What is JMeter?
JMeter is an Apache product which is used for load testing tool for measurement and analysis of performance of variety of services by focusing on web applications. This is a tool guide which is based on an integrated development environment (IDE) for checking quality as well as for recoding, debugging and testing the interactive soft-wares that works or designs for web based environment with the aid of automation. It is a portable testing framework as per authenticated by most of the software engineers and experts that is primarily designed for web based applications. JMeter can be helpful as a unit testing tool for JDBC database connections, LDAP, JMS, HTTP, web services, FTP, OS native processes and generic TCP connections. JMeter can also be used to build ad hoc monitoring as well as for some functional testing. JMeter looks variable parameters, response validations, cookies per thread support with configuration of variables and variety of reports. Its architecture works through plugins. Mostly unique features are implemented through different plugins. It is an open source tool that can easily be customized by the off-site developers through custom plugins. JMeter can be used to test performance of both types of web services like static and dynamic.