DJFractal is yet another fractal generator which distributes fractal data to multiple computers. Fractal data are created locally and distributed to other computers that run the appropriate fractal-generation software, which may be hosted on workstations, or on a Java enabled Web-browser through applets, or on a system with JavaCard. DJFractal's unique feature is the "smart" algorithm it uses to compute (and draw) the most interesting part of a fractal first.
The Contest program is designed to test system responsiveness by running Linux kernel compilation under a number of different load conditions. It is designed to compare different kernels, not different machines. It uses real workloads you would expect to find for short periods of time in everyday machines, but sustains them for the duration of a kernel compile to increase the signal to noise ratio.
This program was written to help test the Open Projects dancer-ircd. It simulates client activity by selecting random servers to connect to and random actions out of a list. It can handle hundreds of simultaneous connections, and can replay a log file of what it has previously done in order to help isolate the actions which cause the daemon to have problems, using methods such as binary chops. Please note that although at this point code is only written to test ircds, it is hoped that this will be extended in the future to other types of daemons.
PTT helps users to analyze and understand correction and performance problems for multi-threaded applications. It shows when a program calls NPTL routines and when it exits from them, with details about the internal mechanisms of the library. It is a post mortem analysis; the trace can be analyzed once the application has stopped. Three different trace formats are provided: a machine readable text format, a human readable text format, and a graphical format. The graphical format is obtained thanks to Pajé, an interactive visualization tool.
System and Process Monitor in Java provides a JNI (Java Native Interface) implementation for monitoring global system resources and processes (outside JVM) via a unified (cross-platform) interface. The Java interface and all native libraries are compiled into a single JAR and are loaded transparently on any architecture upon request. It should be easy to embedd this code into your Java applications, either as a separate JAR or as one single application archive.
The Open Hardware Certification Program (OHCP) Test Suite is a collection of tests to verify the compatibility of your hardware with Open Source operating systems. Tests have been contributed by multiple authors and organizations, and are bundled with documentation, test procedures, and some automation scripts to help run the tests.