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  • Numerous ways to record test plans or handcraft them from scratch
  • Successfully test supporting application services and resources such as RESTful, SOAP, JMS, FTP, and data stores
  • Effectively monitor application and infrastructure resources during a performance test
  • Use existing cloud services for distributed testing and rolling your own cloud infrastructure when needed
  • Develop custom JMeter plugins from scratch and use existing ones to extend JMeter's functionality
  • Deliver quality products by successfully integrating JMeter into your continuous delivery workflow
  • Tune JMeter for better overall performance
  • Build realistic, comprehensive, and maintainable test plans

Performance testing is critical to the success of any software product launch and continued scalability. No matter the size of the user base of an application, it is crucial to deliver the best user experience to consumers. Apache JMeter is an excellent testing tool that provides an insight on how applications might behave under load, allowing organizations to focus on making adequate preparations for the delivery of quality, robust, and foolproof applications to stakeholders.

This hands-on guide will equip you with the all the skills you need to effectively use JMeter to test web applications and supporting services. With over 50 carefully selected recipes, you will learn how to take full advantage of JMeter for all your testing needs, overcome any challenges you face, and optimize the knowledge you already have.

  • Leverage existing cloud services for distributed testing and learn to employ your own cloud infrastructure when needed
  • Successfully integrate JMeter into your continuous delivery workflow allowing you to deliver high quality products
  • Test application supporting services and resources including RESTful, SOAP, JMS, FTP and Database
Page Count 228
Course Length 6 hours 50 minutes
ISBN 9781783988280
Date Of Publication 29 Oct 2014


Bayo Erinle

Bayo Erinle is an author and senior software engineer with over 11 years of experience in designing, developing, testing, and architecting software. He has worked in various spectrums of the IT field, including government, commercial, finance, and health care. As a result, he has been involved in the planning, development, implementation, integration, and testing of numerous applications, including multi-tiered, standalone, distributed, and cloud-based applications. He is passionate about programming, performance, scalability, and all things technical. He is always intrigued by new technology and enjoys learning new things.

He currently resides in Maryland, US, and when he is not hacking away at some new technology, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Nimota, and their three children, Mayowa, Durotimi, and Fisayo.

He also authored Performance Testing with JMeter 2.9 (first edition and second edition) and JMeter Cookbook, both by Packt Publishing.