Gatling Advantages on Load Testing

Growing world of load testing increased both the search of new tools by users and development of new features by developers. The most known and used open-source tools in the sector are undoubtedly JMeter, and Gatling. In this blog post, we will try to explain the Gatling advantages briefly, and why to use it on your load tests. Gatling offers a wealth of features to help you develop a high-performance automation test suite by utilizing the Gatling DSL, as well as growing community support to help you with your questions. It's worth noting that, unlike other tools like JMeter, [...]

By |2021-12-01T11:40:39+03:00December 1st, 2021|Tags: , , |

How to Perform Gatling Load Testing and API Testing

If you ever made research about performance testing with the help of some tools, you’ve probably heard of Gatling. Right now, it’s one of the most popular performance testing tools in the market and there are many reasons for that. First of all, it is open source with its special design for continuous load testing and integration with your development pipeline. And unlike JMeter, Gatling is a code-based tool and the only limit for your load test is your coding skills and imagination. In terms of coding, Gatling load testing is based on Scala language. There are some requirements [...]

JMeter vs Apache Benchmark | Know the Top 8 Differences

There are many ways for IT experts to perform a load/benchmark test on their system. With the help of a testing tool, this process could be really easy to perform and manage. If you are looking for different performance or benchmark testing tools, you have probably come across Apache Benchmark (A/B) and Apache JMeter before. And in this article, we will be focusing on the similarities and differences between JMeter vs Apache Benchmark. As we just said, both JMeter and Apache Benchmark were developed by Apache Software Foundation. They both can be used to run performance based tests [...]

By |2021-11-16T10:21:31+03:00November 16th, 2021|Tags: , , |

JMeter Listener Types | Part 2

JMeter Listeners that Consolidate Data Samples As we explained before, basic listeners have just basic displays. They collect and display data in basic formats. But now is time to explore JMeter listener that take a more complex approach to display the data. And we will be calling them as “Listeners that Consolidate Data Samples”. Aggregate Report Aggregate Report shows aggregated and statistical results and data for each sampler of your test. You are able to see metrics like “average response time, throughput, error percentage” and even more. And from the lower part of this listener, you [...]

By |2021-11-04T16:52:14+03:00November 4th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

JMeter Listener Types | Part 1

One of the most important things to perform a successful performance test is to analyze and investigate the server status and responses. And on JMeter, you should definitely use JMeter listener to achieve this. Luckily, JMeter offers a wide variety of listeners. JMeter listeners give you an efficient display of data which JMeter collects from requests, responses, time-related metrics etc. With this data, performance test engineers and other IT employees can have detailed insights about the system under test. JMeter offers around 20 listeners and each of them is crucial for your test effort. And one of the biggest [...]

By |2021-11-02T15:59:01+03:00November 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , , |

How To Use “-1”/All On JMeter Selector

While scripting E-Commerce sites, situations, where cart service is not called after cart delete service, can be faced. It forces us to make only one request to cart and delete every item on cart one by one, without calling the cart request again. Let's check how to use “-1”/all on JMeter selector. Since the cart request is called only once, we have to get IDs of every item in the cart in only one selector. In this blog, you will see step by step how to overcome such situations.  You can also apply this solution to JSON and REGEX Extractors.  I want to find the right testing type [...]

By |2021-10-26T14:16:06+03:00October 26th, 2021|

JMeter vs. Locust | Choosing The Right Load Testing Tool – Part2

Let's keep going where we stayed about Jmeter and Locust . If you didn't read Part1 you can reach here. 6. Script Recording Script recording is a quick and easy method to construct a simple test template, which you can then tidy up and modify to make it easier to maintain. If you need a quick solution and need to execute a specific load depending on repeated actions, script recording comes in handy. You don't want to waste time writing a script in such a circumstance, especially if you won't need it again. If you're planning to [...]

JMeter vs. Locust | Choosing The Right Load Testing Tool – Part1

Two of the most well-known and extensively used load testing tools used by IT professionals and organizations are JMeter and Locust. We'll compare JMeter and Locust side by side in this blog, concentrating on the frameworks' most important features. We hope it proves useful in choosing which tool is appropriate for your load test case and other load testing scenarios. I want to find the right testing type for my product → I want QA experts to test my application → I'm looking for a long-term [...]

By |2021-10-26T15:50:21+03:00October 19th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Metrics for Load Testing Checklist

In order to evaluate the performance of a mobile application, there are some metrics that you can check during the load testing process. You can take a look at the following list of load testing metrics to consider while evaluating the performance of your application: 1. Metrics for Web Servers Threads that are occupied and threads that are idle – Is there a requirement of extra web servers or is there a need to do some extra tasks? Bandwidth Necessities - Is there a bottleneck in the network that creates a problem What is your [...]

By |2021-10-07T11:32:03+03:00October 7th, 2021|

10 Suggestions for Choosing the Number of Concurrent Users for Your Test

Do you know how many virtual users should you use for your website or app performance tests? If your answer is “No”, this is the right blog post for you to read. Even if you know Apache JMeter and Gatling, they can't tell you how many concurrent users should be sending requests to the URL you're testing. This is due to the fact that the number of users to run a test is a business and product decision based on past user scenario patterns, future expectations, marketing initiatives, and product requirements. So, if you're a tester, here are a [...]

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