On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 10:47 +0000, Malcolm Turnbull wrote:
> We've just ordered 4 servers and a gigabit switch to try and do exctly
> this kind of testing.
> If anyone has sugestions about a good/simple way of generating the
> load and graphing it that would be appreciated.
I would suggest that http://curl-loader.sourceforge.net/ would be a good
one to start with. I was going to suggest Ixia's IxLoad, but that
requires Very Expensive Hardware from Ixia themselves. It's very good
(it should be at what they charge!) but the cost for a small test of
this type is likely prohibitive.
curl-loader actually positions itself as an alternative to IxLoad,
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