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From Philippe Mouawad <philippe.moua...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Distributed testing and active threads over time
Date Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:46:21 GMT
On Wednesday, July 1, 2015, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 30 June 2015 at 22:16, Philippe Mouawad <philippe.mouawad@gmail.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > When we do distributed testing and need afterwards to analyze results, we
> > need to know how much threads were running at the some point in time by
> > doing aggregation work, as illustrated here:
> >
> > - http://jmeter-plugins.org/wiki/ActiveThreadsOverTime/
> >
> > I am just illustrating this need by this particular plugin, but this need
> > is here whatever plugin or custom code is used to create this graph.
> >
> > Currently as each server reports his own number of threads, and this is
> > then written to a file, we need a way to know that N number of threads
> are
> > associated to X server.
> >
> > I suggest that when a test starts, JMeter client (controller) computes
> and
> > sends to each server a unique ID, this id would then be stored by the
> > server and accessible under a property or function.
>
> What's wrong with storing the hostname?
>
>  usability and see below

> > This way, users would only have to add to their thread group name this
> > additional property without any other configuration.
>
> Already possible; just use the hostname
>
>  Not enough if you have 2 servers on 1 host

> > Another better options is to even remove the need for users to add this
> > function / property by appending this information automatically from the
> > server in the thread name.
>
> I don't understand what you are proposing here.


jmeter client assigns a unique id to each server that the latter uses to
name thread and appends to thread group value leading to unique values and
possibility to copite the cumulated number of threads among all servers

>
> > Thoughts ?
> >
> >
> > --
> > Regards.
> > Philippe M
>


-- 
Cordialement.
Philippe Mouawad.

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