HTTPulse Alternatives

    HTTPulse is described as 'Zero-setup, browser based solution for performing REST API health checks and load tests'. There are more than 25 alternatives to HTTPulse, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Apache JMeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to HTTPulse are locust (Free, Open Source), hey (Free, Open Source), Loader.io (Freemium) and Tsung (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 12, 2020

    1. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • 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.


      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      hey is a tiny program that sends some load to a web application.
    2. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • FreeBSD
      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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    3. Find out about your app’s performance limits and bottlenecks in order to use your resources in a most effective way. Ensure your app is scalable and find a way to make it scalable. Use Yandex.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Self-Hosted
      • Maven
      Gatling is an open-source load testing framework based on Scala, Akka and Netty.
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    4. LoadRunner is a software testing tool used to test applications, measuring system behaviour and performance under load.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.
    5. The k6 Cloud is a commercial SaaS product that we’ve designed to be the perfect companion to k6 OSS. It brings ease-of-use and convenience to your performance and load testing.
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