Profiling Drupal

Benchmarking and profiling Drupal.

Benchmarking and profiling Drupal

When attempting to create a large change in Drupal core, or even during the course of developing Drupal sites for clients, often you are

Apache Bench (ab)

General documentation about ab can be found at Apache Bench (ab)

Dummy content and common gotchas

Setting up a performance testing environment

Profiling memory usage

Original article is here, follow that for most of the process: http://derickrethans.nl/xdebug_and_tracing_memory_usage.php