What is JMeter ?
The Apache JMeter is completely Java open source software. It was first developed by Stefano Mazzocchi who was working for Apache Software Foundation, designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. You can use JMeter to measure the performance of variety of services or web applications. Performance testing means testing a web application against concurrent & multiple user traffic and heavy loads. JMeter originally is used for testing FTP application or Web Application. These days it is used for database server test, functional test etc.
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