Jeremy Andrews

Goose is the most scalable load testing tool available (10 - 20x faster than Locust), it uses much less hardware and is the easiest tool to scale. Check out the Goose source code, documentation, and all other Tag1 Goose related content! --- Load testing is one of the tools we leverage regularly at Tag1. It can help prevent website outages, stress test code changes, and identify bottlenecks. The ability...

Narayan Newton

Locust.io is a great tool for applying load in a controlled manner and measuring response. However, historically speaking nobody has really cared about a solo locust. They just aren't that concerning in the singular. Likewise, load applied from a single point to a moderately complicated infrastructure is both easy to block (or rate limit) and also not very representative of a real world situation. (Aside from the people you inevitably end up talking to who...

Narayan Newton

Apache JMeter and I have a long and complicated relationship. It is definitely a trusted and valuable tool, but I am also quite confident that certain parts of it will make an appearance in my particular circle of hell. Due to this somewhat uncomfortable partnership, I am always interested in new tools for applying load to an infrastructure and monitoring the results. Locust.io is not exactly a new tool, but I have only recently begun...