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From Deepak Goel <>
Subject Re: Jmeter pausing when running
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2016 16:47:27 GMT
What machine are you running the test from? Is it a laptop or a desktop for
personal use?


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On Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 10:09 PM, Bob Nance <>

> I’ve been having an issue with JMeter periodically pausing when running a
> load test and am not sure how to resolve this.  We have tried several
> things, but nothing seems to be working.  The behavior is I start a JMeter
> load test. The test will run fine for a few minutes, then pause, then pick
> back up, then pause, etc.   I’ve tried upping the heap size when starting
> JMeter, running in distributed mode and non distributed mode, even turning
> off our Anti-Virus software, but the issue still persists.  The amount of
> load being generated isn’t that much either.  My test has about 75
> different thread groups, but we are only using 1 thread per group.   The
> last thing I tired was adding -XX:+DisableExplicitGC to jmeter.bat file,
> but that didn’t work either.
> Does anyone have any other suggestions or thoughts?
> Do the logs reflect the delay? (or could it just be a delayed display
> issue)
> Do you have any data visualizations/listeners running during the tests?
> (they can eat up a lot of CPU cycles)
> Do you have anything else running on the computer that might be stealing
> the network card?
> Is there a pattern that might point you somewhere (like it happens nearly
> at the same test, or every 12.5 seconds or something)?
> No direct help, but those are all things that I have seen affect my tests.
> -Bob
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>   Bob Nance
>   Novation Systems
>   256-534-4620

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