Finch is a command line tool used for benchmarking web applications. It is written in Go and provides a simple and efficient way to simulate multiple concurrent users hitting a web server. Finch allows you to define scenarios and specify the number of virtual users, rate limit, and duration of the benchmark. It supports various HTTP methods like GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, and HEAD, allowing you to test different aspects of your application. You can control the request headers, payloads, and authentication parameters for each request. Finch also supports dynamic data generation, enabling you to randomize user input or generate unique values for each request. It provides detailed reports and statistics, including response times, throughput, success rate, and error codes. Finch makes it easy to conduct load testing, stress testing, and performance testing to identify bottlenecks and optimize your web application. It can be effortlessly integrated into your workflow using simple command line parameters or by defining scenarios in YAML or JSON format. Finch is actively maintained and offers a powerful and flexible solution for benchmarking and testing web applications.
List of commands for finch:
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