We often need to verify how much load an application serves so, based on it, we can check many functions or bottlenecks to improve the performance so it can serve as many requests as it can with efficiency. In this section, we'll look into how to execute Apache JMeter testing. We will execute a load test on the PetClinic application deployed on Azure App Services.
To begin the execution, follow these steps:
- Download Apache JMeter from http://jmeter.apache.org/.
- Start it and create a Thread Group in Apache JMeter. Here, we mention Number of Threads (users), Ramp Up Period (in seconds), and Loop Count:
- Right-click on the Thread Group and click on ...