Recently Apache released its newer version of Apache JMeter 2.13. There are new elements such as Backend Listener with Graphite implementation, and there is new connect metric column for View Results Tree, customizable percentile has been added to the aggregate graph and report, and there are improvements in JDBC, HTTP(S) Script recorder, HTTP Request samplers as well in the GUI front.
We will see in detail about those new features of Apache JMeter 2.13.
Real time reports
Using Backend listener, you can see the live results of any backend such as JMS, Web Service, by adding Backend Listener to the test plan with the help of InfluxDB or Grafana.
This backend listeners helps us to see the live results for better monitoring.
New connect time metric
In View Results in Table listener, there is a new column has been added which displays Connect Time in milliseconds as shown below.
Add 90, 95, and 99 percentile
Now the wait is over for the JMeter enthusiasts, now you can view the 90, 95, and 99 percentile by default in Aggregate Graph/Report.
HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder
Now this component will be able to detect authentication schemas and automatically adds into pre-configured HTTP Authorization Manager.
New verbs have been added to the HTTP request.
There are improvements in JDBC request, Distributed testing, and new documentation updated.
Module Controller shows the tree view in the compact mode as shown below.
Toolbar Icon Size
Now you can customize the toolbar icon size by editing jmeter.toolbar.icons.size=value where value = 22×22, 32×32, and 48×48.
For more details, please visit http://jmeter.apache.org/changes.html