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Performance testing using JMeter

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JMeter load testing:

It is a testing process that is conducted using Apache JMeter, which is considered to be one of the best tools for load and performance testing. Here, the web application under test is assessed in order to know whether it will be able to satisfy high load requirements or not. Overall server under heavy load is also analyzed. 

JMeter performance testing:

In this testing method, the performance of a web application is tested using Apache JMeter. Both static and dynamic resources are tested so that concurrent users on the website are discovered. It also provides a number of graphical analysis for conducting performance testing effectively. JMeter performance testing includes both stress test and load test of a web application.

The benefits of using Apache JMeter in performance testing;

  • The performance of both static resources such as HTML and JavaScript and dynamic resources such as AJAX, Servlets, and JSP are tested using JMeter


  • The maximum number of concurrent users that can be handled by a website is discovered by JMeter 


  • Performance reports can be prepared using a number of graphical analytical features through JMeter.  


JMeter performance testing includes:

  • Stress testing: There is a maximum load capacity for every web server. When the load is pushed beyond limits, then the webserver starts responding slowly and errors are produced. The purpose of this test is to know how much load a web server can handle.


  • Load testing: Expected usage can be modeled so that multiple users can be simulated to access the web services concurrently.

Following are the steps that depict how JMeter performs testing:

  • A request is created and sent to the server


  • The response from the server is collected and then those details are visualized in the form of a graph or a chart


  • The response is processed from the server


  • The test result is generated in several formats such as JSON, XML, text so that the data can be analyzed thoroughly by the tester.


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