Your response was very thoughtful! I was a bit too harsh in my original response, so I apologize for that.
My script is not online anywhere. It’s just a small bash script that curls a bunch of the various pages a handful of times. It ensure that the backend is warmed up. It gets the JIT compiler going, which is part of the reason for it. But the main reason is that express caches the templates in production (or if you enable a certain option). So, I want to ensure that the template caches are warmed up. This will literally decrease page load times by an order of magnitude.
Here, I put it in a gist and removed the proprietary information:
And, of course, you’re right that the benchmark game is not real life. But Node.js and V8 are extremely fast.