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Best WebTest and Load tool

James Frankman
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Joined: Jun 01, 2006
Posts: 12
I am looking at different web test tools for testing a new app web we are creating. I have looked at both WebTest and Selenium and both look promising, but it looks like they are not really designed for load and performance tests. The web app I need to test will be an intranet application with perhaps 200 concurrent users, so I don't need a high-end test tool.

Would either WebTest or Selenium work for simple load tests to simulate about 200 concurrent users?

I am open to any suggestions for simple load testing and performance tools. Simplicity and ease of use are the most important factors. We are a small shop so I don't want some gigantic tool that will cost a lot of time and money to leverage.
Lasse Koskela
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I'd recommend looking at Grinder.


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tariq shadid
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Joined: Jul 31, 2006
Posts: 11
take look at Jmeter http://jakarta.apache.org/jmeter/
 
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