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Apr 19 2017

What's New in JMeter 3.2?

The Apache JMeter™ team released JMeter 3.2 on April 14. The major release of JMeter 3.0 was in May, JMeter was upgraded to 3.1 in November, and now we’re seeing new features and improvements that improve your load testing and analysis abilities.

 

What do you need to know about JMeter v. 3.2? Read this blog post to find out.

 

JMeter 3.2 is Here

 

Updated to Java 8

 

Make sure you have Java 8, because that is the version JMeter requires now.

 

Static Host Resolution

 

Now enabled through the DNS Cache Manager. Static hosting enables easier machine operating, without the obstacles of running a DNS server. This means you can override hosts and choose your own.

 

jmeter 3.2 dns cache manager

 

HTTP Request UI Cleaner

 

JMeter 3.2 includes many UI improvements, one of them being a cleaner and easier to work with HTTP Request element.

 

jmeter 3.2 http request ui cleaner

 

Added Splash Screen

 

JMeter now has a splash screen, providing a nicer entrance to the system.

 

jmeter 3.2 splash screen

 

Reconnection on Error with Pause

 

Previously, JMeter didn’t enable forcing reconnection after certain error codes. In version 3.2 this is enabled. Jmeter 3.2 also adds a pause between errors, to avoid UI freeze.

 

InfluxDB Interface

 

JMeter’s backend listener now interfaces with InfluxDB, an open-source time series database. The implementation enables analyzing and viewing graphs on InfluxDB, by using its HTTP API. The data is sent through Asynchronous HTTP calls. This is useful for enriching your analytics.

 

jmeter 3.2 backend listener, influxdb interface

 

BlazeMeter also provides analysis, summary and trend reports, which you can read about here.

 

Learn More JMeter

 

Learn more about JMeter from our free 5 day online course.

 

BlazeMeter enhances JMeter features. To start testing with BlazeMeter just put your URL or JMX file in the box right here and your test will start in minutes, or request a BlazeMeter demo.

 

BlazeMeter supports JMeter 3.2.

 

     
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