Stress testing is a form of testing that is used to determine the stability of a given system or entity under load. It involves testing beyond normal operational capacity, often to a breaking point, in order to observe the results.

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Is it necessary to burn-in RAM for server-class hardware?

Considering the fact that many server-class systems are equipped with ECC RAM, is it necessary or useful to burn-in the memory DIMMs prior to their deployment? I've encountered an environment where ...
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How to stress test web server?

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How to stress test an apache server running on a linux box

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How do I install Stress load testing tool on CentOS?

stress is a tool that imposes CPU, memory, I/O, or disk stress on an operating system, so you can test if your applications work under high load, e.g. when almost out of memory. How do I install ...