BlazeMeter Releases CSV Data Split Feature

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For When Your Data Simply Cannot Get Along

New York, NY. – January 23, 2014 – BlazeMeter, provider of the JMeter based web and mobile load testing platform, announced their CSV Data Split functionality as the latest feature in their quest to simplify load testing. The CSV Data Split feature allows developers to automatically split CSV data from a single file across multiple load servers.

The CSV Data Split solves the issues of developers needing to deal with manually spreading vast amounts of data between servers so each has unique data. Traditionally, when using CSV files in distributed JMeter load tests, JMeter copies the CSV file across all load servers with each load server using the same data. In a scenario simulating 100 unique users logging into a web app, each with their own username and password, the risk of having the same user logging in from different load servers at the same time is high.  In many instances this can lead to unexpected results.

By using the CSV split feature, each load server gets a subset of the original file which ensures that you won’t have the same user logging in from multiple load servers in parallel. The CSV file is simply uploaded along with the JMeter script (.jmx file) and the data is equitably split over the selected number of servers. This alleviates the current day issue of users testings duplicate data and incorrect load results.

To learn more about load testing, join BlazeMeter’s online session “Slamming the Cloud: Performance Testing a Cloud-hosted Android App with 20,000 Concurrent Users” on Thursday, January 30 at 10 am PST | 1 pm EST.

About BlazeMeter

BlazeMeter (www.blazemeter.com) is a self-service, web and mobile load testing platform providing developers an enterprise grade, out-of-the-box performance testing solution. 100% compatible with Apache JMeter™. Start testing in under five minutes.

BlazeMeter significantly simplifies the performance testing process for web and mobile applications by providing developers easy integration into their native development environment, realistic user simulation, advanced scripting capabilities, unlimited on-demand load testing capacity, comprehensive, interactive real-time reporting, sophisticated result analysis and distributed testing across multiple different geographic locations. BlazeMeter can run multiple load tests that easily simulate load of up to 300,000 concurrent users from both the public cloud or inside the corporate firewall, enabling its customers to quickly locate and fix performance bottlenecks.

BlazeMeter provides a free plugin to JMeter, a Drupal module, a WordPress plugin, a Jenkins CI plugin, a Google Chrome extension and full integrations with TeamCity (JetBrains), CloudBees, Acquia and New Relic for simplified load testing.

BlazeMeter has over 15,000 users including banks, government agencies, retail sites, newspapers, online gaming companies, media streaming companies, SaaS companies and hundreds of start-ups. For more, subscribe to the JMeter Cloud Blog and follow the company on Twitter @BlazeMeter.

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For media inquiries contact:
Daniela Sztulwark
BlazeMeter, Ltd.    
917.668.2995 | 855.445.2285 Ext. 701      
daniela@blazemeter.com     

 

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