What is performance testing?
Performance testing is process of determining the speed, responsiveness or effectiveness of website and mobile applications. Scalability, reliability and resource usage are the quality attributes of the product under this testing. Today, Texo design -Â web application development australia will share you 8 performance testing tools can help you test performance of product:
- Apache JMeterhttp://jmeter.apache.org/
Apache JMeter is open source application, it is designed to load test functional behavior and performance. It is used to test performance on static and dynamic resources. It simulates a heavy load so you can test your server, group of servers, network or object to test its strength or to analyze overall performance under different load types. And it is total free and requires Java 7 or later, you can download application in here (http://jmeter.apache.org/download_jmeter.cgi)
- Borland SilkPerformer (https://www.borland.com/en-GB/Products/Software-Testing/Performance-Testing/Silk-Performer)
Silk Performer is designed to load testing ensures your applications can withstand massive, global usage. It validates and monitors user experience with advanced diagnostics. Silk Performer supports all web environments, including HTML5, AJAX, Responsive Web Design, Adobeâ€™s Flash/Flex, and Microsoft Silverlight. it also provide mobile performance testing on popular mobile devices application types and connection speeds. It requires operating system Window Server 2008 & 2008 R2, Server 2012 & 2012 R2, Vista, 7 or later.
CloudTest by Soasta is performance testing tool for websites, mobile applications, and API back end. It tests real user experiences from 95 locations around the world with more than 6 million cloud servers and 40 cloud service providers. CloudTest provides the most comprehensive platform for quickly validating and optimizing web and mobile user experience. You can try it for free with 100 concurrent virtual users on 1 server.
LoadComplete is test tool for load, stress scalability testing of websites and web applications. It has easy to use features that help you get started instantaneously such as an ability select browser type and connection speed help simulate user activities as close to real-life conditions as possible. It run load tests from many locations, distribute tests between on-premise, virtual machines, or the cloud then quickly identify issues using server and browser side reporting. It only supports Windows versions. You can download free version here: https://smartbear.com/product/loadcomplete/free-tool/
- Load impacthttps://loadimpact.com/
Load Impact is designed for automated, API, website and web application testing. It simulates traffic exactly, no hidden caching or user behavior and can emulate a range of browsers, mobile devices and network conditions. Load Impact generates load from 10 locations simultaneously. It also analyze a web page and generate a script automatically. You can use Scenario Recorder with Chrome Extension or Proxy Recorder to record an HTTP session then let the simulated users do the same actions. It is free for 1 month and you can consult the price of this tool in here: https://loadimpact.com/pricing
NeoLoad is a load and performance testing tool, use the scriptless GUI and a host of automation features to help you test faster and automated. It supports for recording all latest web technologies. NeoLoadâ€™s Advanced Actions allow users to to customize the behavior of virtual users. It help you in optimizing and improving performance of web applications by analysis the traffic to the website. NeoLoad requires operating system: Window, Linux and OS X. You can download in here: http://www.neotys.com/neoload/pricing
- Rational Performance Tester Â
Rational Performance Tester is a performance and automated testing tool, it is used to validate the scalability of web and server applications, identifies the presence and cause of system performance obstruction and reduces load testing. It supports creating test scripts without programing, access the test editorÂ to see high-level and detailed views of tests and transactional information, help you identify both the source code and physical application tier that are causing the obstruction by root cause analysis tool. System requirements: Windows, Linux, Mac OS, AIX and z/OS. Download and try in here: http://www-03.ibm.com/software/products/en/performance#othertab3
Tsung is an open-source tool, use to stress HTTP, WebDAV, SOAP, PostgreSQL, MySQL, LDAP and Jabber/XMPP servers. Tsung simulates hundreds of thousands of virtual users concurrently to test the scalability and performance of IP based client/server applications. It may be used to load and stress testing of servers. It is free and support on Linux, Solaris, Window and Mac OS X. You can download and try in here: http://tsung.erlang-projects.org/dist/
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