Custom load tests give you the flexibility of writing load tests in languages and utilities you use every day.  You can write custom tests in PythonPHP or Node.js.

Why custom tests?  Load testing tools continue to add rich features, but sometimes you want something quick without the learning curve.  You are coding in PHP or NodeJS every day, you know how to make a curl request or enjoy using a custom NPM module.

Python, PHP, or NodeJS Trail

  1. Setup Connection with AWS
  2. Load Testing simple case, a single URL.
  3. Scaling to 2 servers [TBD]
  4. Writing a custom load test
  5. Testing Locally with Custom Test Harness
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    2. PHP –
    3. NodeJS –