Here is a quick tip about JMeter’s throughput shaping capability, when using the [email protected] Throughput Shaping Timer.
If you want to test, for example, 8 messages per second, the Throughput Shaping Timer will adjust the rate to make sure that:
- You send no more than 8 messages per second on average
- You send no less than 7 messages per second on average
So if the aim of your testing is to ensure you can handle 8 messages per second as a minimum, you need to enter 9 messages per second in your throughput shaping timer.