Gatling ( is an alternative to JMeter. You will find the same features as in JMeter (of course, there are some differences, but we will not list them here). The main difference is that you script your scenarios instead of configuring them, either in an XML file, or visually in a nice UI.

The scripting is based on a Domain Specific Language (DSL) and relies on the Scala language. This can sound like a blocker for a Java developer, since Scala is not very friendly if you have never done any Scala development. However, it is the strength of Gatling compared to JMeter; it is an Akka-Netty-based load testing solution. This means it is coded with technologies trying to be lock-free in their own backbone and enabling ...

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