how to load test a web app?

Mike Williams dmikewilliams at gmail.com
Wed Nov 6 18:56:17 CET 2013


On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Albert-Jan Roskam <fomcl at yahoo.com> wrote:
 I would like to test the reliability and stability of at least one of them

I am curious whether the program will crash under certain circumstances
> (e.g. multiple users checking code at *exactly* the same moment). What
> approach could I follow here? Though this does not *necessarily* have to
> involve Python, I would prefer this. The way I see it, it would carry out
> certain common usage patterns many times to simulate many users. I thought
> about using mechanize/subprocess, the multimechanize package, or the twill
> package.
>
>
>
Have a look at selenium and sauce labs:

http://www.seleniumhq.org/
https://saucelabs.com/

Mike
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