How to Impose High CPU Load and Stress Test on Linux Using “Stress-ng” Tool

In this guide, we shall look at two important tools, stress and stress-ng for stress testing under your Linux systems. 1. stress  is a workload generator tool designed to subject your system to a configurable measure of CPU, memory, I/O and disk stress. 2. stress-ng is an updated version of the stress workload generator tool which tests your system