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Server Benchmarking with Geekbench

Geekbench is a benchmarking software that measures power of your web server. It work on both windows and linux

To install on Linux, run

cd /usr/local/src
wget http://cdn.primatelabs.com/Geekbench-4.1.0-Linux.tar.gz
tar zxvf Geekbench-4.1.0-Linux.tar.gz
./build.pulse/dist/Geekbench-4.1.0-Linux/geekbench4

For Older version of Geekbench v3

cd /usr/local/src
wget http://d34wv75roto0rl.cloudfront.net/Geekbench-3.1.6-Linux.tar.gz
tar zxvf Geekbench-3.1.6-Linux.tar.gz
cd dist/Geekbench-3.1.6-Linux/
./geekbench

Once you run benchmark, you can save the result to your online account by visiting

http://browser.primatelabs.com/user/55314

Some of the common Geekbench errors and solutions

[root@server2 Geekbench-3.1.6-Linux]# ./geekbench
-bash: ./geekbench: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: bad ELF interpreter: No such file or directory
[root@server2 Geekbench-3.1.6-Linux]# 

On CentOS/RHEL, you need to install

yum install -y libgcc.i686 libstdc++.i686

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