automatictester

my thoughts on test automation

Monitoring JMeter resource utilisation

In order to prevent JMeter to be a bottleneck itself and impact performance test results, it’s good to know what resources does it consume during test execution. I found it useful to monitor JMeter’s JVM parameter with jconsole.

To start jconsole, run:

jconsole

Select process you want to monitor:

jconsole_connection

This should give you access to useful metrics, including memory and CPU utilisation, number of threads etc.

jconsole

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