Introduction to JMeter
This new introductory course covers all the essential principles of Performance Testing with JMeter. Throughout the course practical examples are demonstrated, and the delegates have exercises at the end of every chapter to aid comprehension.
By the end of this course, delegates will be confident in writing and executing effective Performance Tests with JMeter.
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Introduction to JMeter
£TBC per delegate
The course is run over 3 days and includes all course materials. Lunch and refreshments are provided for some onsite courses. Please check course details for further information.
Who should attend
- This course is recommended for anyone new to Non-Functional Testing or has testing experience but needs to learn about Performance Testing with JMeter.
There is no exam as part of this course.
- Learn the theory and types of Performance Testing to better plan an effective Performance Testing solution
- Learn about the JMeter Tool and its components
- Plan, Build and Execute a Test Plan to meet your objectives
"The instructor, Tom Millichamp was excellent. He explained everything very clearly and answered every question in great detail".
Course Content & Agenda
The following topics will be covered during the course:
What is Performance Testing?
Types of performance tests
Alternatives to Performance Testing
Considerations before engagement
Overview of hardware
Overview of software
The analysis component
Testing through firewalls
Understanding workload and the 'Peak Hour'
A look at hardware & software monitors
Network delay information
Protocol specific information
Different kinds of scenario profiles
Reporting: what to report? What is a pass/fail?
Understanding transactional response times
Understanding transaction pass/fail numbers
Identifying high risk transactions
Improvement and re-runs
What is JMeter?What are its advantages and disadvantages?
Installation & Components
Setting up the Proxy Server to capture HTTP quickly to aid rapidly building your tests
Why Data-driving your tests is so important
Different approaches to data-driven testing
Using a CSV file to data-drive your test
Building a Scenario
Data Collection to Results files
Merging Thread Groups