Server performance#

Cache/Load balance#

HAProxyCload balancer

Free, fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications

memcachedCmemory cache

Free & open source, high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load

VarnishCcaching proxy

Web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy




Fast cross-platform HTTP benchmarking tool


Free website speed test from multiple locations around the globe using real browsers (IE and Chrome) and at real consumer connection speeds


Modern HTTP benchmarking tool capable of generating significant load when run on a single multi-core CPU

Load test#


HTTP load testing application written in Rust inspired by Ansible syntax


Versatile HTTP load testing tool built out of a need to drill HTTP services with a constant request rate

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