Load Testing with Siege

siege is an open source program to load test and bechmark web site.

To install siege on Ubuntu/debian, run

apt -y install siege

To generate 250 concurrent users, run

siege -c 250 http://mydomain.com/

To simiulate 100 users with 10 second delay betwen requests

siege -d 10 -c 100 http://mydomain.com/

To simulate real work load, you may need to send traffic to multiple URLs on your web site. You can do this by creating a file with all urls of your web site. Now run

siege -d 10 -c 100 -i -f all-urls.txt

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