bombardment - Run Siege with an ever-increasing number of users
R bombardment [urlfile] [initial number of clients] [increment value]
[number of increments] [delay]"
bombardment urlfile.txt 5 10 20 1
is part of the Siege package. It calls siege with an initial number of
clients. When that run finishes, it immediately calls siege again with
that number of clients plus the increment. It does this the number of
times specified in the fourth argument.
The name of the file containing one or more URLs for siege to test.
R initial number of clients
The number of clients to be used on the first Siege run.
R increment value
The number of clients to add from run to run.
R number of increments
The number of times to run siege.
The is the amount of time, in seconds, that each client will wait between
requests. The Siege default of 3 is overridden by
and is 15.
can very easily overcome process and filehandle limits. Siege DOES give a
warning if it is going to exceed 600 concurrent processes. See your
system documentation (or try ulimit -a) for information on the limits of
your system before using a high number of concurrent users.