Understanding the capabilities of your OpenStack Storage environment is crucial to determining limits for capacity planning and areas for performance tuning. OpenStack Storage provides a
swift-bench that helps you understand these capabilities.
Log in to the swift-proxy node as the root user.
Carry out the following to benchmark an OpenStack Storage cluster:
/etc/swift/swift-bench.conf, with the following contents:
[bench] auth = http://172.16.0.1:5000/v2.0 user = cookbook:admin key = openstack concurrency = 10 object_size = 1 num_objects = 1000 num_gets = 10000 delete = yes
swift-bench, specifying ...