Loader.io Alternatives

    Loader.io is described as 'simple cloud-based load testing service'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Loader.io, 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 Loader.io are locust (Free, Open Source), Yandex.Tank (Free, Open Source), Gatling (Free, Open Source) and Loadrunner (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 16, 2021

    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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      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.


    2. 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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      Gatling is an open-source load testing framework based on Scala, Akka and Netty.
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    3. LoadRunner is a software testing tool used to test applications, measuring system behaviour and performance under load.


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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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    4. 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.
    5. Despite its name, Fast DDoS Attack Cmd is just a portable ping tool based on Windows command-line (cmd) aimed to be used by casual\non-advanced Windows OS Users!
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      Automation-friendly framework for Continuous Testing. It makes sense to automate anything you repeat 10+ times. Taurus improves experience of JMeter, Selenium and others.
    6. LOIC is an open source network stress testing application, written in C#.
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