Avoiding Denial of Service via Stress Testing

  title={Avoiding Denial of Service via Stress Testing},
  author={Saeed Abu-Nimeh and Suku Nair and Marco F. Marchetti},
  journal={IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, 2006.},
Stress-testing has been widely used by businesses, governments, and other organizations to evaluate the strength of their web applications against various attacks. However, the quality of these tests is under constant scrutiny to determine their effectiveness. The present study compares four stress-testing tools, by performing the tests on two major web-based applications. All of the tools used are open source, and run on Win32 platform. The test scenarios are recorded from server log files to… CONTINUE READING


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