Web Application Load Testing Tools

Load Testing Tools

Apache Bench - httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/programs/ab.html
Apache Bench (ab) is a quick an easy tool to hammer a web-server, fetching a single page as fast as possible.
WAPT - Web Application Performance Testing - www.loadtestingtool.com
Commercial solution which runs on Windows only.
NeoLoad - www.neotys.com
Web Application performance an stress testing which claims to work on all technologies including mobile and tablet based systems.
Load Impact - loadimpact.com/
Load Testing
WebLoad - www.webload.org
WebLoad (and WebLoad Pro) provides both an IDE, loads of interface parameters, commercial product is "hush-hush" about their pricing.
HP Load Runner - www8.hp.com/us/en/software/software-product.html
HP LoadRunner software is an automated performance and testing product from Hewlett-Packard for examining system behaviour and performance with "TruClient technology to simplify and accelerate web 2.0 application scripting" - cute!
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