You can find our benchmarking script for MySQL here. It’s written in Python and only requires the MySQLdb driver to operate.

Current operating systems supported

Linux – kernel version 2.6 (tested on Redhat, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS)
Mac OSX – version 10.6 (tested on Intel hardware) note: PPC might work, try it out and let us know!
FreeBSD – Release 8.1 tested
OpenBSD – Release 4.7 tested

Software required

MySQL: version 5.0 or later
Python: version 2.4 or later, requires the MySQLdb module.