I want to test the nginx server performance with different server
configuration (CPU and RAM etc)
I first use apache ab as testing tool, nginx server with 2 CPU and 4G
http test could handle 7000 requests/s, cpu usage reach to 30%-40%. But
https’ performace drop dramatically to only 300-400 requests/s and cpu
reach to 100%.
Then I also use jemeter and wrk to test, find https’ performance is not
much less than http, it’s only a little than http. For example use wrk
http, can reach to 5300 requests/s, while https could reach to 5100
requests/s and CPU almost same, will not reach to 100%.
So I’m confused, is that because the test tool ab’s problem, if it’s
problem, why it’s http performance is good?
If ab’s test result is correct, is https’ performance is so bad than
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