Performance Testing With Jmeter - Second Edition

Performance Testing With Jmeter - Second Edition
by Bayo Erinle / / / AZW3

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Test web applications using Apache JMeter with practical, hands-on examples

About This Book

Create realistic and maintainable scripts for web applications

Effectively use various JMeter components to achieve testing goals

Leverage the cloud for distributed testing

Who This Book Is For

This book is great for developers, quality assurance engineers, testers, and test managers new to Apache JMeter, or those who are looking to get a good grounding in how to effectively use and become proficient with JMeter. No prior testing experience is required.

What You Will Learn

Set up and prepare Apache JMeter for testing

Record test scenarios or create them from scratch

Test RESTful web services

Effectively monitor resources during performance tests

Build realistic, comprehensive, and maintainable test plans

Understand distributed testing using Vagrant, AWS,, and BlazeMeter

Extend JMeter functionality through plugins

Understand and effectively use JMeter components to achieve testing needs

In Detail

This book is a practical, hands-on guide that equips you with all the essential skills needed to effectively use JMeter to test web applications using a number of clear, step-by-step recipes.

The book starts with the basics of performance testing and teaches you how to go about recording your first test. The book then focuses on distributed testing, teaching you how to configure master and slave nodes as well as leverage the cloud and launch AWS instances. The book ends with some tips and best practices with regard to performance testing such as how to use the debug sampler, H2 database, dummy sampler, and MongoDB sampler, among others.

By the end of the book, you will have learned how to take full advantage of the real power behind Apache JMeter, quickly taking you from a novice to an expert.

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