How to Use “ Constant Throughput Timer ” in JMeter

Let’s think about an end-to-end scenario for an e-commerce website. A user logs in, goes to the main page, searches for a product, sees the results and goes to the detail page of one option. Then the user will continue with performing cart and payment steps. A real time user would be executing this scenario slowly. Because during the flow; he/she will think about his/her budget, try to find out the most charming option then fill the credit card info slowly. But a thread in JMeter; can execute this scenario much faster than a real time user, if [...]

By |2021-11-24T10:46:31+03:00November 24th, 2021|Tags: , , |

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: , , , |

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: , , , |

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 [...]

Performance Testing Behind Firewall: On-Premise Load Testing

Load testing and Performance testing are important for discovering bottlenecks in your system and determining the load capacity it can handle. Most of the time, it is necessary to carry out these tests behind the firewall of companies for data privacy and security. Loadium provides On-Premise Load Generator solution to run performance testing behind firewall. What is On-Premise Load Generator? Our service that creates the load on the servers in your tests with Loadium is called Load Generator. In standard tests, Load Generator is located on Loadium servers. It runs the tests in its environment and creates [...]

By |2021-09-29T15:59:02+03:00May 25th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Load Testing Best Practices For Black Friday

As Loadium, we have gathered the load testing best practices for you under this article. Black Friday is considered to be the busiest shopping day of the year and each year, online retail sales reach significant increase. But It is always like a nightmare for retailers and makes them fret about reaching expected revenue. Next Black Friday is one year from now, and this is the perfect time to analyze what happened, learn from mistakes and make your website ready for the peak season crowds. What Is Load Testing? Load testing is a kind of non-functional software testing that [...]

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