As part of CI/CD process we can integrate JMeter with Jenkins and execute the scripts as explained in the tutorial. Another way to integrate JMeter in Jenkins is by using Taurus, an open source test automation framework for easily running performance tests.
Taurus, an open source test automation tool that extends and abstracts JMeter, and helps to overcome various challenges. Taurus provides a simple way to create, run and analyze performance tests. It provides execution of JMX files, parametrizing via YAML, development of new tests in YAML, merging multiple JMX and YAML combinations, console, JUnit and BlazeMeter reporting.
The advantages of running Taurus+JMeter from Jenkins (compared to just JMeter from Jenkins):
To do this you have to:
1. Install Taurus.
2. If you don’t have JMeter, the Taurus build will install it for you. If you already have JMeter in your Jenkins host, add JMETER_HOME to your PC environment variables.
3. In Jenkins: create a…