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· 6 min read
Avi Stramer

JMeter is the most popular open-source tool for load testing and performance measurement of network connected applications.

In this post we will review one of the core elements in JMeter, the Thread Group. A thread group represents a group of users that will execute the same set of actions on your target application. Let's go over all the options available in the Thread Group element and how to use them, as well as compare the standard Thread Group element with the various thread group plugins available in JMeter.

Standard Thread Group

The standard Thread Group element in JMeter is probably the simplest choice and includes some standard options for specifying the number of threads (users), ramp-up period, loop count, and scheduler settings for a load test. Here are all the options available in the standard Thread Group element:

· One min read
Avi Stramer

Welcome to our new blog. We hope to cover a wide variety of topics related to load testing, functional testing, devops best practices, cloud computing, and more. We decided to start from scratch instead of porting over our old blog so please be patient with us as we build up the content.