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The Grinder is described as 'Java load testing framework that makes it easy to run a distributed test using many load injector machines. It is freely available under a BSD-style open-source license' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to The Grinder for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Windows, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is locust, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Grinder are Apache JMeter, wrk, YandexTank and Loader.io.

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    locust

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    47 alternatives to locust 

    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

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    47 alternatives to Apache JMeter 

    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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  3. wrk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    10 alternatives to wrk 

    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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    YandexTank

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    29 alternatives to YandexTank 

    YandexTank is an extensible open source load testing tool for advanced linux users which is especially good as a part of an automated load testing suite.

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    Loader.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    43 alternatives to Loader.io 

    Loader.io is a simple cloud-based load testing service that allows you to stress test your web-apps & apis with thousands of concurrent connections. Made by the team behind SendGrid.

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    Tsung

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD
    8 alternatives to Tsung 

    Tsung (formerly IDX-Tsunami) is a distributed load testing tool. It is protocol-independent and can currently be used to stress HTTP, WebDAV, SOAP, PostgreSQL, MySQL, LDAP and Jabber/XMPP servers. It is distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2.

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    Gatling.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Maven
    45 alternatives to Gatling.io 

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

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    Taurus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to Taurus 

    Automation-friendly framework for Continuous Testing. It makes sense to automate anything you repeat 10+ times. Taurus improves experience of JMeter, Selenium and others.

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    OctoPerf

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    38 alternatives to OctoPerf 

    OctoPerf is a SaaS load testing solution, based on JMeter.

    Stress test your web and mobile apps within minutes. Design realistic virtual users. Scales to thousands of user from multiple locations simultaneously. We take care of the infrastructure.

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    blitz.io

    • Online
    41 alternatives to blitz.io 

    Blitz makes load and performance testing of your web site, API, iPhone and Android and Facebook apps a fun sport.

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    Discontinued

    Official shut down announced for 2018, no new or renewed subscriptions allowed now.

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