|Load Testing Best Practices for Cloudmersive Reverse Proxy|
|3/31/2023 - Cloudmersive Support|
An effective approach to load test Cloudmersive Reverse Proxy is to utilize Apache JMeter, an open source load testing tool.
First, create a Thread Group by right-clicking on your Test Plan and adding a Thread Group. Then add an HTTP Request to the Thread Group. Configure the HTTP Request to point to your Cloudmersive Reverse Proxy test instance. Ensure that this is in a load testing environment and not a production environment. Ensure that this environment does not share resources with a production environment. Configure the request as needed, e.g. as an
Now, configure your Thread Group by specifying how many concurrent test threads you would like to use as well as the duration of the test.
Now add additional items to the Thread Group:
Your configuration should now resemble this:
You are now ready to run your test. We recommend starting small to ensure the test works as expected, for example with 2 threads. Run the test for 5 minutes and ensure that it is functioning as expected.
You are now ready to scale up your test. Increase the number of threads to your target peak utilization from estimates, modeling or historical data of your application's usage. Once you have adjusted the thread parameters, you can begin testing.