The tool is useful in scenarios where the requests have high response times.
Many existing tools are developed for scenarios with high request rate and quick response times, and fail to keep up with load generation when server response times are high, as the number of outstanding requests becomes very large .
Cross-Browser Testing Tools/Services Web Functional/Regression Test Tools Web Site Security Test Tools External Site Monitoring Services Web Site Management Tools Log Analysis Tools Other Web Test Tools Note: Categories are not well-defined and some tools could have been listed in several categories; the 'Web Site Management Tools' category includes products that contain: site version control tools, combined utilities/tools, server management and optimization tools, and authoring/publishing/deployment tools that include significant site management or testing capabilities.
Can be used to stress HTTP, Web DAV, SOAP, Postgre SQL, My SQL, LDAP and Jabber/XMPP servers. OS monitoring (CPU, memory and network traffic) using SNMP, Munin or Erlang agents on remote servers.
XML configuration system; several sessions can be used to simulate different type of users. User think-times and the arrival rate can be randomized using a probability distribution.
Enables users to stress test websites, web apps, and APIs using real browsersnot headless browsers or other emulators.
Simulate globally-distributed traffic or local traffic from a single geographic location.
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Also see Web Site Testing FAQ in the FAQ Part 2 for a discussion of web site testing considerations; also see What's the best way to choose a test automation tool?
Loadster - Load testing tool from Brickyard Technologies, Inc.
oriented to testing websites, web applications, and HTTP web services; includes graphical script editor, live reporting, and unlimited virtual users.
Test on demand or automate testing throughout development lifecycles.
Easily integrated into existing Dev stacks using their partnership integrations and REST API.
Load Gen - An open source load testing tool by Stanly Thomas and Mythili Vutukuru, developed as a web app.