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open-source load testing framework based on Scala, Akka and Netty
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What is Gatling?

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.
Gatling is a tool in the Load and Performance Testing category of a tech stack.
Gatling is an open source tool with 4.5K GitHub stars and 956 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Gatling's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Gatling?

32 companies reportedly use Gatling in their tech stacks, including, SpectoLabs, and StellaService.

72 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Gatling.

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Gatling Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Gatling?
Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
Simulate any user scenario for webapps, websites, mobile apps or web services. 100% Apache JMeter compatible. Scalable from 1 to 1,000,000+ concurrent users.<br>
Apache JMeter
It is open source software, a 100% pure Java application designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. It was originally designed for testing Web Applications but has since expanded to other test functions.
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. is a free load testing service that allows you to stress test your web-apps/apis with thousands of concurrent connections.
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