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Jason Silberman

Five Ways to Approach Using Apache JMeter

JMeter

We focus a lot of our posts here at the BlazeMeter blog on Apache JMeter, the leading open source load testing tool for load and performance testing, and even backend functional testing (more on that below). In this post, I will provide five different ways that one could get value from JMeter, and

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Jason Silberman

View the Webcast: How to Create Advanced Load Testing Scenarios with JMeter

JMeter

Do your JMeter scripts reflect realistic load scenarios? You can now view our recent webinar for experienced JMeter users to learn how to make JMeter work best for you.    A bit of background: Sending traffic to your site to see how it responds is one thing - creating realistic load scenarios is

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Dmitri Tikhanski

Recording File Uploads with JMeter

JMeter

If you need to simulate uploading a file to application under test, the fastest way of creating a JMeter test plan is recording the corresponding request via the HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder. JMeter comes with a proxy server which captures all traffic between the browser and the application under

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Dmitri Tikhanski

How to Run JMeter Tests with TeamCity for Continuous Integration

JMeter

We recently covered how to run JMeter in a Continuous Integration (CI) environment with Jenkins and with Bamboo.  Today’s article covers the process of running a JMeter test using TeamCity.   Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery are vital for developing and producing complex applications

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Jason Silberman

Meetup Recap on Using Taurus to Automate JMeter and Jenkins Tests

Community

The Apache JMeter meetup group based in the San Francisco Bay area recently held a meetup focused on Test Automation with Jenkins, JMeter and Taurus. The presentation at the event was recorded and can now be viewed here.    The group includes a diverse collective of developers, performance

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Itay Mendelawy

Developers & QA: Are You Accidentally Breaking the Law by Load Testing Your Website?

Performance Testing

If you’re anything like me, you probably have a set of questions that run through your head whenever you run a performance test on your website or app. These may include:   Will my site be able to take 50,000 concurrent users? How should I set the ramp up? What tools should I use to

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Sid Narang

How to Ramp Up in Steps in Your Load Tests

JMeter

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’s take a look at an example of such a scenario. The screenshot below from creating a test on BlazeMeter shows that

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Bob Meliev

Why You Must Use JMeter Assertions in Your Load Tests

JMeter

Assertions in JMeter are used to compare actual test results to the expected results of requests. This post will explain that even though there are ways to get around using assertions, it is highly recommended to indeed utilize them.   When we plan load test workloads, assertions are generally not

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