I was recently involved in developing the system of comments and likes of our team. The system is an independent plugin for Symfony. As this plugin is very much likely to be built directly into other systems, such as Images, Video, Newsfeed, we really need to make it as universal as possible and set up due requests to its performance. In the end, we finalized the solution of using MySQL as the RDBMS and Redis as the data structure server. After we finished the development of the API, we wanted to test system’s load performance and then estimate the upper limit of its reading and writing performance.
After we got to know some commonly-used test tools and compared some previously-used ones, we decided to use Tsung. So, here we go:
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