Intel Power Management

While benchmarking some tweaks to graphql-engine we noticed some confusing and misleading/inconsistent results which led us down a bit of a rabbit hole. This is a summary of what we've learned so far, what is left to try, and what we've tried which didn't seem to have much effect.

Performance

Effect of Intel's power management on web servers

While benchmarking Hasura, we noticed Hasura performed better when there was more load on the system. In this blog post we cover basics of processor power management & talk about how we see 50% improvement in latencies by tweaking power management settings.
Gautam BT
Gautam BT
14 April, 2020
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Performance

Decreasing latency noise and maximizing performance during end-to-end benchmarking

While benchmarking some tweaks to Hasura we noticed some confusing and misleading/inconsistent results which led us down a bit of a rabbit hole. This is a summary of what we've learned so far, what is left to try, and what we've tried which didn't seem to have much effect.
Brandon
Brandon
14 April, 2020