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Performance Testing with JMeter 2.9 by Bayo Erinle

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Chapter 7. Helpful Tips

At this point, you have hopefully become familiar with the inner workings of JMeter and are comfortable with using it to achieve most of your testing needs. However, before we wrap up the book, there are some helpful tips worth mentioning that will make working with JMeter more pleasant and perhaps save you time in the process. These are some techniques we have learned over the years and they have proven useful in almost every environment we have found ourselves.

JMeter properties and variables

JMeter properties are defined in jmeter.properties, which is global in nature and used to define some defaults that JMeter uses. The value of the remote_hosts property encountered in the previous chapter is a good example of this. ...

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