The sys admin's daily grind – httpstat

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Httpstat is a special stopwatch you can use to discover how long web servers take to serve up a static or dynamic HTML page. Visible performance lags indicate optimization potential for the server.

Httpstat is a Python script that wraps itself around cURL. Apart from Python 2 or 3 and cURL, it has no other dependencies. You can retrieve it from the GitHub repository and call it using:

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/reorx/httpstat/master/httpstat.py
python httpstat.py <URL>

If the Python installer pip is present on your system, you also can pick up the script and call it with:

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