Go load-testing

Open-source Go projects categorized as load-testing

Top 21 Go load-testing Projects

  • Vegeta

    HTTP load testing tool and library. It's over 9000!

    Project mention: Under Pressure: Benchmarking Node.js on a Single-Core EC2 | dev.to | 2023-12-02

    There are tons of tools to do this, I'll use Vegeta

  • k6

    A modern load testing tool, using Go and JavaScript - https://k6.io

    Project mention: HTTPie Desktop: cross-platform API testing client for humans | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-10-08

    I know this is about Desktop HTTP testing but has anyone experimented with command-line HTTP testing?

    I recall having a good experience with https://github.com/grafana/k6 some eons ago.

    It's geared towards writing load testing in JS but it also allows you to check HTTP body, headers, etc.

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  • ddosify

    "Canva" of Kubernetes Observability. Available on CLI, Self-Hosted, and Cloud - https://ddosify.com 🚀

    Project mention: 5 Awesome Go Projects To Know Before You Die | /r/golang | 2023-05-05

    DDosify: https://github.com/ddosify/ddosify

  • bombardier

    Fast cross-platform HTTP benchmarking tool written in Go

    Project mention: Discussion: Are we entering the golden age of hacking, where software written by language models that "looks correct" to the lazy human operator is used despite being full of vulnerabilities? | /r/hacking | 2023-03-22

    Why? There is a ready script for that https://github.com/codesenberg/bombardier

  • plow

    A high-performance HTTP benchmarking tool that includes a real-time web UI and terminal display

  • ali

    Generate HTTP load and plot the results in real-time

  • cassowary

    :rocket: Modern cross-platform HTTP load-testing tool written in Go (by rogerwelin)

  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • speedbump

    TCP proxy for simulating variable, yet predictable network latency :globe_with_meridians::hourglass_flowing_sand:

  • Pewpew

    Flexible HTTP command line stress tester for websites and web services (by bengadbois)

  • kube-burner

    kube-burner is a Kubernetes performance and scale test orchestration framework written in golang

  • iter8

    Kubernetes release optimizer

  • baton

    HTTP load testing witten in Go

  • hargo

    Hargo is a Go library and command line utility that parses HAR files, can convert to curl format, and serve as a load test driver.

  • xk6-kafka

    k6 extension to load test Apache Kafka with support for various serialization formats, SASL, TLS, compression, Schema Registry client and beyond

  • gocannon

    :boom: Performance-focused HTTP load testing tool written in Go

  • mattermost-load-test-ng

    Mattermost next generation loadtest agent

  • rip

    Rest in peace(s) - HTTP/UDP load testing tool (by bjarneo)

  • spurt

    HTTP stress testing tool that can overload web servers.

    Project mention: Getblaze – HTTP Stress Testing | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-04-16
  • gopayloader

    HTTP/S benchmark/load testing cross-platform tool with optional jwt generation - supports HTTP/1.1, HTTP/2, HTTP/3

    Project mention: Gopayloader - New golang HTTP load testing tool. 235% quicker than k6 | /r/programming | 2023-04-27
  • trunks

    The Go module for programmatically run and load testing HTTP services

  • lyra

    A simple, lightweight, and concurrent agent for load simulation and monitoring HTTP test object performance and availability - analyze and monitor performance metrics with configurable virtual users and InfluxDB integration for comprehensive reporting and visualization. (by eelbaz)

    Project mention: LYRA | /r/golang | 2023-04-01

    Lyra - A GoLang Lightweight HTTP Test Object, Load and Performance Metrics Agent - Integrated with InfluxDB.

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-12-02.

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What are some of the best open-source load-testing projects in Go? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Vegeta 22,160
2 k6 22,123
3 ddosify 7,964
4 bombardier 4,880
5 plow 3,697
6 ali 3,556
7 cassowary 689
8 speedbump 598
9 Pewpew 395
10 kube-burner 380
11 iter8 242
12 baton 236
13 hargo 220
14 xk6-kafka 114
15 gocannon 65
16 mattermost-load-test-ng 52
17 rip 47
18 spurt 44
19 gopayloader 13
20 trunks 3
21 lyra 2
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