[nycphp-talk] Slightly OT - Apache Stress Test

Michael B Allen ioplex at
Wed Mar 12 19:14:04 EDT 2008

On 3/12/08, Pete Czech - New Possibilities Group, LLC <czech at> wrote:
> Does anyone have good resources to perform a stress test on apache?

Apache Bench ships with every standard Apache package. For example:

  $ ab -n 1000 -c 3

The above command retrieves the supplied URL 1000 times with at most 3
concurrent requests at one time. It's not very comprehensive but it's
great for sanity testing.


Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory SPNEGO SSO

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