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JMeter - 2 minute tutorial

Overview of Apache JMeter

Apache JMeter is an open source testing tool that can perform load test or stress test on applications and also measure performance data like response times (average, median, deviation etc.), success/failure ratio, throughput etc.

JMeter provides a graphical interface to define the test plan and can presents the results graphically, or in tabular format, flat files etc.

The applications that can be tested using JMeter are
  1. Webservers (like Apache Tomcat, Apache server etc)
  2. Databases via JDBC(like mysql, oracle etc)
  3. LDAP
  4. JMS
  5. Mail - SMTP(S), POP3(S) and IMAP(S)
  6. SOAP
  7. Native commands or shell scripts