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Sai Matam and Jagdeep Jain, Pro Apache JMeter, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2961-3_2

2. Performance Testing Primer

Sai Matam and Jagdeep Jain2

(1)Pleasonton, California, USA

(2)Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, India

This chapter discusses the overview of performance testing, performance criteria, types of performance tests, performance test infrastructure, and performance test strategy. This chapter does not refer to JMeter itself but to performance testing in general.

At the end of this chapter, you should have a good idea of how to structure your own performance tests and should be able to work toward a comprehensive performance testing strategy. Those who are already familiar with performance testing can proceed to ...

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