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Simulates certain types of stress of a system

'stress' is a tool to impose certain types of stress, including CPU load, I/O subsystem load, RAM load, and HDD load, on a system. Since benchmarks do not always answer some the questions that a systems programmer or sysadmin needs answered it can be useful to be able to put the system under a specified amount of load and then take a look at how a given subsystem or application program is behaving.



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Janet Casey

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27 March 2003

Leaders and contributors

Amos Waterland Maintainer
Tobias Jahn Contributor
Don Giuliano Contributor
Joseph Johnston Contributor
Manoj Iyer Contributor
Klaus Kaiser Contributor
Andrew Shewmaker Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,
Debian (Ref)

Software prerequisites


"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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