Using RegEx (Regular Expressions) in Jmeter – CoRelation in Jmeter

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In this article I will describe how to use the Regular expression extractor in Jmeter for the dynamic data corelation needs of web requests. I will first discuss how to add a RegEx to a webrequest, the basics terminologies associated with RegEx and then describe how different types of regular expression requirements can be met.

Jmeter – A Glossary of Terms

Things you should know

Starting Jmeter can be difficult, as the terminology can take time to get to grips with.  What follows is a high level description of the key Jmeter Terms. My personal experience with Jmeter has been great.  Many performance test engineers face difficulty during their first attempts with the tool because of the terminology.Listeners, pre-processor elements, […]

Revisiting Performance Testing Basics

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In this article, I have attempted to clarify some basic and most important terminologies and concepts pertaining to performance and the load testing arena. The Performance of web sites is increasingly becoming important. Companies are realising the importance of snappy performance. Losses caused to businesses due to poor performance issues can be huge (including the company’s image). […]

AJAX TruClient Protocol – Tips and tricks

TipsAndTricks

Post publishing my articles the high level review on AJAX TruClient protocol of LR and incorporating basic functionalities in AJAXTruClient, I am receiving a number of messages, comments and queries via email and on LinkedIn. Most of the queries are related to implementations of basic functions in the scripts developed on TruClient. Through this article, I would resolve some of those […]

AJAX TruClient – Parameterization, Text Verification and Object Identification

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Everyday I see at least one discussion or thread related to Ajax TruClient protocol. Many performance engineers across the world are starting to use this protocol to test their web apps. Most of the questions on TruClient technology are based on three primary steps of scripting – Parameterization, Text Verification and Corelation. In this article, I will walk […]

AJAX TruClient – The next Revolution in Performance Testing domain

Last week, I had a chance to work on the AJAX TruClient protocol launched in the latest version of LR (LR 11). I was amazed to see a totally different manner of scripting followed with this protocol. The object identification technology made my scripting and debugging task a piece of cake. The non-requirement of dynamic correlation reduced the scripting complications and […]

LoadRunner to JMeter – A successful transition

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 It all began on the day when a bunch of three performance testers were given a task of migrating the performance testing activities of multiple applications of a client to an open source tool. This included architectural level migration, resource knowledge transition and testing-operation transition from a licensed tool (LoadRunner) to an open source tool. […]

Citrix Protocol on LoadRunner – Tips and Tricks Part 3

I’ve previously published two articles on Tips and tricks helpful to performance test Citrix applications with Loadrunner. The articles can be found here -> Citrix Protocol on LR – Tips & Tricks (Part 1) Citrix Protocol on LR – Tips & Tricks (Part 2) In this article, I will cover the following: Remotely managing hung […]

Loadrunner Parameter Types – An Overview

Parameterization provides the ability to use different values in scripts and thus helps create data driven test scenarios. Parameterization also reduces the size of scripts. I recently attempted to search for articles and couldn’t find a consolidated  list of the main loadrunner parameters and their usage.So decided to compile a list and write this article. This […]