Many companies are driven by fast-paced applications that start small but quickly outpace even the most optimistic projections. Some of the most successful startups have grown from a self-hosted app with a few hundred users to millions of users in a few years - if not months.
Just recently we launched our cloud-based Server Metrics Agent - a function that allows you to collect information about what's happening internally on your servers while your website or -application is being load tested. Installing the Server Metrics agent on one of your machines will immediately let you see how much CPU, memory and network bandwidth the server is using throughout the load test.
Here at Load Impact, we’re constantly developing new features to help make our load testing tool even more powerful and easy to use. Our latest feature, Server Metrics, now makes it possible for you to measure performance metrics from your own servers and integrate these metrics with the graphs generated from your Load Impact test. This makes it much easier for you to correlate data from your servers with test result data, while helping you identify the reasons behind possible performance problems in your site. We do this by installing agents on your servers in order to grab server metrics data, which we can later insert into the results graph.