Pro Apache JMeter: Web Application Performance Testing

  • 3h 21m
  • Jagdeep Jain, Sai Matam
  • Apress
  • 2017

Quickly ramp up your practical knowledge of Apache JMeter for software performance testing and focus on actual business problems. This step-by-step guide covers what you will need to know to write and execute test scripts, and verify the results.

Pro Apache JMeter covers almost every aspect of Apache JMeter in detail and includes helpful screenshots and a case study. A performance primer chapter provides a high-level summary of terms used in performance testing on a day-to-day basis that also is useful for non-technical readers.

A sample web application Digital Toys has been developed and test scripts are provided for you to try while progressing through the chapters.

What You'll Learn

  • Create and execute an Apache JMeter test plan
  • Interpret the results of your test plan
  • Understand distributed testing using Apache JMeter
  • Use Apache JMeter advanced features such as JDBC, REST, FTP, AJAX, SOAP, and mobile performance testing
  • Read a sample case study covering end-to-end planning and execution of a performance testing project
  • Generate and analyze a performance dashboard

Who This Book Is For

Software performance testing professionals, quality assurance professionals, architects, engineers, project managers, product managers

About the Authors

Sai Matam has 20+ years of diverse experience in software development, including significant experience in performance testing and tuning. He has worked on tuning Java and web applications with many millions of page visits.

Jagdeep Jain has more than a decade of experience in software quality assurance and testing. He holds a degree in Computer Science & Engineering. He is a firm believer and advocate of test automation, and has used Apache JMeter extensively.

In this Book

  • Foundation
  • Performance Testing Primer
  • Your First JMeter Test
  • JMeter Test Script Recorder
  • JMeter Test Plan Components
  • Distributed Testing
  • JMeter Best Practices
  • Troubleshooting JMeter
  • JMeter Plugins
  • JMeter Recipes
  • Case Study: Digital Toys Inc.
  • Performance Dashboard
  • Appendix A: Setting Up JMeter
  • Appendix B: Setting Up Digital Toys Inc.


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