The load-testing tag is for issues relating to the setting up or running of load tests.

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Are there any tools for load / stress testing that can simulate image, video and audio uploads to Amazon EC2?

As part of my web application users can upload photos, audio and video files from a Flash SWF to my EC2 based upload server. I want to find a tool that I can use to stress test the EC2 instance (which ...
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Advice for simulating a high load on a web application — realistic httperf parameters

I have already selected httperf as the load testing tool to use. I'm trying to figure out some realistic parameters to use, and if I need to use multiple machines to create more simultaneous ...
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Load and performance testing for webapps with JavaScript support

Years ago I used OpenSTA to perform load and performance tests for web applications. I remember that it offered great recording possibilities which enabled us to quickly create new test scripts. ...
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ab Failed Requests

I've built a simple apache + django + mod_wsgi webapp that I am testing on my local machine. I've started load testing it using ab - and I am seeing a few failed requests. ab -n 500 -c 100 ...
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How to test HTTP Requests/sec + CPU + RAM usage?

Trying to evaluate the requirements of my Web application, I wanted to put it under load and at the same time check how it scales on memory and CPU. But running AB/HTTPerf and htop/"pidstat -C" in a ...
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How can I determine Breaking point of my Web application using JMeter?

How can I determine Breaking point of my Web application using JMeter? I have executed the JMeter Testplan with different concurrent users load. EX. 300 users(0% error), 400 users(7% error in a ...
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Load Testing a Security/Gateway Appliance

In a couple weeks I will load testing a security/gateway appliance. We're a small residential college, and that "residential" means the traffic moving through the appliance is a bit like the Wild ...
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Load testing nginx inside AWS

I'm trying to load test nginx running on AWS. I need to try to optimise it to handle 1Gbps of inbound traffic. Currently I've got it to peak at 85Mbit/s by running nginx on an m1.large with 4 other ...
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SonicWALL SRA blocks load test as a DoS attack

I am evaluating the Web Application Firewall (WAF) service on a SonicWALL SRA virtual appliance. When I try to load test the protected website, SonicWALL blocks my requests with this error: "Reset ...
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How to get what IP Address Ranges used by Visual Studio Online Load Testing Agents?

I need to setup IP Whitelisting in an environment that I need to run some Visual Studio Online Load Tests on. I was able to find some documentation as to what IP Addresses Visual Studio Online ...
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emulate shared hosting load

I want to emulate some shared-hosting activity in testing environment. Is particularly interested I/O performance. Need to emulate: many sql queries, http queries, and some additional activity, ...
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nginx+mysql5 loadtesting configuration strangeness

i am trying to setup a new server running on debian6 and trying to make it work smooth under load. i ve used a wordpress site as a test object, and tried the configurations on http://blitz.io. when i ...
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Stress testing Django app - how to improve throughput?

I'm having my first attempt at stress testing a simple django web app running from gunicorn and nginx which I’ve put on a small 256MB Rackspace Cloud server. Using httperf, I increase the number of ...
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Configure SilkPerformer to work with Fiddler

Does anyone know how to capture a Silk Performer HTTP request, using Fiddler? We can't seem to capture this information no matter what we try (it seems like it ignores all proxy settings).
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Is there anyway way to speed up Exchange 2007's Load Generator tool?

I'm running Load Generator to test our new deployment before going live and the initialization process has been running for two days and is only at 25% for ~58000 user test. Does anyone know of a way ...
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Improving siege results on nginx

My server has Nginx and I've been testing it with siege. top was showing the server wasn't even breaking a sweat with 150 connections from siege -c150 -d10 -t180S http://foo.com However, there were ...
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X520-DA2 10GbE PCIe NIC on Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't respond correct ARP information for a traffic tester

I'm trying to configure stand-alone test network to examine a server that has two 10GbE ports PCIe NIC. But I couldn't get any ARP responses of those 10GbE ports. To execute my test, it's necessary to ...
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Load testing HTTPS with Siege (open auth)

I am trying to load test our new website with siege. It is currently behind basic auth. I have edited my .siegerc file to include the right username and password (I've checked many times that it is ...
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How do I interpret this 'siege' load test results?

I'm performing some stress tests to a server with siege (v3.0.0), and I want to get back the following information: Number of requests that returned a status code < 400 Number of requests that ...
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Performance and Resilience testing DNS servers

We are going to run a DNS server in our company and we want to test it before we allow our users make DNS requests using the server. I want to be able to simulate huge load on the DNS server and I ...