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From Oliver Lloyd <>
Subject Re: Block Size in CSV Data Config
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2012 11:02:34 GMT
One of the advantages of JMeter over LoadRunner is the fact it is lightweight
and not encumbered by excessive features that - whilst making things appear
easier - actually end up restricting what you can do.

So sure, LR can do what you say but that is because it pre-processes the
data file before the test is started, bundling up each little thread with
it's own data and instructions on what to do with it. It's a bit like
sending your kids off to school with a packed lunch. JMeter does not really
do this, certainly not over multiple hosts; you have to make the packed
lunch for your kids yourself (ie. you have to pre-process the data

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