Jmeter - Jmeter Tutorials
Apache Jmeter is java application designed to load test the application. You can use Jmeter to test how much load your Web site can handle. In this tutorial we will explain you how to download install and use Jmeter.
- What is Jmeter?
As the name indicates Jmeter is one of the Java tools which is used to load testing client/server applications. Earlier it was used for testing Web Applications only however now-a-days its being used for other test functions.
- Downloading and Installing Jmeter
- Using Jmeter
Lets see how to run JMeter now. We will conduct a simple test to set up a test plan and stress test a Web application. Before proceeding with the test we need to have a test plan first which will help the Jmeter to perform the testing in steps.
You can also view the graph for your test after running it. For this go to Thread group -> Add -> Listener -> Graph results as shown in the picture below.
- Enhancing Test Plan?
As you have seen we have added some basic elements to the Test Plan like Sampler and some listeners. Similarly you can add many other elements in your Test Plan as shown under Group heading.
- Running Test
To run the test plan you can go to Run menu -> Run or press ctrl + r. To indicate that the test is running a green square lits up in the upper-right-hand corner.