7 Important Cloud-Based Tools for Load Testing

Have you wondered about the load that your website is taking simultaneously?

You must check out some of the tools that we suggest if you want to do a load testing on your website.

It is very important to know the capacity of your website if you are into some business online. In fact, every website owner puts a lot of his efforts in its designing, SEO and securing but often he forgets to recognize the number of concurrent users he can serve without even compromising his website’s performance.

Below suggested tools will assist you to get some really good hits that your website is capable of before it degrades its performance or dies.

Here is the list of Tools below –

Load Impact

You can perform a real-time test for 5 minutes having 25 users (virtual) in a free account by using Load Impact.

You will get an idea on the behaviour of the application when there are simultaneous 25 users. On the other hand, you get a report of usage the Memory, CPU, Network I/O and Disk I/O.

Actually, Load Impact generates a sample graph report.

Flood IO

Flood is a good tool since it lets you make a load test using unlimited users simultaneously in with less limitation in their free plan.

If you want to consider unlimited simultaneous users, lay your hands on Flood for having better website performance test and  API, DNS load, etc.

You will have a genuine timeline of that load test having numerous simultaneous users, response time, network throughput, latency and transaction metrics.


Loader gives you an apportunity to load its test in one minute having 1000 of users through its free account. However, it’s not bad if you want to run your website with 1000 users using their free account.

Loader.io has an option that lets you configure loads of requests, error entry for any timeout, Protocol such as HTTP/HTTPS, request mode such as GET/POST, Headers, body as well as response variables.


Load Storm

Load Storm gives you the benefit of a stress test for your website with 10 users and that too for ten minutes.

However, we  unerstand the fact that ten users aren’t much for a load test, however if you want to test and see the metrics, then we don’t think it’s that bad.


In case you like Jmeter, then you should try Blazemeter. You can easily set the upload scenario properties that let you to do test from Virginia, Ireland, California, Oregon, Singapore, Sydney, Sao Pulao and Tokyo.

With a free account, its lets you to perform load of upto fifty users and at the end of the test you get a test summery, monitoring logs, load report, errors, etc.

Load Focus

You can perform a test using 500 users with their free account either from Ireland or US location. Additionally, Load Focus gives an option where you can do a speed test of your website along with the monitoring.


A SaaS-based testing tool like OctoPerf powered by JMeter is great for web, mobile app, API and REST. It lets you design, monitor, analyze and execute the website performance through only a browser.

Each test will give an option where you can download a beautiful report with the following.

  • Hits rate & response time
  • Test/statistics and results summary
  • Request details
  • Average response time
  • Breakdown of response time
  • Error details
  • ThroughputWe hope the above services will help you greatly in performing your website’s load test for you to plan a better capacity.
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