Creating a Performance Test

BlazeMeter engines run on Taurus and support various different open-source testing tools. Upload your own JMX script to run a JMeter test, or run a Gatling test by uploading a .scala file. The same goes for K6, Selenium Java/Ruby/Python and others. Additional files distributed to every test engine can be added too.

Create a Performance Test

Follow these steps:

  1. In the main menu, click the Performance tab.
  2. Click Create Test.
  3. Click Performance Test.

performance test create

The Configuration tab for the test opens.

Create Performance Test 01

If you uploaded a test script but BlazeMeter did not automatically recognize what type of test it is, consider adding a YAML configuration file to help identify it and configure the system.

Configure a Test

How you configure your test from here depends on what type of test you want to use. The options are:

Load Testing Best Practices

To learn more about advanced performance test configuration options, see: