JMeter is a powerful Apache open-source tool used in testing and analysis for application services. This course introduces you to Apache JMeter and performance testing, including installing and configuring the tool to create a basic test.
Exploring Performance Testing
Start the course.
define performance testing, conditions, architecture, and how they're used to test a system
describe main testing types including load and stress testing, their differences, and when to use them
describe the steps in the performance testing cycle and the metrics that are measured in testing systems
describe best practices associated with performance testing
Setting Up Apache JMeter
define JMeter concepts and what it's used for in performance testing
list the requirements for installing JMeter for Linux, Mac OS, and Windows, and the process of installing and configuring JAVA JDK
perform the procedure of installing JDK8 on Ubuntu Linux in preparation for JMeter
perform the procedure of installing JMeter for the Ubuntu Linux operating systems
perform the procedure of installing JMeter for the Mac OS X operating system
perform the procedure of installing JMeter for the Windows 10 operating systems
demonstrate configuring required and optional environment variables, and optimize JMeter performance
recognize how to run JMeter in non-gui mode and the various basic commands and scripts available
JMeter Test Executions
define JMeter test plan and the process in creating your first test plan from a template
demonstrate the process of creating a simple test plan
Practice: JMeter Concepts Overview
recognize JMeter concepts including how to install and use JMeter to create a test plan
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