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Analyze your load tests

Tutorials Jul 9, 2020

An in-depth look at OctoPerf report engine and all the report items that can make your analysis easier. We’ll even check the report comparison and throw in a few tips for good measure.


Introduction OctoPerf’s report engine provides many graphs to sort and presents test metrics in a comprehensive way. We’ve tried to improve it over the years so that you can access critical information very quickly. But requirements vary from one project to the other. In this post we will look at how you can configure the report to show your preferred metrics, and also all the shortcuts you can take to achieve this goal.

Importing Postman requests to Octoperf

Importing Postman requests to Octoperf

Tutorials Jul 1, 2020

How to import postman requests to octoperf


Introduction You may have spent a considerable amount of time configuring Postman requests for your in-house API tests, and you wish to use them without having to create them again from scratch on Octoperf. That’s one of the many situations where Octoperf’s compatibility with Jmeter is going to come in a handy. Postman to Jmeter The first step will be to convert your requests into a JMeter-friendly format, using Postman Code Generation Snippet :

Sharing variables between Virtual Users

Sharing variables between Virtual Users

Tutorials May 27, 2020

How to use the AMQP technology to share variables between VUsers during your tests with Octoperf


Introduction Variables, may they be constant or dynamic, are an essential part of load testing. We already learned how to manipulate these values by extracting and re-injecting them inside one Virtual User. But what if we need to share these values between several Virtual Users ? In this blog post, I will show you just how to do that, using the MQ technology. What is AMQP ? Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMPQ) is an open standard protocol that allows messages exchanges between different systems.

Install OctoPerf in your company

Install OctoPerf in your company

Tutorials Mar 19, 2020

See the benefits of an OctoPerf Enterprise Edition and all the features we have added over the years so that it can fit in your infrastructure while still following your security guidelines.


Introduction We have come a long way since the original release of the OctoPerf Enterprise Edition 30 months ago. We have added so many features since then that it felt important to regroup them in this blog post to highlight how easy it has become to install and manage your own OctoPerf server. I will refer to our documentation a lot because all of these features are detailed there. But documentation can sometimes make the decision process more difficult just because of the sheer amount of information it gives.

Test mobile native applications with OctoPerf

Test mobile native applications with OctoPerf

Tutorials Mar 22, 2016

Simple tutorial on how to capture traffic and load test your native apps.


Context As mobility has been the trend these past years, all the users coming to a website do so from many different devices. OctoPerf allows you to simulate traffic to your website, but it also allows to simulate this kind of multi-device traffic. That being said, to take advantage of OctoPerf possibilities, you might need to import several different user journeys. Because a mobile user is very likely to deal with a different version of the application.

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