Performance Testing with JMeter 2.9

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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 a performance test
  • Maintain and manage user sessions
  • Distributed testing using Vagrant, Puppet, and AWS
  • Extend JMeter functionality through plugins
  • Understand and effectively use JMeter components to achieve testing needs
  • Build realistic, comprehensive, and maintainable test plans
  • Capture form submissions and appropriate handle server responses
About

Performance testing with JMeter 2.9 is critical to the success of any software product launch and continued scalability. Irrespective of the size of the application’s user base, it’s vital to deliver the best user experience to consumers. Apache JMeter is an excellent testing tool that provides an insight into how applications might behave under load enabling organizations to focus on making adequate preparations.

Performance Testing with JMeter 2.9 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 and practical step-by-step guides. It allows you take full advantage of the real power behind Apache JMeter, quickly taking you from novice to master.

Performance Testing with JMeter 2.9 begins with the fundamentals of performance testing and gets you acquainted with JMeter. It will guide you through recording realistic and maintainable scripts.

You will acquire new skills working with tools such as Vagrant, Puppet, and AWS, allowing you to leverage the cloud to aid in distributed testing. You will learn how to do some BeanShell scripting and take advantage of regular expressions, JMeter properties, and extension points to build comprehensive and robust test suites. Also, you will learn how to test RESTful web services, deal with XML, JSON, file downloads/uploads, and much more. Topics like resource monitoring, distributed testing, managing sessions, and extending JMeter are also covered.

Performance Testing with JMeter 2.9 will teach you all you need to know to take full advantage of JMeter for testing web applications, dazzle your co-workers, and impress your boss! You will go from novice to pro in no time.

Features
  • Create realistic and maintainable scripts for web applications
  • Use various JMeter components to achieve testing goals
  • Removal of unnecessary errors and code compilation
  • Acquire skills that will enable you to leverage the cloud for distributed testing
  • Effectively monitor server resources during performance testing
  • Extend JMeter functionality by installing plugins
Page Count 148
Course Length 4 hours 26 minutes
ISBN 9781782165842
Date Of Publication 25 Jul 2013

Authors

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.