[clug] A script to measure time to load a web page

David david at tulloh.id.au
Wed Mar 26 23:34:34 GMT 2008

David Tulloh wrote:
> Keith Goggin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I need to record the time it takes to load a web page at different
>> times of the day, for example hourly for 24 hours.
> There is a program called ab which is part of Apache, it is primarily
> aimed at getting a pages/second figure.
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/programs/ab.html
> I'm not aware of anything that specifically targets webserver latency. 
> You should be able to get a fair idea of how it changes by monitoring
> server load and ping times.
Of course if your basic maths ability is stronger than mine seems to be
this morning you could simply do an ab test without concurrency and
invert the result to get seconds/page.


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