Monday, December 17, 2012
Two topics here.
load testing on the server
load testing on the front end
Load testing on the Server.
This is kind of in the middle.
For load testing the server, verifying responses, and interacting with the page returned. Multi-mechanize looks pretty sweet. Its a python library that reminds me of selenium somewhat.
Load testing on the front end
This would probably be a nice setup at a company if you had a great set of selenium tests that were maintained. This would most likely take a while to run and by running them in parallel you could definitely speed up the process.
Selenium RC is a project for language bindings to selenium. http://seleniumhq.org/projects/remote-control/
If you have money to throw at the problem, this may be of interest. http://www.crunchbase.com/company/browsermob