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ab

Apache Benchmarking tool. The simplest tool to perform a load testing. More information: https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/programs/ab.html.

  • Execute 100 HTTP GET requests to a given URL:

ab -n {{100}} {{url}}

  • Execute 100 HTTP GET requests, processing up to 10 requests concurrently, to given URL:

ab -n {{100}} -c {{10}} {{url}}

  • Use keep alive:

ab -k {{url}}

  • Set the maximum number of seconds to spend for benchmarking:

ab -t {{60}} {{url}}

  • Execute 100 HTTP POST requests to a given URL, using a JSON payload from a file:

ab -n {{100}} -T {{application/json}} -p {{data.json}} {{url}}