Daytona – not the Florida city famous for its annual NASCAR race, but Yahoo’s latest open source offering which aims to maximise application throughput.
Daytona is an open-source framework for automated performance testing and analysis, which users can deploy as a hosted service in public cloud or on-premise.
The key selling point of Daytona is its simple, unified user interface, in which users can test and analyse the performance of any application. This allows users to focus on performance analysis without changing context across various sources and formats of data.
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Offering repeatable test execution, standardised reporting, and built-in profiling support, Yahoo’s Daytona UI accepts a performance testing script that can run on a command line. This includes websites, databases, networks, or any workload needing to be tested and tuned for performance.