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Independent streamfwd (HEC) tests - default configuration

This page shows performance test results for an independent streamfwd binary sending data to indexers using HTTP Event Collector (HEC) and default stream configuration . For detailed test environment and configuration information, see Splunk Stream test environments in this manual.

Note: splunkd CPU % and Memory MB performance metrics do not apply to streamfwd when sending data to indexers using HEC.

HTTP 100K response test results

Stats 8Mbps 64Mbps 256Mbps 512Mbps 1Gbps 2Gbps 3Gbps 4Gbps 5Gbps 6Gbps 7Gbps 8Gbps 9Gbps 10Gbps
CPU% (streamfwd) 9 14 29 44 71 106 135 160 197 227 262 300 338 381
Memory MB (streamfwd) 162 169 177 180 193 211 228 228 233 234 252 329 315 314
Events/sec 37 221 878 1757 3431 6859 10298 13729 17157 20575 24070 27534 30897 34322
Drop Rate % 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


HTTP 25K response test results

Stats 8Mbps 64Mbps 256Mbps 512Mbps 1Gbps 2Gbps 3Gbps 4Gbps 5Gbps 6Gbps 7Gbps 8Gbps 9Gbps 10Gbps
CPU% (streamfwd) 10 21 48 82 108 187 263 363 266 252 251 242 236 239
Memory MB (streamfwd) 165 172 176 184 192 233 251 250 4674 4711 4744 4754 4754 4756
Events/sec 112 846 3449 6897 13482 26950 40431 53872 34881 29494 27554 24791 22678 22498
Drop Rate % 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 3 4


HTTPS 100K response test results

Stats 8Mbps 64Mbps 256Mbps 512Mbps 1Gbps 2Gbps 3Gbps 4Gbps
CPU% (streamfwd) 10 26 60 88 137 250 373 421
Memory MB (streamfwd) 237 256 278 302 343 637 709 1109
Events/sec 21 150 431 823 1598 3234 4789 5244
Drop Rate % 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


HTTPS 25K response test results

Stats 8Mbps 64Mbps 256Mbps 512Mbps 1Gbps 2Gbps 3Gbps 4Gbps
CPU% (streamfwd) 10 26 60 88 136 250 375 419
Memory MB (streamfwd) 239 257 279 300 356 666 692 1057
Events/sec 21 159 424 827 1600 3202 4758 5179
Drop Rate % 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Enterprise Datacenter test results

Stats 8Mbps 64Mbps 256Mbps 512Mbps 1Gbps 2Gbps 3Gbps 4Gbps 5Gbps 6Gbps 7Gbps 8Gbps 9Gbps 10Gbps
CPU% (streamfwd) 13 44 98 169 322 283 314 338 359 421 432 430 431 441
Memory MB (streamfwd) 166 254 507 780 1262 3066 3074 3080 3090 3173 3200 3223 3256 3272
Events/sec 415 3227 12851 24625 46438 30949 29637 27871 28137 26871 28432 25558 23161 22547
Drop Rate % 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk Stream: 7.0.0, 7.0.1


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