Gatling vs. vs. Locust

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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.

What is is a free load testing service that allows you to stress test your web-apps/apis with thousands of concurrent connections.

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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What companies use Gatling?
20 companies on StackShare use Gatling
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What companies use Locust?
11 companies on StackShare use Locust


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What tools integrate with Locust?
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What are some alternatives to Gatling,, and Locust?

  • AWS Device Farm - Test your app on real devices in the AWS Cloud
  • BlazeMeter - The Load Testing Platform for Developers
  • Blitz - Load testing for websites, web apps, and REST APIs
  • Flood IO - Load Testing for everyone

See all alternatives to Gatling

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