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NGINX High Performance by Rahul Sharma

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Generating metrics using Apache JMeter

In this section, we will work with Apache JMeter, a free, open source load-testing tool for analyzing and measuring the performance of web applications. JMeter not only simulates the load, but there are numerous response verifications that can be performed. The tool also enables server monitoring and the graphical analysis of results. It can also execute use cases where certain steps need to take place.

JMeter offers the following varied features:

  • Loads varied test systems, such as the Web (HTTP/HTTPS), SOAP, FTP, JMS, e-mail (SMTP/POP3/IMAP), native commands, TCP, and so on
  • Based on GUI
  • Completely based on Java (thus portable across various operating systems)
  • Multithreading framework (allows us to simulate concurrent ...

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