Bongtastic load testing!!
My mind escapes me at this late hour on a Tuesday eve, but Im fairly sure i've blogged about the httperf tool from HP Labs before.
Anyway, if I havent, thats a different story, as today, I want to point you good reader to the wonderfull tool that is Bong
Check out the Bong home page for more info - I'll put up a quick tutorial when its not so late and my brain is functioning properly.