Re: website traffic simulation
Thanks for the advice, Andy. I'm running ab right now--seems to do what
andrew holway wrote:
> look at ab or apache benchmark. I think It does what you need.
> Installed as part of the apache2 package on debian.
> On 11/09/2007, John Miller <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Part of the web programming job I'm on right now requires that I do load
>> testing to ensure that the site can handle twice its current traffic volume.
>> I've installed the site to a testing server (to avoid crashing the live
>> version), and have slurped the production site's logs into an SQL
>> database. I figured to write a database function or two to calculate
>> average requests/second, standard deviation, etc. I'm a rank newbie
>> when it comes to simulating traffic, though.
>> Can anyone offer their experiences with simulating web traffic? Are
>> there definitive resources I should read first? Any good simulation
>> programs out there so I don't have to roll my own?
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