Caliper is a benchmark framework that allows users to measure the performance of a blockchain system under test. Caliper produces reports containing a number of performance indicators, such as TPS (transactions per second), transaction latency, and resource utilization. Victor Hu introduces the concept and architecture of the framework, explains how to integrate it with various blockchain systems, and demonstrates how to use Caliper to define and run a test flow.
This session is sponsored by Huawei.
Victor Hu is a research manager at Huawei. He has spent many years in open source communities and standardization bodies. In 2016, Victor started to focus on blockchain technology, specifically working toward solving problems encountered during selecting blockchain platforms. He started the Caliper project in early 2017, made it open source by August of that year, and contributed it to Hyperledger. Victor is now working closely with the performance and scalability working group of Hyperledger and serves as the chair of the working group for ITU’s Focus Group for DLT Architecture and Assessment.
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