Monthly Archives: June 2009

Linux Stress Tests

Several aspects of a Linux system may need a stress test at some point.

To test the whole system:

stress --cpu 16 --io 16 --vm 16 --hdd 16 --timeout 3600

To test Apache either the Selenium-Plugin for Firefox helps or the Apache bench:

`ab -n100 -c100 {url}`

Ram can be tested with memtester from