[sf-perl] [meeting] 'CPAN In The Sky With Diamonds' tomorrow evening

George Hartzell hartzell at alerce.com
Thu Nov 1 11:45:45 PDT 2012

Jeffrey Thalhammer writes:
 > [...]
 > By the way, what is your favorite tool for load & performance
 > testing a web app? 

Was it actually the web-ish part of the app that blew up?

Sounds to me that it was the back end.  If that's true and you've
<armchair_quarterbacking> sliced things "right"
</armchair_quarterbacking> then you can beat the day lights out of it
without having to get any of the web ui involved.

My favorite tools in those cases have always been hand rolled and not
particularly graceful, either doing something that I expect to be
troublesome or actually replaying events from traces of real activity.


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