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    Apache JMeter Alternatives

    Apache JMeter is described as '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' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Apache JMeter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is soapUI, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Apache JMeter are Katalon Studio (Freemium), locust (Free, Open Source), hey (Free, Open Source) and Loader.io (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

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      Eviware, the maker of soapUI, Web Service Testing Leader
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    1. Katalon Studio is a free and robust automation solution for API, Web and Mobile testing. It eliminates the complexities of building an automation framework by integrating all necessary test components with built-in keywords and project templates.
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      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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      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.


    3. k6 is a developer centric, open source load testing tool, built to integrate with your Continuous Integration tools, so you can stay on top of performance without fuzz. Powered by Load Impact. k6 test scripts are written in ES6 JavaScript to allow creation of modular scripts.
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      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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      guillaumeb Very easy and efficient. I like the reports a lot!
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      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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    4. LoadRunner is a software testing tool used to test applications, measuring system behaviour and performance under load.
    5. 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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