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Apache Benchmark Alternatives

Apache Benchmark is described as 'ab is a tool for benchmarking your web server. It is designed to give you an impression of how your current web server installation performs. This especially shows you how many requests per second your web server installation is capable of serving' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are nine alternatives to Apache Benchmark for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is locust, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Apache Benchmark are Apache JMeter, hey, wrk and Gatling.io.

Apache Benchmark alternatives are mainly Benchmark Tools but may also be Web Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Apache Benchmark.
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  • FreeOpen Source
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  • Linux

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  1. locust icon

    locust

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python

    An open source load testing tool written in Python. Locust allows you to define user behaviour with Python code, and swarm your system with millions of simultaneous users.

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    Apache JMeter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Apache JMeter is an open source Java application, designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. Originally designed for testing Web Applications, it has since expanded to other test functions as well.

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    hey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    HTTP load generator, ApacheBench (ab) replacement, formerly known as rakyll/boom

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacehey either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Is a command-line program just like ApacheBench, with similar options.

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  4. wrk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    wrk is a modern HTTP benchmarking tool capable of generating significant load when run on a single multi-core CPU. It combines a multithreaded design with scalable event notification systems such as epoll and kqueue.

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    Gatling.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Maven

    Gatling is an open-source load testing framework based on Scala, Akka and Netty.

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  6. Siege

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Siege is a regression test and benchmark utility. It can stress test a single URL with a user defined number of simulated users, or it can read many URLs into memory and stress them simultaneously.

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  7. Kraken By octoPerf icon

    Kraken By octoPerf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Kraken is a load testing IDE. Kraken provides a complete development environment to software programmers and load testers that seek to make the most out of Gatling.

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  8. HTTPulse

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Zero-setup, browser based solution for performing REST API health checks and load tests.

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    HailStorm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Simple Integration and Load Testing Tool using Java 11.

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