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Siege Alternatives

Siege is described as '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' and is a Benchmark tool in the os & utilities category. There are five alternatives to Siege for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and Python. The best alternative is locust, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Siege are Apache JMeter, wrk, hey and Apache Benchmark.

Siege 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 Siege.
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  • 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...

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    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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  3. 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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    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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    Apache Benchmark

    • 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.

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