At times, you might need more fine-grained control over your thread groups. You may need to define initial delays and the run duration for your threads. Also, you may need to specify separate scheduled records with different values for each of the previously mentioned properties. This is exactly what Ultimate Thread Group does. It allows you to define an infinite number of schedule records with different ramp-up times, shutdown times, and flight times while providing you with a load preview graph. This can help you define test plans that fit realistic use cases.
In this recipe, we will see how we can use Ultimate Thread Group in our test plans. Perform the following steps: