stress 1.0.1 Description:
stress for Linux : A tool to impose load on and stress test Unix-like systems
stress is a simple tool that imposes a configurable amount of CPU, memory, I/O, and disk stress on POSIX-compliant operating systems. stress is written in portable ANSI C and uses the GNU Autotools to compile on most UNIX-like operating systems. It is free software, licensed under the GNU GPL. stress is not a benchmark. It is a tool used by system administrators to evaluate how well their systems will scale, by kernel programmers to evaluate perceived performance characteristics, and by systems programmers to expose the classes of bugs which only or more frequently manifest themselves when the system is under heavy load. stress is listed in the GNU Free Software Directory and has an entry on Freshmeat. It is used by the Linux Test Project and is part of a purpose-optimized GNU/Linux distribution called stresslinux. Linux Magazine did a writeup [pdf] about it. Engler's 2004 OSDI paper titled Using Model Checking to Find Serious File System Errors [pdf] references it.
To conclude stress works on Unix operating system and can be easily downloaded using the below download link according to GNU Public License license. The download file is only 0.2 MB KB in size.
stress was filed under the Utilty category and was reviewed in softlookup.com and receive 2.7/5 Score.
stress user Review
Please review stress application and submit your comments below. We will collect all comments in an effort to determine whether the stress software is reliable, perform as expected and deliver the promised features and functionalities.
Popularity 5.4/10 - Downloads - 200 - Score - 2.7/5
||Amos Waterland More titles >>
||GNU Public License
||0.2 MB KB