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Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

By : Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg
Book Image

Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

By: Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg

Overview of this book

Jenkins 2.x is one of the most popular Continuous Integration servers in the market today. It was designed to maintain, secure, communicate, test, build, and improve the software development process. This book will begin by guiding you through steps for installing and configuring Jenkins 2.x on AWS and Azure. This is followed by steps that enable you to manage and monitor Jenkins 2.x. You will also explore the ways to enhance the overall security of Jenkins 2.x. You will then explore the steps involved in improving the code quality using SonarQube. Then, you will learn the ways to improve quality, followed by how to run performance and functional tests against a web application and web services. Finally, you will see what the available plugins are, concluding with best practices to improve quality.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Reporting JMeter performance metrics

In this recipe, you will be shown how to configure Jenkins to run a JMeter test plan, and then collect and report the results. The passing of variables from an Ant script to JMeter will also be explained.

Getting ready

It is assumed that you have run through the last recipe creating the JMeter test plan. You will also need to install the Jenkins performance plugin (

How to do it...

  1. Open ./examples/jmeter_example.jmx in JMeter and save as ./plans/URL_ping.jmx.
  2. Select CSV...