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How to integrate JMeter into CircleCI

A Step By Step Guide: How to integrate JMeter into CircleCI for Continuous Integration and Continuous Testing

Performance Metrics for Websites

Under the average website load scenario, numerous users use their browsers to surf certain websites. A single web page presented in a browser can generate tens, sometimes hundreds of unique HTTP r

Testing SOAP/REST Web Services Using JMeter

  The Representational State Transfer (REST) uses the HTTP request method, and the most popular  are GET, POST, PUT and DELETE. Responses to these requests return status codes indicatin

BlazeMeter Presents V4: the Next Step in the Shift Left Revolution

BlazeMeter V4 is out! The new features progress agile developer testing in enterprises. Read more about Taurus integration and the new testing experience.

How I Use BlazeMeter to Run Load, Stress and Continuous Tests

I’m a BlazeMeter user and I run stress and load tests on my system. Read and learn how I run high scale load tests once a quarter and ongoing continuous testing

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How to run a load test of 50k+ concurrent users

This article will describe the steps you need to take to easily run a load test with 50K concurrent users test (as well as bigger tests, up to 2 million users).   Quick Steps Overview  

Microsoft Recommends JMeter and BlazeMeter as Preferred Load Testing Tools

Microsoft recommends JMeter and BlazeMeter as load testing tools. Learn why open source became the industry standard and how you can start testing today.

Converting from LoadRunner Performance Center to JMeter and BlazeMeter - 5 Best Practices

Hear how we converted from LoadRunner/Performance Center to JMeter, Taurus and BlazeMeter, and start your transition to open source and code quality today.

What’s New in Open Source Taurus 1.13?

The new Taurus version has many major changes: more testing abilities, improved performance, and enhanced alignment with supported open source tools. Read more.

How to Automatically Pull Data from a DB for Your Performance Test

Instead of hard-coding values in your load test script, you can dynamically get parameters from a DB. Learn how with a JMeter or BlazeMeter test and Jenkins.

Mainframe Testing with BlazeMeter

Run continuous testing for your mainframe. Yes, it’s possible, with the new RTE plugin for JMeter, which runs in BlazeMeter. Read this blog to learn how.

How to Keep BlazeMeter Test Data Updated with GitHub and Jenkins

Make sure your BlazeMeter tests are always automatically updated with Jenkins and GitHub. The BlazeMeter Jenkins plugin now has a new feature, so shift left.

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How Sharing Reports in BlazeMeter Helps Developers Collaborate

BlazeMeter lets you share reports, so you can send online and interactive performance test results to other people. Learn how and why this is useful to you.

Run BlazeMeter Performance Tests in an XL Release CD Pipeline

Nedbank uses BlazeMeter for performance testing in their automated XL Release CD cycle to achieve continuous testing. Learn how to do it and be agile yourself.

BlazeMeter in a Continuous Integration Cycle: A CA Technologies Use Case

Read how CA Technologies implements BlazeMeter in its Continuous Integration process: by running performance tests through CircleCI in an OAuth scenario.

2 Ways to Integrate JMeter Tests into Jenkins

Load test faster and better by integrating JMeter into Jenkins. Learn 2 ways you can choose from: directly or with Taurus. Implement and become bug free today!

Mobile Testing on Real Devices with BlazeMeter: Learn How

Try out our mobile testing demo and give us your feedback! You’re welcome to run a test on your app with our demo. We would like to hear from you afterwards.

The New BlazeMeter Chrome Extension V4: Easily Script JMeter and Selenium

Automatically create Selenium, JMeter and synchronized scripts for combined load and GUI testing. Introducing the new and free BlazeMeter Chrome Extension v4.

7 Reasons to Run BlazeMeter Performance Tests

Ease of use, scalability, 24/7 support and CI integrations are just some of the reasons you should be running your performance tests with BlazeMeter. Read more.

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Be Smarter than Your Competitors this Black Friday

Your competitors are getting ready for Black Friday, are you? Load testing your website is easy. Increase sales this Black Friday with performance testing.

Why It’s Important to Try and Break Your Serverless Application

Serverless apps need load testing. Learn to run a load test on a serverless app with JMeter and BlazeMeter and analyze results in Epsagon to fix bottlenecks.

Running JMeter with Docker in the Cloud

Run JMeter in the cloud by setting up Docker on different machines. Follow these steps to run distributed load tests, or use BlazeMeter as any easy alternative. 

Functional API Testing with Postman, Newman and BlazeMeter

This easy guide will talk you through how to run your API Functional Tests using Postman, Newman and BlazeMeter. Start with API Functional Testing in minutes.

How to Upload a Swagger file into BlazeMeter for API Functional Testing

Now you can use BlazeMeter API Functional Testing with your Open Source Swagger files. Easy and free API Functional Testing

Being Agile - An Interview with Applitools Senior Software Architect Gil Tayar

Learn how developers at Applitools test and release so they are agile. Read this fascinating interview and get ideas for your dev teams to shift left and test.

Bring Open Source to Your Company with BlazeMeter

Scale your open source testing tool by easily using BlazeMeter. Run JMeter, Gatling and other tools, get insightful shareable reports and be a load testing pro

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What’s New in the BlazeMeter Jenkins Plugin 4.0

New improvements on the BlazeMeter Jenkins plugin improve using Jenkins pipelines and plugin usability. Add your performance tests to your CI process today.

How to Load Test IPv6 with JMeter

IPv6 can be easily load tested with JMeter. This blog post will explain how, so read this tutorial and learn to run performance tests for IPv6 with JMeter.

What's New in Taurus 1.11?

The new Taurus version was released with multiple improvements in JMeter, Gatling, Selenium and more. Read to learn how you can run better tests with Taurus.

Getting Started with API Functional Testing with BlazeMeter

A Beginner's guide to API Functional Testing with Blazemeter. No coding necessary. API Testing as part of your Continuous Testing delivery. 

BlazeMeter V4 (Fourth Generation) is Coming

BlazeMeter v4 is coming. Through Taurus, BlazeMeter provides a complete and flexible Continuous Testing solution for developers. Read to learn how we got here.

How to Keep Your Data Secure Behind a Firewall and Still Enjoy SaaS

Learn how to keep your data secure while still enjoying SaaS advantages. Keep your sensitive data safe behind a firewall but get advanced cloud analytics.

Taking On-Prem to the Cloud

The story of how we brought on-prem to the cloud. We created a hybrid solution that keeps our customer’s data secure while preserving all the SaaS advantages.

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Convert LoadRunner to Open-Source Selenium in Minutes

Learn to quickly switch from LoadRunner to open-source Selenium or JMeter. Easily convert your TruClient or HTTP load testing scripts and run them in Selenium.

Convert LoadRunner to Open-Source JMeter in Minutes

Learn to quickly switch from LoadRunner to open-source JMeter or Selenium. Easily convert your HTTP or TruClient load testing scripts and run them in JMeter.

3 Easy Ways to Monitor JMeter Non-GUI Test Results

Analyze your JMeter load test results easily from non-GUI mode. Learn three ways to understand your KPIs. Read this tutorial and monitor results like a pro

How Load Testing Makes You a Rock Star

The story of our very own company band, and how rehearsing before a performance is just like load testing our own app.

How to Use the New CA APM - CA BlazeMeter Integration

Following BlazeMeter’s acquisition by CA Technologies just last month, CA BlazeMeter now provides an integration with CA APM. Read more in this blog post.

Top CA World 2016 Sessions You Just Can't Miss

CA World 2016 is coming up, taking place from November 14 - 18, in the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here is the list of our recommendations, which you hope you find interesting as well.

How to View JMeter Test Results in Real-time

The standard way to use JMeter is in non-gui mode (CLI). However, this may limit users who want to understand what is going on in their test in real-time. BlazeMeter has a solution for you with Taurus, an open-source test automation tool. Click to read more.

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BlazeMeter Will Join Enterprise Software Leader CA Technologies

CA Technologies has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BlazeMeter. Get all the details here.

 

Understanding Your Reports - Part 4: How to Read Your Load Testing Reports on BlazeMeter

Welcome to part 4 of our “Understanding Your Reports” series. In part 1, we talked about what KPIs are in the context of Performance Testing. In part 2, we went over KPI correlations. In part 3, we explained basic statistics. This time, we will go over analyzing load testing reports on BlazeMeter.

Jenkins 2.0 - A New DevOps Engineer On Your Team

Here we share what you need to know about Jenkins 2.0, including the new Pipeline feature, UX improvements, and how to run JMeter and BlazeMeter tests within the CI process.

How to Ramp Up in Steps in Your Load Tests

The user ramp up is all too often overlooked in load testing.   When launching a test, we usually divide the concurrent users by the ramp up value that was set before the test.   Let&r

How to Apply the 80:20 Rule to Performance Testing

Performance testing continues to change rapidly in the age of continuous integration and continuous delivery. Yet many companies are still apprehensive of large performance tests, as they are seen as

Now You Can Run Your Load Tests Directly Via Chat

If you’re like me, part of collaborating with my fellow team members at work is done via chat. HipChat and Skype IM sometimes feel like a more common form of communication that walking down the hall

View the Webcast: Load Test Like a Pro in 2016

Are you looking to stay up to date with the most important ways that enable you to optimize your load and performance testing in the year ahead?   BlazeMeter last week delivered a webinar, Load

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Introducing AppDynamics Integration with BlazeMeter

With the introduction of our new AppDynamics integration, BlazeMeter users can now easily incorporate key performance metrics from AppDynamics into their test scenarios to more quickly identify hot spots in the system under test. Read more to find out how it works.

BlazeMeter Contributes XMPP Testing Capabilities to Open Source JMeter Plugins Project

BlazeMeter, who frequently contributes to key improvements in Apache JMeter, recently contributed XMPP/Jabber testing capabilities to the open source JMeter community, through the JMeter Plugins

Workshop Hosted by BlazeMeter and WOPR Looked at Performance Testing in Production

BlazeMeter recently hosted the most recent WOPR (Workshop on Performance and Reliability) gathering in our offices in Mountain View. The 3-day workshop focused on performance engineering in production

Watch BlazeMeter's Chief Evangelist Michael Sage Talk Continuous Performance Testing at Velocity

In an interview from the recent Velocity NYC conference, BlazeMeter's Chief Evangelist Michael Sage talks about continuous performance testing throughout the development lifecycle.   Mike

Why We Blaze

Performance testing has changed - dramatically.   Long gone are the days of thinking we could get by without testing, and yesterday's approaches haven't kept pace with the demands of mo

A Load Tester’s Guide to JMeter and BlazeMeter

Here is a helpful to have a handy guide for load testing professionals who are new to JMeter and BlazeMeter. We’ll take some of the familiar tasks and ideas from performance testing in general and shed a bit of light on how to approach those tasks in these next-generation tools.

View the Webcast: The Guru's Guide to BlazeMeter

With BlazeMeter, you could always run performance tests for your APIs, mobile and web applications easily and rapidly, and now the product brings you even more value with some cool new features. W

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How (& Why) to Get More Info on Your Load Test Errors

The application failed. A bug was found. What more do you need to know? If you’re running a load test and hoping to debug accordingly, the answer is “a lot!” Unfortunately, many load tests are

BlazeMeter’s Latest Updates: Dedicated IP Support, Projects and Organizations (Beta), and an Enhanced UI

BlazeMeter released new features and updates this week to improve user experience and capabilities.     New features include Dedicated IPs, which enable users to run tests on applicat

BlazeMeter Continuous Testing Platform Achieves VMware Ready - vCloud Air™ Status Under Access Tier in vCloudTM Air® ISV Program

BlazeMeter, the continuous testing as a service platform for mobile, web and APIs, today announced that its BlazeMeter continuous testing platform, has achieved VMware Ready- vCloud Air&trad

3 More Reasons Why Open Source Isn’t Enough for JMeter Experts: Part 2

JMeter is a free, open source tool that can be run directly from its user interface and has become the standard for performance testing in modern IT today. But is it enough?   In the first part

APM Digest Includes BlazeMeter’s 2015 Predictions in Annual Roundup

APM Digest has incorporated BlazeMeter’s Application Performance Management (APM) predictions for 2015 in its hugely popular annual list. Tens of thousands of people from the APM community check

BlazeMeter Helps New Social Platform for Flyers Get off The Ground

This is a guest post written by Russell Hyer, the CTO at Airclandestino - an innovative social platform for travelers.   Three weeks ago we launched Airclandestino, a new social platform that

Sizing Your AWS Cloud’s Capacity with BlazeMeter and Cloudyn

How do you prepare your service for the next hike in traffic? How do you correctly size your cloud environment for the coming year? Can you forecast your demand? Do you know where your IT environment&

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BlazeMeter Announces Enhancements to FollowMe – its Script-Free Performance Testing Technology

BlazeMeter has added new enhancements to its revolutionary scriptless performance testing technology.   FollowMe was launched as part of BlazeMeter’s Chrome Extension in Ju

A New Script-Less Era of Performance Testing

Yep - you read it correctly. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that we’ll soon say goodbye to test scripting, scheduling, and preparation as we previously knew it. Large-Scale Performan

BlazeMeter Joins Red Hat’s OpenShift Marketplace

BlazeMeter today announced its general availability on Red Hat’s OpenShift Marketplace, a one-stop shop for cloud application development solutions.   BlazeMeter significantly simp

How Do I Run JMeter in Non-GUI Mode?

Do you think the JMeter GUI is a good GUI?     After all, the GUI is always considerate, shows up on time, is willing to carry it's share of the load....   On one hand, the GUI

How to Control the Number of Load Servers and Users (JMeter Threads) in BlazeMeter

This blog entry uses a previous version of BlazeMeter's user interface. Please view the new article on how to control the number of threads in BlazeMeter.    When execut

Beanshell vs JSR223 vs Java JMeter Scripting: The Performance-Off You've Been Waiting For!

There are several options to perform custom JMeter scripting and extend baseline JMeter functionality. Check out the most popular extension mechanisms, compare performance and analyze which one is

Countdown to Black Friday: 2 Performance Tips to Ensure it's a Success

The holiday season is closing in on us again and the largest shopping day of the year is getting close - Black Friday (or shall we be honest and say Thanksgiving Day), followed by Cyber Monday, follow

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BlazeMeter Integrates to AWS CloudWatch

CloudWatch is Amazon’s out-of-the-box feature that enables users to to monitor their AWS resources such as EC2s, ELBs, Route53, EBS and more for CPU usage, Disk I/O etc.   Using BlazeMete

What's the most important capability for accurate performance testing?

Historically, most developers using JMeter get into building a test script and after about 3 intensive hours of work, their result is a beautiful designed JMeter script that is unfortunately "mil

Record and Edit a JMeter Script Without Using JMeter: BlazeMeter's Chrome Extension

Today, I want to share how I use one of my favorite plugins to record a JMeter script and edit it without  opening it in a JMeter console and by using ONLY a browser!   Most of the t

BlazeMeter’s New Relic Plugin for Performance Testing - One Stop Solution for Performance Monitoring, Testing & Optimization

BlazeMeter’s plugin for New Relic makes performance monitoring, load testing and capacity planning simpler and more seamless than ever before. Read this blog post to learn how to use it.

Load Testing: Using Jenkins Continuous Integration in the Cloud

Make Continuous Integration part of your development process with Jenkins. Read this blog post to learn to add your load tests to your CI cycles and become a testing pro.

JMeter 2.9: BlazeMeter's picks for the top 2 feature upgrades

JMeter 2.9: The lowdown Recently, the Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Jmeter 2.9.  Very exciting.  Let's take a closer look at what the ASF JMeter team has prepared

How to Analyze the Results of a Load Test Using BlazeMeter

Running a test plan is only 50% of the performance testing task. The most challenging part of the performance testing process is the analysis of test results and the identification of bottlenecks. Th

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Common File Storage - A Feature To Avoid File Duplication

  Here at BlazeMeter, we work hard to avoid any type of unnecessary duplication. No duplicate coding and no duplicate files. Double dessert is ok though (sometimes).  Now, imagine that you

Last Minute Preparation for Cyber Monday. Load Testing - Here's what you can do in a day

One of the biggest internet shopping days is approaching. Is your website prepared to handle the potential load of users? If your answer is “I don’t know” then Houston, we have a p

JMeter 2.8 Hot n' Heavy

Time flies. We were just introduced to a damn fine JMeter 2.7. After what feels like a whirlwind love affair, JMeter 2.8 emerged making our heart swoon all over again. And of course, as BlazeMeter is

Top 3 GUI improvements: JMeter 2.7

Not too long ago, in a galaxy that has a delicious candy bar as its namesake, we came face to face with JMeter 2.7.   Since it's a tad surprising to come across a new release so soon after J

Knit One Pearl Two: How to Use Variables in Different Thread Groups

Our previous and most delightful post described how to use variables in a single thread group. But as you already know, it is impossible to pass variables between different thread groups. How do we u

Testing X-Large Capacity Facebook Applications

“When developing applications for Facebook you hope the application will go viral and you also fear it will go viral, so capacity testing is critical,” stated Mike Valenty, Technical Direc

JMeter's Superpower: The HTTP Proxy Server

Using JMeter with BlazeMeter's load testing cloud. JMeter has a major superpower: the ability to record traffic in a single bound (or, in non super hero speak, as it happens).This feature allows testers to avoid the long task of manually recording traffic and automates the task. The HTTP Proxy Server is the tool the superpower operates through, much like Wonder Woman's magic

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JMeter 2.6 - The new GUI

Now that everyone has had a couple of weeks to play around with the release of JMeter 2.6, let’s discuss the new GUI. In your face! Users are immediately confronted with the new GUI afte

JMeter Releases 2.5 - A Whole New Fairy Tale

KGQAJTW5NM2B This is the first post in a series detailing all the new features JMeter has introduced in the latest releases; 2.5 and now 2.6. And people, it's a whole new playing field. In this

Announcing BlazeMeter - It’s Not Cloud Testing, It’s A Testing Cloud

What is BlazeMeter?   BlazeMeter is a testing cloud with a sole focus on load testing, designed to simplify performance and load testing for developers and QA testers. BlazeMeter provides devel

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