Creating a performance test plan

Let's imagine that we are carrying out a performance analysis of the account service for 1,000 users. Follow these steps to learn how to create a performance test plan for a microservice:

  1. Adding a thread group: Start by creating a thread group. Start JMeter, select the test plan, and add a thread group, as follows:

As you can see in the preceding screenshot, this is done by right-clicking on Test Plan and then selecting Add | Threads (Users) | Thread Group. Let's add this thread information to the thread group, as follows:

In the preceding screenshot, we have added 100 threads, which is the number of users ...

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