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Stress\Load testing of a web server

michael anderson
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Joined: Jan 07, 2000
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How can I simultaneous 50+ users in a load\stress test my web server? thank you.

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paul wheaton
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Joined: Dec 14, 1998
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I've never done it myself, but I think you would want to use something like WinRunner.
I also think that the JProbe people offer something along those lines. Their web address is www.klgroup.com

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Frank Carver
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Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
And don't forget Apache JMeter (see http://java.apache.org/)


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Palani
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Joined: Feb 13, 2000
Posts: 6
Try using loadrunner. http://www.merc-int.com/products/loadrunner6/
Rex Johnson
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Joined: Nov 06, 2000
Posts: 1
I work in a group that gives a lot of attention to just this.
We use LoadRunner.
Might be a good exercise to thread an applet to make your 50+ requests on the web server.
Justin Moore
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Joined: Jun 27, 2000
Posts: 22
we wrote something to do it...I'm about to check out LoadRunner though.
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Ben Hodgson
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Joined: Nov 02, 2000
Posts: 12
Microsoft produce the Web Application Stress tool, formerly known as Homer, for testing on IIS. I've used it on test sites, it seems to do the job and it's free. Their page is at: http://webtool.rte.microsoft.com/
 
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