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How can we effectively manage our performance scripts? When the new codes checked in, the performance scripts should run under certain loads to measure how fast/slow it is.

So, any ideas for automated performance testing strategies?

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"When the new codes checked in, the performance scripts should run". That's an "idea for automated performance testing strategies" What more do you need? –  S.Lott Jun 28 '11 at 9:54
    
You could use CruiseControl to manage this for you...when there is a check-in it will do the build, run your unit tests and then you can add an action for it to run your perf test if the previous two succeed. –  Jeremy Jun 28 '11 at 13:03
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I use a combination of a Continuous Integration server such as Hudson/Jenkins or Cruise Control to execute a JMeter job each time the code is checked in.

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Really, cool! I use Jmeter as well. Looks the idea for automated performance testing is workable. I'll your recommend sever for my test. Thanks! –  Vance Jun 28 '11 at 17:27
    
No worries, it's actually fairly trivial to set-up. Packt publishing has a not so great book on JMeter which can help a little as well. –  Martijn Verburg Jun 28 '11 at 17:34
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