Performance testing results show a 15% degradation in operation throughput when auditing is enabled, when no operations match the audit filter pattern. This is as compared to a system with access control enabled (--auth) but auditing disabled. It would be preferable to pay a much lower penalty, even at the expense of reduced throughput for operations that do match the filter.
Auth on (1,2,4,8,12,16 threads)
Auth On + audit (non-matching filter, unaudited user)
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