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From Philippe Mouawad <philippe.moua...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Performance penalty for using remote data files?
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:38:40 GMT
You could use an OS Sampler:

http://jmeter.apache.org/usermanual/component_reference.html#OS_Process_Sampler



On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 9:35 PM, Philippe Mouawad <
philippe.mouawad@gmail.com> wrote:

> Agree with Hussey and Darren.
>
> Hussey Scott solution seems fine to me.
>
> https://twitter.com/philmdot <https://twitter.com/ubikingenierie>
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Darren Bown <dazzlebown@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Marcelo,
>>
>> The short answer to this is "Yes, almost certainly". I've done rather a
>> lot
>> of heavy distributed load testing and any additional link in the chain is
>> likely to cause delays and therefore possibly distory results. Another
>> consideration is that depending on your network topology this could cause
>> congestion at other nodes and affect other users and indeed your own
>> tests.
>> I echo Scott, above, when he says that you should download your payload
>> and
>> execute with test data stored locally.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Darren.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 24 January 2013 15:50, HUSSEY, SCOTT T <sh8121@att.com> wrote:
>>
>> > In the past I've had a similar situation and used a step in a setup
>> thread
>> > group to download files to the local Jmeter engine.
>> >
>> > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > From: Marcelo Jara [mailto:marcelojara@hotmail.com]
>> > > Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2013 9:45 AM
>> > > To: user@jmeter.apache.org
>> > > Subject: RE: Performance penalty for using remote data files?
>> > >
>> > > Any insight from Jmeter developers would be greatly appreciated.
>> > >
>> > > > From: marcelojara@hotmail.com
>> > > > To: user@jmeter.apache.org
>> > > > Subject: Performance penalty for using remote data files?
>> > > > Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:58:38 -0500
>> > > >
>> > > > Hello,
>> > > > I currently have several scripts that use large data sets (over 100K
>> > lines).
>> > > The data files are currently stored locally on the Jmeter test server
>> > (Linux),
>> > > but I would like to put them in a centralized location so that other
>> > teams can
>> > > use them from their own machines. If I put them on a Windows share and
>> > > then mount the share on the Jmeter server, would a test get poor
>> > > performance due to fetching the next value from the network?
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > >
>> >
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Darren Bown
>> tel:* +44(0)*7873 163 452
>> tel: *+44(0)7971 078 445*
>>
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>
> --
> Cordialement.
> Philippe Mouawad.
>
>
>


-- 
Cordialement.
Philippe Mouawad.

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