Stress Test

by Xirre
Stress Test
Add this game to your fan list and favorite to be notified when DreamDaemon stress test is ready to be done! [More]
To download this game for your Linux/Mac installation, enter this on your command line:

DreamDownload byond://Xirre.StressTest##version=0

Emulator users, in the BYOND pager go to File | Open Location and enter this URL:


Latest Version
Date added: Sep 7 2014
Last updated: Sep 24 2014
Last played: Oct 9 2014
33 fans

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Only Windows users can play this game. If you have an emulator, you can join the waiting list to be informed when a new server is ready to play.

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Add this game to your fan list and favorite to be notified when DreamDaemon stress test is ready to be done!

This is a simple developer project to determine what are the limits of DreamDaemon. Nothing more. Just fan it, get your friends and enemies to fan it, wait for it to go live, join when it goes live, let other people know to join it as well. If you don't spread the word, it doesn't work.

First stress test attempt is Saturday September 13th 2014 at 2:00 PM EST until 4:00 PM EST

BYOND, to my knowledge, has not been tested fully on how much a brutal beating it can take. There have been tests via programming, such as "how long can a string get before DreamDaemon crashes?" or "how long does it take for this for loop to complete?" Well, after asking how many players DreamDaemon could hold for a simple text-based project, I received no sure answer. However, I did receive a method to go about getting an accurate answer.

I have quickly created a project specially crafted to determine how many clients can a DreamDaemon hold. This project will record the amount of players that log in and log off and will also store the current online players in a list, displaying them in a tab and displaying the player count there as well. There will be a chat feature as well since that is a common feature in most games. The server should be able to withstand constant worldly conversations.

When will this take place? Well, the first stress test attempt is this Saturday September 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM EST until 4:00 PM EST.

How do I join or be reminded? You can add Stress Test to your favorites list. When the testing begins, there will be 3 updates posted through the BYOND pager. One telling you it's about to start. Another telling you it's at the half-way mark and informing you of the progress. And another telling you it's about to finish and that you should come soon if you want to participate.

What do I get for participating and/or telling others? A cookie.

How many people are you expecting or need? The project that caused me to ask this is a project that will be bringing in more than 500 people on a single server. My question is, will it run okay even if the project does nothing heavy and is programmed with the utmost efficiency. So, I need 200 or more BYONDers to visit to at least give a "decent" reading. 500 would be even more fantastic.

Why don't you just split up the servers? Already discussed. It's not beneficial in terms of a social aspect. These 500 people will be from 1 central community. I could break them up in to servers for each individual community to make that more efficient. However, I can't break up a community and put half of them with another one. Once again, goes against some social issues.