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Performance Testing with JMeter 2.9 by Bayo Erinle

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Summary

In this chapter, we have covered the fundamentals of performance testing. We also learned key concepts and activities surrounding performance testing in general. In addition, we installed JMeter, learned how to get it fully running on a machine and explored some of the configurations available with it. We explored some of the options that make JMeter a great tool of choice for your next performance testing engagement. These include the fact that it is free and mature, open-sourced, easily extensible and customizable, completely portable across various operating systems, has a great-plugin ecosystem, large user community, built-in GUI, and recording and validating test scenarios among others. In comparison with the other tools for performance ...

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