May 26, 2018

Perl module for HTTP benchmarking

This is ApacheBench version 0.62, the Perl API for Apache benchmarking and regression testing.

This project is meant to be the foundation of a complete benchmarking and regression testing suite for a transaction- processing mod_perl site. We needed to be able to stress our server to its limit while also having a way to verify the HTTP responses for correctness. We also extended the single-URL ab model to a multiple-URL sequence model.

ApacheBench is based on the Apache 1.3.12 ab code src/support/ab.c. Since the initial release, I have made efforts to merge in all the newest features of ab. Currently v0.62 it has almost all the features of Apache 1.3.22 ab.

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