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evhtp.c
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test.c

README

Building:

1. git submodule init
2. git submodule update
3. cd build
4. cmake ..
5. make

Some ab benchmarks (100 connections, 5000 requests each):

Libevent http API (using test/bench_http)
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$ for i in `seq 1 10`; do ab -k -n 5000 -c 100 http://localhost:8080/ref 2>&1 | grep "Requests per"; done
Requests per second:    37755.51 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    38672.75 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    38270.19 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    38472.78 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    38560.01 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    37964.78 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    37844.38 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    38136.21 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    38027.44 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    38316.23 [#/sec] (mean)

Libevhtp API (using test.c)
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$ for i in `seq 1 10`; do ab -k -n 5000 -c 100 http://localhost:8081/ref 2>&1 | grep "Requests per"; done
Requests per second:    51516.12 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    44017.96 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    62221.56 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    60316.54 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    62998.48 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    63318.39 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    63430.85 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    62963.57 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    62072.48 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    57326.30 [#/sec] (mean)

Libevhtp API with evthr enabled and 4 workers (using test.c)
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$ for i in `seq 1 10`; do ab -k -n 5000 -c 100 http://localhost:8081/ref 2>&1 | grep "Requests per"; done
Requests per second:    105307.50 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    104532.53 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    103790.43 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    104375.42 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    102549.38 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    104064.77 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    104019.31 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    104839.39 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    102859.49 [#/sec] (mean)
Requests per second:    102398.17 [#/sec] (mean)
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