JMeter Fundamentals and JMeter Advanced Training Course

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Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Understanding of HTML, XML, HTTP and SQL

Overview Overview

This is back-to-back JMeter Fundamentals and JMeter Advanced courses offered together for convenience.

JMeter Fundamentals

This course covers the creation and implementation of functional and unit testing with Apache JMeter, the free application testing software from The Apache Software Foundation. The purpose of the course is to allow organizations to completely automate their various testing requirements, saving time, money, and helping to minimize the risk of human error in testing. The program explores the concepts of designing and creating test plans for real-world web applications using Apache JMeter, including functional, regression and stress testing plans. Participants will learn how to design test plans for a variety of purposes and to use the various components and functions within JMeter to their advantage, permitting them to completely automate the web application testing process.

JMeter Advanced

This course deals with advanced web application testing techniques. It focuses on full automation, scripting, integrating tests with external data source.

Course Outline Course Outline

JMeter Fundamentals:


  • Why use JMeter?
  • Overview of functional/regression/stress testing principles

Designing a basic test plan

  • How to identify your testing needs
  • Defining the steps of your test

Creating your first JMeter test

  • Introducing the JMeter GUI
  • The basic elements of a JMeter test plan
  • Building a functional test with your Internet browser
  • Executing your functional test
  • Reading the results of your test

The power of JMeter

  • Comprehensive overview of the available JMeter components and functions
  • Implementing an advanced functional test using the key JMeter functions and components

Regression testing

  • Using your functional tests for regression testing
  • Future proofing your tests

Stress testing

  • Identifying what you need to test
  • Mimicking the real world in JMeter
  • Extracting and reading the results

Other key features

  • Stress testing a database
  • Using JMeter from the command line
  • Editing a test plan in a text/XML editor

JMeter Advanced:

Distributed (Remote) Testing

  • Preparing remote environment
  • Running distributed
  • Gathering and analysing results


  • Creating user variable
  • Extracting data from a web page to a variable


  • Using functions
  • Function helper

Using BeanShell Scripting

  • Short introduction to BeanShell
  • Creating samplers
  • BeanShell listener
  • __BeanShell function

Testing Application with Real Data

  • Configuring Apache Web Server to record appropriate data
  • Access Log Sampler
  • Security issues

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From £2270
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From £1750
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 £2270 £1750
2 £1475 £1200
3 £1210 £1017
4 £1078 £925
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Upcoming Courses

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OxfordThu, 2016-11-10 09:30£1750 / £2620
Leicester - St. Georges HouseMon, 2016-11-14 09:30£1750 / £2470
Birmingham Tue, 2016-11-15 09:30£1750 / £2595
Manchester, King StreetThu, 2016-11-17 09:30£1750 / £2720
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