We often talk about the very low AWS costs. We are usually referring to the AWS instances that run the load tests. There is another AWS cost that you should be aware of and that is the AWS data costs. It’s usually very low also as you can see here in this AWS post. But depending on your test, you may need to keep an eye on it. So this post will talk about AWS dataRead More →

Amazon Web Services (AWS) just introduced the next generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) burstable general-purpose instances, T3. Amazon says that “T3 instances offer a balance of compute, memory, and network resources and are designed to provide a baseline level of CPU performance with the ability to burst above the baseline when needed.” See the AWS announcement for details. RedLine13 supports T3 instances for all RedLine13 pricing levels. In addition, RedLine13 is announcing support for R5Read More →

Pro Tip - Expert Terrain

In this example we will show how to extract AWS instances parameters using JSR223 Sampler on JMeter. In addition, you will learn how to run bash command scripts on remote linux servers using JMeter. This is a JMeter Pro Tip that can save you time.   In some cases it is necessary for the load test to send a linux command to  the remote linux server. For example, after completing a load test and before retesting again youRead More →