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Good open source tools for Performance testing (load testing) of a Linux based PHP/MySQL Webapplication

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Hello Experts,

We are looking for a good open source load / stress testing tool to test our Linux based PHP/MySQL application.

Thanks in advance.
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This one is free and easy to install (unpack it)

http://jakarta.apache.org/jmeter/index.html

Cheers
Tjilp
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In my experience, the performance issues are (almost) always in the data base server.  Check the MySQL man pages for Profile and Explain.  Also, have a read of this excellent presentation:
http://jpipes.com/presentations/dqm/legend_drunken_query_master.pdf

Best regards, ~Ray
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Thanks for leading me in the right direction!
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