JMeter is a performance testing tool which I used recently for testing a new data centre. Apache JMeter provides a good guide on how to install and build a simple web test plan.
To performance test the new data centre, I created a simple test plan as below:
- Go to the website
- Login into the website
- Perform some actions within the website
Therefore, I am trying measure the time it takes for a workflow instead of hitting a web page. To do this, I need to use JMeter Proxy. Basically, it is a browser recording function which translates into JMeter test plans automatically.
The JMeter Proxy guideline is quite comprehensive apart from the following points which need to be taken extra measure: