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Master Apache JMeter - From Load Testing to DevOps

By : Antonio Gomes Rodrigues, Bruno Demion (Milamber), Philippe Mouawad
Book Image

Master Apache JMeter - From Load Testing to DevOps

By: Antonio Gomes Rodrigues, Bruno Demion (Milamber), Philippe Mouawad

Overview of this book

Load tests help identify the maximum number of requests a software system can handle. One popular open source tool for load testing is JMeter. By leveraging the features and capabilities of JMeter, you can perform extensive load testing and fix issues in your application before they become problematic. This book is written by JMeter developers and begins by discussing the whole process, including recording a script, setting it up, and launching it, enabling you to almost immediately start load testing. You'll learn the best practices that you must follow while designing test cases. You'll also explore the different protocols offered by JMeter through various real-world examples. Finally, you'll see how to integrate JMeter into the DevOps approach and create professional reports. You'll discover ways to use the eco-system of JMeter to integrate new protocols, enrich its monitoring, and leverage its power through the use of the cloud. By the end of this book, you'll know all that's needed to perform comprehensive load testing on your applications by using all the best practices and features of JMeter.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Visualizing the Results with PaaS Load Testing tools

Another solution to avoid the management of the visualization part (InfluxDB...) is to use PaaS load testing tools.


For example, with Redline13 ( we can plot the following graphs:

Figure 12.12: Redline13's summary report
Figure 12.13: Redline13 Request Metrics


As we saw when using Taurus in Chapter 11, Performing a Load Test, you can also use BlazeMeter PaaS:

Figure 12.14: BlazeMeter's Summary report


With a free account, this graph would remain visible for a limited amount of time.