- 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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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.
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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.
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.
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– A computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection
– Basic computer skills
Apache Bench - Overview
Apache Bench - Environment Setup
Testing Our Sample Application
Testing Multiple URLs Concurrently
Preparation for Testing Dynamic Pages
Sequential Test Cases for Dynamic Pages
Apache Bench - Comparison of Outputs
Completion of Course