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Subject Re: Simulating QoS and Speed
Date Mon, 09 Mar 2009 18:32:03 GMT
You might want to try removing JMeter the fat client from the actual load testing with the

My experience with this is more realistic. JMeter at the command-line is more work but more
control: beanshell et. al.

Noel O'Brien wrote ..
> Hi All,
> I've been asked to simulate real traffic for our system using JMeter in relation
> to file uploads in terms of Quality of Service (approx 60%) and realistic 
> upload speeds. 
> Quality of Service seems reasonably possible with JMeter as its a matter of 
> structuring samplers under a number of random and/or throughput controllers.
> Simulating realistic upload speeds seems much harder. I'm told that clients 
> will upload files to our server at approx 5 - 20 kbps, and to simaulte this 
> correctly, I'll need to throttle the connection the sampler makes, rather than
> adding a delay timer. Is there a way to simulate this in JMeter? Nothing jumps
> out at me and I don't recall seeing anything in the User Manual to achieve 
> this. Has anyone else had to deal with this situation? Does anyone have any 
> thoughts on how this could be achieved?
> Regards,
> Noel

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