Apache JMeter is an open source Java application, designed to load-test functional behavior and measure performance. Originally designed for testing Web Applications, it has since expanded to other test functions as well.

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Load testing is a type of testing intended to determine the responsiveness, reliability, throughput, and scalability of an application. Apache JMeter is an open source application originally designed to test web applications but has evolved to work with many server and protocol types.