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:
Select process you want to monitor:
This should give you access to useful metrics, including memory and CPU utilisation, number of threads etc.