Anton Yuzhaninov citrin at
Tue Apr 21 14:12:07 MSD 2009

István wrote:
> Please note that ab itself a huge bottleneck and it gives you zero
> information about nginx performance. As you can see you hit the 100% CPU
> -what comes from ab load-.
> I realized that during performance testing, all what I can tell you: use
> the httperf instead if you have a chance.
> (do not forget to modify the FD_SETSIZE to higher value)

Another replacement for ab is http_load:

 Anton Yuzhaninov

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