool

polygraph-lr - console log extractor

polygraph-ltrace - trace extractor

polygraph-lx - stats extractor

polygraph-pgl2acl - translates PGL access rules into Squid Proxy ACLs

polygraph-pgl2eng - PGL to English converter

polygraph-pgl2ips - PGL IP addresses calculator

polygraph-pgl2ldif - LDIF (and other text-based) configuration generator

polygraph-pgl-test - PGL validator

polygraph-pmix2-ips - PolyMix-2 address calculator

polygraph-pmix3-ips - PolyMix-3 address calculator

polygraph-polymon - interactive test monitoring tool

polygraph-polyprobe - tests TCP throughput in a full client/server mesh

polygraph-polyrrd - supplies run-time Polygraph stats to RRDtool

polygraph-pop-test - predicts cache hit ratios for a given workload

polygraph-reporter - HTML report generator

polygraph-rng-test - random number generator test

polygraph-server - Web Polygraph server simulator

polygraph-udp2tcpd - converts UDP monitoring messages into a TCP stream read by polymon

polygraph-webaxe4-ips - WebAxe-4 address calculator


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