[Bitcoin-development] Timed testing

Mark Friedenbach mark at monetize.io
Thu Apr 17 16:35:52 UTC 2014

Not necessarily. Running a private server involves listening to the p2p
network for incoming transactions, performing validation on receipt and
organizing a mempool, performing transaction selection, and relaying
blocks to auditors - none of which is tested in a reindex.

A reindex would give you an optimistic upper bound though, if that's all
you care about.

On 04/17/2014 08:49 AM, Mike Hearn wrote:
>     2) If I wanted to measure validation performance, to get the number of
>     peak tps that could be processed without taking block sides or network
>     latency into account, how would I do that? Has anybody tried this
>     before?
> You can just reindex/replay the chain. It's been done many times. 

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