Apache Bench

  • Instructor: Todd Barrett
  • Lectures: 8
  • Students: 3236
  • Duration: 10 weeks

Apache Bench (ab) is a load testing and benchmarking tool for Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server. It can be run from command line and it is very simple to use. A quick load testing output can be obtained in just one minute. As it does not need too much familiarity with load and performance testing concepts, therefore it is suitable for beginners and intermediate users. To use this tool, no complex setup is required. Moreover, it gets installed automatically with Apache web server, or it can be installed separately as Apache utility.

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Audience

This tutorial is designed for Application Developers and System Administrators, who are willing to learn Apache Bench in simple and easy steps. This tutorial will give you practical knowledge on Apache Bench, and after completing this tutorial, you will be at an intermediate level of expertise from where you can take yourself to higher level of expertise.

This course by Academy Europe aims at imparting quality education and training to students.

Academy Europe is dedicated to its students, their specific learning requirements, and their overall learning success.

This course is directed toward a student-centered, independent study, asynchronous learning approach.

After completing this course on Academy Europe, students will get self improvement  and promotion in their careers.

This course is based on at least two learning skills which are provided  to the users through audio & visuals, videos, verbal presentations and articles, all of which are asynchronized with distance education approach.



Prerequisites

Before proceeding with this tutorial, you should have a basic understanding of command line interface (CLI), HTTP, text editor and web servers, etc., because you will need these tools to successfully run Apache Bench for load testing. In addition, it will be good if you have knowledge of web development and application testing processes.

Before you start proceeding with this course on Academy Europe, we are assuming that you have a good aptitude and can think logically. You should want to try something different.

Ideal candidates for the course would typically possess:

– Discipline and attentiveness

– Ability to conduct research

– Ability to perform tasks with speed, efficiency, and accuracy

– Analytical judgment

– Patience to interpret technical/scientific data

– A willingness to learn, roll up your sleeves and work toward your dream!

– A computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection

– Basic computer skills


  • Apache Bench - Overview 0/1

  • Apache Bench - Environment Setup 0/1

  • Testing Our Sample Application 0/1

  • Testing Multiple URLs Concurrently 0/1

  • Preparation for Testing Dynamic Pages 0/1

  • Sequential Test Cases for Dynamic Pages 0/1

  • Apache Bench - Comparison of Outputs 0/1

  • Completion of Course 0/1

Price

Free