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Cicada vs Locust: What are the differences?

What is Cicada? A Unix shell written in Rust. It is a simple bash-like Unix shell written in Rust.

What is Locust? Define user behaviour with Python code, and swarm your system with millions of simultaneous users. 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.

Cicada and Locust are primarily classified as "Shells" and "Load and Performance Testing" tools respectively.

Cicada and Locust are both open source tools. It seems that Locust with 10.6K GitHub stars and 1.53K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Cicada with 696 GitHub stars and 32 GitHub forks.

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      Hackable
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      Supports distributed
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      Open source
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      Easy to use
    • 6
      Easy to setup
    • 4
      Fast
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      Test Anything

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    Cons of Cicada
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        Bad design

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      What is Cicada?

      It is a simple bash-like Unix shell written in Rust.

      What is Locust?

      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.

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