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Open Source Load Testing Tools: Which One Should You Use?

Easily choose between open-source load testing tools according to your needs. Compare pros and cons of different performance testing solutions.

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Dmitri Tikhanski

Controlling the Number of Hits Per Second in Performance Tests Using Taurus

 This post is part of our continuing series on Taurus, an open source test automation tool that extends and abstracts JMeter, and helps to overcome various challenges. Taurus provides a simple way to create, run and analyze performance tests.

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Dmitri Tikhanski

Taurus - Working with Multiple JMeter Tests

 In this next post in our series on Taurus, we look at overcoming the challenge of working with multiple test script files, with multiple engineers involved, when load testing complex applications. With the help of Taurus, combining several JMeter scripts into a single unified test is not only achievable but easy.   

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Dmitri Tikhanski

Navigating your First Steps Using Taurus

 This post is part of a continuing series on Taurus, an open source test automation tool that extends and abstracts JMeter, and helps to overcome various challenges. Taurus provides a simple way to create, run and analyze performance tests. In the first post, we looked at an overview of what Taurus is, the installation process and some usage scenarios. Here we will look at some of the first steps.  

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Dmitri Tikhanski

The Ultimate JMeter Resource List

As many of you know, JMeter is an open-source project created by Apache that serves as a load testing tool for analyzing and measuring the performance of a variety of services, with a focus on web applications. But for people who are new to JMeter, and even veteran users looking to revisit it from a big picture perspective, it's beneficial to have one source to find the best websites, blog posts, videos and tutorials that cover JMeter and best usage practices.

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Jason Silberman

Taurus: A New Star in the Test Automation Tools Constellation

  When it comes to performance testing, JMeter is fantastic...but not perfect. Automation and integration with other systems can be a pain, and the tool itself comes with a steep learning curve. In this post, we'll take a look at Taurus, an open source test automation tool that extends and abstracts JMeter, and helps to overcome these challenges. Taurus provides a simple way to create, run and analyze performance tests.  

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Dmitri Tikhanski

A Comprehensive Guide to Using JMeter Timers

Master using JMeter timers in your load testing for pausing. Add the Constant Timer, the Uniform Random Timer and more to optimize your performance scripts.

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Dmitri Tikhanski

Running JMeter Samplers with Defined Percentage Probability

When it comes to building an advanced JMeter test plan, you can encounter the requirement to run certain samplers with a certain probability. In this post, we’ll guide you through the options on configuring weighted load and highlight options provided by JMeter.              

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Dmitri Tikhanski

View the Webcast: Performance Testing Bootcamp with JMeter & Taurus

JMeter is the undisputed leading open source testing tool. Yet challenges remain.  

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Jason Silberman

3 Reasons Why Open Source Alone Isn't Enough for JMeter Experts

If you want to master JMeter performance testing, it’s worth taking a leaf out of the book from the experts.   Advanced JMeter users usually come from a performance engineering background. They devote themselves to delivering results and verifying that their systems are capable of enduring great demand and performance challenges. They need to ensure they can support extremely high volumes of concurrent users and achieve a great ‘hits’ rate.  

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Ohad Gincel

The Real Secret to Building a Database Test Plan With JMeter

Sometimes testing an entire website is not enough. Sometimes, you also need to test the website or web-app database itself.  

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Dzmitry Kashlach