Automation

Simulate Real Users with JMeter

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If you are setting up a JMeter test to simulate user load on your website or web application, you’ll need to follow these steps to make your tests as realistic as possible. Cache and Cookies Add a “HTTP Cookie Manager” and a “HTTP Cache Manager” to your test. Set them to clear on each iteration. […]

Automation

JMeter Throughput Shaping Tip

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Here is a quick tip about JMeter’s throughput shaping capability, when using the jp@gc 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 […]

Automation

Modularising JMeter Tests

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JMeter is an awesome tool for writing load tests, but it isn’t obvious how you would break your tests into re-usable chunks. For example, if you are testing multiple scenarios that all require a login, it is a bit annoying to have a copy of the nodes required to log in and check the sign […]