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JMeter Cookbook by Bayo Erinle

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Testing external facing applications using BlazeMeter

Another Cloud service we could use for distributed testing is BlazeMeter, located at http://blazemeter.com/. In their words, BlazeMeter offers you your own elastic performance testing Cloud. By not having to set up and configure machines for testing, one huge task is taken off from our plates and we are able to focus on what we are really after, testing our application.

At the time of this writing, BlazeMeter offers both free and paid services. The free service however is limited, as you might expect, and only allows you to run a maximum of 50 concurrent users on shared servers with reports retained for only 24 hours. This is enough to illustrate the concept in this recipe, so that is what we ...

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