# To send 100 requests with a concurency of 50 requests to a URL:
ab -n 100 -c 50 <url>
# To send requests for 30 seconds with a concurency of 50 requests to a URL:
ab -t 30 -c 50 <url>
# Apache HTTP server benchmarking tool.
# More information: <https://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/programs/ab.html>.
# Execute 100 HTTP GET requests to a given URL:
ab -n 100 url
# Execute 100 HTTP GET requests, in concurrent batches of 10, to a URL:
ab -n 100 -c 10 url
# Execute 100 HTTP POST requests to a URL, using a JSON payload from a file:
ab -n 100 -T application/json -p path/to/file.json url
# Use HTTP [K]eep Alive, i.e. perform multiple requests within one HTTP session:
ab -k url
# Set the maximum number of seconds to spend for benchmarking:
ab -t 60 url