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Performance Testing vs. Load Testing vs. Stress Testing

Which types of performance tests should you conduct, what’s the difference between load tests, stress tests, spike tests and soak tests, and which test is suitable for which situation? Read to find out.

How to Test Your Mainframe Environment with Open Source Brightside, Taurus and Jenkins

You can now run open source testing on your mainframe applications with CA Brightside, Taurus and Jenkins. Mainframe developers can now shift left. Learn how.

How to Integrate Your GitHub Repository to Your Jenkins Project

Learn to integrate Jenkins and GitHub and implement your SCM repository into CI for shifting left, saving time and automating your builds after each commit.

Top 6 Docker Images for JMeter Users and Performance Testers

6 recommended Docker images for performance testers: JMeter, Selenium, Taurus and more. Find the best containers for you and learn how to run them.

Installing CI/CD Tools with Ansible: Everything You Need to Know

When setting up a CI/CD pipeline, you need to choose the right tools. This blog will explain installing and setting up Gitlab, Jenkins and SonarQube for agility.

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How to Check Swagger Docs in Jenkins with the Validator-badge Tool

Check your Swagger file as part of your Jenkins pipeline. You can automate your API testing easily in Jenkins with Validator Badge for OpenAPI. Shift left now.

Using JMeter's RTE plugin

Companies need to run performance tests on servers to ensure stability and short response times. To achieve this, JMeter’s RTE plugin was created. Learn more.

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.

Implementing DevOps in a Large Organization: 7 Best Practices

7 best practices for a successful DevOps implementation, based on my experience as DevOps leader at Bezeq International: a centralized unit, tools and 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.

Understanding Apache Maven: Automate Your Builds

Learn Apache Maven, for building Java applications. Automate your build with Maven to improve your performance testing, fix errors quicker and release faster.

How to Install Jenkins on the Apache Tomcat Server

Learn to install Jenkins on Apache Tomcat. Run your CI/CD pipeline through Tomcat to improve your shift left processes and go agile. Run automated tests now.

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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.

How to Install Jenkins with a WAR File

Jenkins installation made easy. This step by step guide will show you how to install Jenkins with a WAR file and start run your continuous integration jobs.

The CI/CD Infrastructure: My Recommended Tools

Which tools should you use for your CI/CD pipeline? Read to learn which source code repository, CI software, code quality tool, etc. you should utilize now.

How to Install Jenkins on Ubuntu

Jenkins is an open source framework for continuous integration (CI), test automation and CD. Learn to install Jenkins on Ubuntu with this step by step guide.

How to Install Jenkins on Windows

Learn to install Jenkins with this easy guide. This tutorial will take you step by step to installing the Jenkins CI server on Windows. Start automating today.

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.

How to Create Selenium WebDriver Screenshots and Integrate with Jenkins

Selenium’s API lets you take screenshots during automated tests in CI. Read this blog post to learn to set up and view images of failed UI tests in Jenkins.

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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.

How to Setup and Run Selenium Tests in Jenkins Using Maven and JUnit

Learn to set up your continuous integration environment and run agile functional tests. We will use Jenkins, Selenium, Maven and JUnit to automate the process.

Are You Ready for Black Friday? 8 Load Testing Best Practices for Your App or Site

8 can't-miss tips for getting your website or app ready for Black Friday.

How to Use the Jenkins Declarative Pipeline

After the Jenkins Scripted Pipeline, this blog post covers the Declarative Pipeline. Read this complete guide and learn how to use it in continuous integration.

Using Continuous Integration to Detect Performance Degradation

Use Continuous Integration pipelines to get quick feedback about your system’s performance. Run small daily load tests with assertions in your flow to check.

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.

5 Things We Hope Won't Happen this Black Friday!

Black Friday is this month! Now is the time for companies to make sure they are ready for the expected traffic spikes and stampede. Here is a list of things we hope don’t happen this Black Friday.

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How to Use the Jenkins Scripted Pipeline

Improve your testing flow by using Jenkins Pipeline. Read this blog post to learn how to use the Jenkins Scripted Pipeline to get faster and better testing.

How to Setup Scalable Jenkins on Top of a Kubernetes Cluster

Learn to setup scalable Jenkins on your own with Kubernetes. Use open source containers to configure, setup and implement a Jenkins scalable infrastructure.

Jenkins vs. Other Open Source Continuous Integration Servers

Read this blog post to learn about Jenkins vs. other open source continuous integration tools, including information about integrating performance testing.

How to Automate Testing Using Selenium WebDriver, Jenkins and Allure

This post looks at how to combine and leverage these tools to implement and automate testing in CI/CD. 

Continuous Integration 101: How to Run JMeter With Jenkins

Easily run your JMeter test in Jenkins and achieve continuous integration for your load tests in no time.

Headless Execution of Selenium Tests in Jenkins

  As you probably know, Continuous Testing is becoming a more and more important part of the software development life cycle. Since any change to the product needs to be verified prior to goin

Top Jenkins Plugins You Can’t Miss in 2018

Jenkins plugins will make your continuous integration smoother. But how can you choose? Read this blog post to learn which Jenkins plugins you just cannot miss.

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11 Contributions BlazeMeter Made to the Open Source Load Testing Community

From bug fixes to new elements to creating a whole new tool, BlazeMeter takes part in developing for the open source performance testing community. Here’s how.

8 Reasons You Should Use Gatling for Your Load Testing

Get 8 proofs that you should be using Gatling for your load testing requirements. Gatling’s benefits and advantages are listed here,to answer your testing needs

How to Use the Jenkins Performance Plugin

Learn to use the Jenkins Performance Plugin to run performance tests as part of your software testing cycle. Master Jenkins and continuous integration tools.

Add Jenkins to Your Deployment Processes

Use Jenkins on top of your deployment and make sure your production is working smoothly. Read and learn to add Jenkins with blue-green or canary deployments.

QA Automation Pipeline - Learn How to Build Your Own

Set up your own QA automation pipeline. Learn everything you need to know to create your automation tests and continuous integration. Master software testing.

The Top 13 Recommended Sessions for Developers at Jenkins World 2017

A list of can’t miss sessions at Jenkins World 2017. Read this to learn what you must attend this August. The best and most helpful sessions for developers.

How to Include Load Testing in your Continuous Integration Environment

Learn how to run CI processes with your load testing. Get best practices for improving your agility. Become a loat testing pro.

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8 Load Testing Steps You Must Take Before the UK Elections

Don't let big events take you by surprise. Here is everything you need to know to get your website or app ready for the UK elections, or for any big event. Easily run your tests with this quick and informative guide.

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 I Used Taurus and Jenkins for Smoke Testing with JMeter

The story of how I integrated JMeter scripts as part of a smoke test, by using Taurus in my Jenkins pipeline. 

4 Best Practices for Continuous Testing Implementation

Are you testing the right way? Make sure you follow these four best practices: finding the right testing tools, thinking "automation", collaborating and defining and displaying results.

How to Run Taurus with the Jenkins Performance Plugin

Follow and you will be able to view and analyze results for many open-source testing tools: JMeter, Selenium, Gatling, Grinder, Locust, PBench, Siege, ApacheBenchmark, Tsung and more.

How to Run a Taurus Test through Jenkins Pipelines

Learn how to run a load test through Taurus and any open-source tool, and how to run those tests through Jenkins pipelines. Get better continuous integration and faster testing.

How to Run the Taurus Docker Image with Jenkins

Learn how to run your test using the Taurus Docker image as part of the continuous integration cycle, and monitor system health, detect errors and save time and resources while developing. 

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The Ultimate DevOps Tools Ecosystem Tutorial - Part 4: Testing

Welcome to part 4 of our “Ultimate DevOps Tools Ecosystem Tutorial.” This time, we will go over tools from the “testing” stage.

How to Run a JMeter Test with Jenkins 2.0 Pipelines and GitHub

In this blog post we will go over how to run a JMeter test with Jenkins 2.0 Pipelines and GitHub. This enables you to pull the complete Pipeline script from the Git Repository and lets you manage all changes in your Jenkins project under SCM.

Load Testing Lessons to Learn from Black Friday 2016

Black Friday website crashes can ruin many opportunities for companies. Read about Black Friday 2016 crashes and what can be done to avoid them.

Open Source Load Testing Tools - A Brief Tutorial


According to a new developer survey by GitLab, developers strongly prefer open source tools. But which is the best open source load testing tool for you? This blog post contains a quick overview of JMeter, The Grinder, Gatling and Tsung.

How to Make Functional and Performance Testing Easy with Open-Source Testing Tools

Check out this functional and performance testing tutorial for improving continuous integration with open-source testing tools.

How to Automate JMeter and Selenium Testing and Run Them in Parallel

Load testing with JMeter or other tools, and browser testing with Selenium, can be integrated into the CI cycle. This blog post will cover how to automate these tests.

Overcoming Performance Testing Challenges in Continuous Delivery Pipelines

Companies who want to speed things up, lower costs, improve product quality and be the spearhead of the tech industry are moving towards Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD). In this blog post, we will go over different challenges that DevOps, developers and QA engineers have when performance testing in Continuous Delivery pipelines.

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Five Perspectives for Boosting Jenkins Productivity

Many articles have been written with perspectives on how to boost Jenkins productivity. Here we share some of our favorites.

 

How to Easily Automate Performance Tests in Jenkins

The ultimate guide for running automated performance tests in Jenkins. Read to become the continuous integration pro in automated testing.

How to Start Working with the GitHub Plugin for Jenkins

Read this blog post to learn how to start working with the GitHub plugin for Jenkins, so that each time you publish changes to Github, GitHub will trigger your new Jenkins job.

Running a JMeter Test via Jenkins Pipeline - A Tutorial

The release of Jenkins 2.0 has introduced a new project type - Pipeline, which was previously available through plugins only. In today’s article you will learn about the ways of adding a JMeter test to Pipeline project and see some code examples and demos.

Automated Performance Tests in Jenkins Continuous Integration Environments

Why is Continuous Integration (CI) Important? How do Jenkins and Taurus enable you to easily run load tests? How can you easily analyze and view the results? We will cover all this and more in this blog post.

Top 10 Sessions at Jenkins World 2016

Jenkins World 2016 is only a few weeks away. Since there is so much going on, we rounded up the sessions we are looking forward to the most. Click this post to read more.

Are You Using Jenkins the Right Way?

Jenkins is a widely used tool, but not everyone uses it in the same way. While some enjoy its test automation abilities, others take advantage of its full automating capabilities. Are you fulfilling the complete continuous integration (CI) vision and improving your development processes? Read to find out.

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The Ultimate Jenkins Continuous Integration Resources Guide

Jenkins is widely known in the DevOps world as the leading open source automation server for continuous integration and continuous delivery. For both veteran users and beginners, here is a list of many of the best resources for learning about Jenkins.

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.

Meetup Recap on Using Taurus to Automate JMeter and Jenkins Tests

Learn how to use Taurus, an open source test automation framework. Get everything you need from these resources and view the successful meetup we had about Taurus.

10 DevOps & Testing Conferences To Attend in 2016

What are the leading DevOps and Testing conferences to look forward to in 2016?   As the new year has begun and we plan our strategies and schedules for 2016, it seems like a good time to loo

Guest Post: Continuous Integration Performance Testing

Discovering performance problems as early as possible would save you time and money. How about finding them out right after a commit? What about changing environment settings? How could you be sure that all 20+ nodes of your application are healthy running your changes? Some manual testing or one-thread automated testing simply wouldn’t do it. How about generating some smoke

View the Webcast: How to Scale JMeter and Jenkins Test Automation

Automated testing allows you to detect errors instantly and deliver software rapidly throughout the Continuous Integration (CI) process. We recently held a webinar to show you how easily this

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