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Python HTTP Benchmarking Tool

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HTTPBenchmark aims to be inbetween Apache Bench (ab) and a more
full blown HTTP test suite. In its simplest form* it provides some
basic compatibility with ab in that it supports a -n switch to
specify the number of requests to make and a -c switch to specify
how many concurrent users. [*simplest form: HTTPBenchmark().main()]

However, the true intended use is to subclass HTTPBenchmark and to
override the get_worker method to implement your own test logic.

This allows you to implement specific testing logic while being
able to generate a modest load.

At a concurrency of 100 I am able to generate ~1000 req/sec without
breaking a sweat on a modest server.


* Add some examples
* Upgrade Tornado

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