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Locust

Locust is a user-friendly, advanced and open-source load testing tool that comes with brilliant features to keep your business ahead of your competitors.

The key feature that makes Locust popular is that the result of tests conducted by Locust is displayed in Python code.

By using this tool, you can get rid of all the clunky UI or bloated XML. Overall this tool is a brilliant application that will help you enhance your customer base.

  • Run load tests over multiple machines
  • User-friendly
  • Define user behaviors

Alternatives to Locust

Loadster

Loadster is a wonderful tool that lets you find your website's breaking point. By recognizing your site's breaking point you can easily stimulate thousands of users and bring them to your website.

This tool is a user-friendly and fast tool that you will love using.

Loadster offers amazing features. Here are some of them:

  • Load testing from any location
  • Load multiple fully managed cloud engines in minutes
  • Add javascript functions to validate server response

Grinder

Grinder is a Java load testing framework with the help of which you can run a distributed test quickly and efficiently. For the tests, it uses various load injector machines.

This tool is available free of cost.

The best thing about this tool is that it is an open source tool. So you can also contribute to it and enhance its functions.

  • Flexible Scripting
  • Monitor and control multiple load injectors
  • HTTP support
  • Load test everything that comes with a Java API

Gatling

Here is another tool to tell you how your application is performing. With Gatling, you can easily know all the problems that your website if facing and rectify them much before it affects your user-base.

This will not only keep your business secured but will also boost your business.

You will love its advanced and automated reporting techniques. The tool can be easily used by professionals and novices. Even if you face any minor problem, it can be easily tackled because Gatling comes beautifully documented.

It will guide you through all the steps that you need to follow to use the tool efficiently. Here are some of the features that the tool comes with.

  • Identify slow response time and crashes
  • Identify performance issues and errors
  • Get to know the accurate picture of your slowers user

Apache JMeter

Load test functional behavior and performance test with the brilliant Apache JMeter. This tool is responsive to both static and dynamic resources so you can easily use it upon any kind of resource that you are using.

The tool can be used to simulate a heavy load on single or multiple servers, to test its strength or to analyze overall performance under different load types.

It comes with great features.

  • Ability to load and performance test many different applications/server/protocol
  • allows fast Test Plan recording, building and debugging
  • Complete portability and 100% Java purity
  • Highly Extensible core

SmartMeter

SmartMeter is a reliable and user-friendly performance testing tool that conducts an in-depth testing, upon your system and offers accurate results without any distortion.

This tool works wonderfully for both small and large enterprises and helps them enhance their business.

It carefully analyzes your website and provides you with a comprehensive test report for the same It simultaneously tests your website on multiple monitors and gives you the most accurate result.

Let's check out some of the features that it offers.

  • Distributed Load Testing
  • Comprehensive test Reports
  • Real-time monitoring across browsers
  • Advanced load test reporting

LoadFocus

LoadFocus is an All-in-one cloud testing service for your apps, websites, and APIs. It is one of the easiest ways to see how your business is doing.

It doesn't only monitors the overall site or app performance but also checks individual pages of your website and application.

The best thing about this software is that it can be set to test your site or app automatically without doing it manually.

Features

  • Screenshot comparison
  • Page speed monitoring
  • Automated website monitoring and testing
  • Mobile emulation

Load Impact

Load Impact is a performance monitoring and testing software for modern and advanced DevOps teams. This software makes it easier for you to identify and fix performance issues as and when a software is in its development process.

By using this software you can be sure of developing your software at a lower price, delivering customer satisfactory services that will increase your revenue faster.

Highlights

  • Describes your performance tests in code using Javascript
  • Automated load testing
  • Local Impact cloud execution
  • Local impact insights

Loader.io

Loader.io offers you with a simplified way of load testing through which you can test your web-apps & APIs with thousands of concurrent connections. Working with this tool is absolutely easy.

You just need to use the API of the tool that you want to test. Then go ahead and run the test. You can sit back and watch the test in real-time.

  • Load testing through API or GUI
  • Share graphs and stats
  • User-friendly interface
  • Proven results
  • Quick and efficient

BlazeMeter

BlazeMeter is an advanced, user-friendly and modern performance monitoring and testing software that is a must-have for all developers.

You can automate your test or do it manually depending on which is more convenient to you. Its based on JMeter.