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A distributed load testing tool.

Project description

Loads is a framework for load testing an HTTP service.

by Juan Pablo Bravo


$ bin/pip install loads

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Build Status


0.3 - 2014-05-22

  • Agents id are now unique across boxes

  • Disabling heartbeat on busy agents

  • Busy agents cannot be killed that easily

  • moved from a REP/ROUTER/REQ pattern to a REP/ROUTER/ROUTER

  • Refactored Funkload output

  • Refactored external runner interface

  • Many more things

0.2 - 2013-09-27

  • improved test coverage, distributed stability and documentation

  • refactored the code in cleaner & smaller modules.

  • 15% speedup for the broker

  • Database backends are now plugins. We provide a pure Python disk-based one and a Redis one.

  • extended the database API - now used in the loads-web project to display running load tests.

  • the console can now be detached and also displays tracebacks.

  • added several options: –duration, –ping-broker, –check-cluster, –no-patching

  • Fixed the DNS resolving issues.

  • Added support for multiple runs in external runners

  • Added an experimental Funkload output

0.1 - 2013-08-02

  • Initial release.

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