5. Performance (Throughput)

Disclaimer: We do not guarantee the same performance in your environment. Performance can vary significantly depending on data sets and systems used when running the tests. The sole purpose of this section of the User Guide is to provide a high-level indicator of performance impact when enabling Proactive DLP in your business logic.

Windows System Info

  • RAM: 32GB

  • CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 8

  • OS: Windows Server 2019

  • Disk Drive: 256GB SSD

Linux System Info

  • RAM: 32GB

  • CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz × 8

  • OS: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

  • Disk Drive: 256GB SSD

Resources

  • Windows: MetaDefender Core v4.19.0 with 8 engines

  • Linux: MetaDefender Core v4.19.0 with 5 engines

Test Results

File type

Average file size (KB)

Total files

Sensitive files

Detection (s/file)

Detect + Redaction (s/file)

Windows

Linux

Windows

Linux

Text

170

1456

728

0.04

0.05

0.04

0.05

3174

864

592

0.25

0.21

0.25

0.22

Pdf

392

1572

785

0.28

0.28

0.44

0.47

6553

846

242

2.5

2.72

3.0

4.9

Word

224

629

314

0.14

0.16

0.15

0.16

2969

808

128

0.26

0.26

0.36

0.35

Excel

191

2942

1471

0.51

0.43

0.52

0.46

1904

840

192

3.3

2.8

3.3

2.7