Yardstick Test Case Description TC024ΒΆ

CPU Load
test case id OPNFV_YARDSTICK_TC024_CPU Load
metric CPU load
test purpose

To evaluate the CPU load performance of the IaaS. This test case should be run in parallel to other Yardstick test cases and not run as a stand-alone test case.

The purpose is also to be able to spot trends. Test results, graphs ans similar shall be stored for comparison reasons and product evolution understanding between different OPNFV versions and/or configurations.


file: cpuload.yaml (in the ‘samples’ directory)

There is are no additional configurations to be set for this TC.

test tool


(mpstat is not always part of a Linux distribution, hence it needs to be installed. It is part of the Yardstick Glance image. However, if mpstat is not present the TC instead uses /proc/stats as source to produce “mpstat” output.

references man-pages
applicability Run in background with other test cases.
pre-test conditions

The test case image needs to be installed into Glance with mpstat included in it.

No POD specific requirements have been identified.

test sequence description and expected result
step 1

The host is installed. The related TC, or TCs, is invoked and mpstat logs are produced and stored.

Result: Stored logs

test verdict None. CPU load results are fetched and stored.