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JMeter Cookbook by Bayo Erinle

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Performance tips to scale JMeter

When you need to simulate a large load in test runs—for instance, more than a couple of hundred users—it is important to follow certain measures to ensure you get the best out of JMeter. Though there is no one-size-fits-all approach to determine how much load can be put on a certain machine, as this depends on the type of application, network settings, machine resources, and several other factors, we can still adhere to certain guidelines to get the most out of JMeter regardless of the nature of your tests or applications under test.

How to do it…

In this recipe, we will point out some guidelines that will help you get more performance out of JMeter. Perform the following steps:

  1. You need to know the approximate capacity/load ...

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