What is Distributed Load Testing on AWS?
It automatically launches and configures containers running on AWS Fargate to help you easily create and simulate thousands of connected users generating a select number of transactions per second without having to provision servers. This solution delivers application performance monitoring, which will help you understand how your application will perform at scale and at expected load, identifying bottlenecks before you release your application.
Distributed Load Testing on AWS is a tool in the Load and Performance Testing category of a tech stack.
Distributed Load Testing on AWS is an open source tool with 106 GitHub stars and 45 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Distributed Load Testing on AWS's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Distributed Load Testing on AWS?
Distributed Load Testing on AWS's Features
- Easier to simplify testing and reduce time to release by automating functional tests for your applications
- Includes an Amazon CloudWatch dashboard that displays the output of all tasks that are part of your automated test in near real time
Distributed Load Testing on AWS Alternatives & Comparisons
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Gatling is a highly capable load testing tool. It is designed for ease of use, maintainability and high performance. Out of the box, Gatling comes with excellent support of the HTTP protocol that makes it a tool of choice for load testing any HTTP server. As the core engine is actually protocol agnostic, it is perfectly possible to implement support for other protocols. For example, Gatling currently also ships JMS support.
Locust is an easy-to-use, distributed, user load testing tool. Intended for load testing web sites (or other systems) and figuring out how many concurrent users a system can handle.
Loader.io is a free load testing service that allows you to stress test your web-apps/apis with thousands of concurrent connections.
AWS Device Farm
Run tests across a large selection of physical devices in parallel from various manufacturers with varying hardware, OS versions and form factors.
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