• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

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.

Learning Objectives

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

Framework Connections

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