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

Posted on 2008-10-08
Last Modified: 2013-12-12
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.
Question by:proman121
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Loganathan Natarajan earned 125 total points
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This one is free and easy to install (unpack it)

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by:Ray Paseur
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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:

Best regards, ~Ray

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Thanks for leading me in the right direction!

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