Venkat Matta

it's all about the Performance Testing

About Jmeter

What is Jmeter ?

 The Apache JMeter™ application is open source software, a 100% pure Java application  designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. It was originally designed for testing Web Applications but has since expanded to other test functions.

Download Jmeter :-

http://jmeter.apache.org/download_jmeter.cgi

Prerequisites :-  Java 1.8 or latest ( http://www.java.com)

Limitations of Jmeter :

  • If we run more load in GUI mode it will consume more memory and sometimes JVM will crash
  • We have thread  limitations based on the OS as well script size.

Advantages :

  • Open Source  and free of cost
  • We can execute n Number of runs
  • Easy understanding
  • Flexible reporting
  • Platform Independent
  • Multi-Threading concept

Disadvantages :

  • IT Management and Capacity Allocation
  • Reporting Capabilities
  • No Support- we need to depend on forums
  • Only Java based application
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