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Moodle Administration Essentials by Karen Holland, Gavin Henrick

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Performance testing

Performance testing helps the administrator understand what the current server setup and configuration can deliver in response times and concurrent users. Moodle has a built-in feature to help generate a JMeter script to run and create comparisons between different setups and configurations.

JMeter

Moodle includes a JMeter test plan generator, which is documented at https://docs.moodle.org/en/JMeter_test_plan_generator.

JMeter is used to test the performance of websites and other web systems, such as web services. It is built in Java, but can be used to test applications written in any language as it is primarily used to mimic the user using the user interface (web pages and forms) to complete a task.

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