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From mstov...@apache.org
Subject Re: stress test techniques
Date Fri, 24 Oct 2003 12:50:14 GMT
On 24 Oct 2003 at 13:12, Nick Faiz wrote:

> Hi all,
> 	I've been using JMeter for a project and we're about to go into our
> final stress test.
> 	I have two questions:
> 
> 1.	I have one test case, sitting beneath a simple controller, that
> places particularly heavy load on the server. Is there a way to create a
> more complex execution condition beyond simply using the `Once Only
> Controller'? I'd like to, for example, execute this test three times per
> hour within the same .jmx script.

throughput controller might do what you want.  It allows you to specify how often certain
parts 
of your test are executed.

> 
> 2. 	One of our goals here is to conduct a 24 hour test; which puts me in
> the position of calculating a large number of threads over this time period.
> I've used the Gaussian Random Timer as a sanity check between requests, to
> ensure there's no DOS, but is there a better way of planning a sustained
> test over a large amount of time?

How about the Throughput Timer?

-Mike

> 
> Cheers,
> Nick
> 	
> 
> Regards,
> Nick Faiz
> B2B e-Commerce Developer
> Corporate Express Australia Ltd.
> 
> Phone: +61-2-9335-0495, Fax: 9335-0753, Email: nickf@ce.com.au
> 
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