The HTTP Request Default is ONE OF THE key JMeter elements, occurring in nearly every testing scenario.
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Today we’ll be testing several servers and software configurations to obtain summary test reports and compare the results. Let’s say for example we plan to open a new website with regular, ongoing streaming of data, images and video clips, for instance, a news site. In the process of planning the project, we decided to try two blog configurations in parallel.
Super Bowl Day, Are you ready? Are you really ready? The highly anticipated Super Bowl commercials….even the non-sports fanatics love this time of year. What hilarious or shocking ad is going to be drive consumers to a website and become this year’s the most popular “water cooler” subject at the office? Which ads will spiral a business into success and which will leave mud on the face of your brand forever? What’s it going to be?
Performance testing is a whole other animal in the world of good development. Read on for a brief journey to the wild side of testing. In functional testing, detailed requirements are needed that allow you to consider whether the issue found is a bug or a feature. However, in performance testing, it varies as one cannot specify “pass” or “fail”. You simply gather as much information as possible and provide it to the customer.
One of the 7 deadly sins of the coding universe is the unnecessary duplication of code. How can we avoid the 'deadly dupe' in JMeter? Sometimes one comes across a complex piece of a test plan with large amounts of used variables and functions. But, if you need to use the same segment more than once, or even twice, what can you do? One option is to create a Bean Shell script in a separate file and to call it BeanShellSampler. But, it can be difficult to track the execution of various parts of such a complex scenario.
Load testing in the cloud: Raising the bar Load testing of websites has changed dramatically in the past few years. While cloud based services such as Blazemeter have made it a lot easier to conduct load tests, the changing nature of hosting applications and services on the internet have introduced some new complexities.
What is BlazeMeter? BlazeMeter is a testing cloud with a sole focus on load testing, designed to simplify performance and load testing for developers and QA testers. BlazeMeter provides developers and QA testers self-service tools to build failure resilient applications. As you all know, EC2 by Amazon is a general purpose cloud. Another well-known example is Heroku, which is a Ruby cloud. So, in the same vein, BlazeMeter is a cloud specifically for load testing.