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18 July 2014 Performance testing open source products for the TMT event service
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The software system for TMT is a distributed system with many components on many computers. Each component integrates with the overall system using a set of software services. The Event Service is a publish-subscribe message system that allows the distribution of demands and other events. The performance requirements for the Event Service are demanding with a goal of over 60 thousand events/second. This service is critical to the success of the TMT software architecture; therefore, a project was started to survey the open source and commercial market for viable software products. A trade study led to the selection of five products for thorough testing using a specially constructed computer/network configuration and test suite. The best performing product was chosen as the basis of a prototype Event Service implementation. This paper describes the process and performance tests conducted by Persistent Systems that led to the selection of the product for the prototype Event Service.
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K. Gillies and Yogesh Bhate "Performance testing open source products for the TMT event service", Proc. SPIE 9152, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy III, 91521H (18 July 2014); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2057148
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