The Apache Foundation has released the version 3.1 of JMeter. Apache JMeter is an open source software testing tool, a 100% pure Java application designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. It was originally designed for testing Web Applications but has since expanded to other test functions.
Apache JMeter 3.1 provides 58 enhancements and 35 bug fixes. The main enhancements are:
* The dashboard has been improved with 3 new graphs and 1 summary table
* New metrics
* JMeter is now able to handle in terms of metrics responses bigger than 2GB, limit has been increased to 9223372 TB.
* Groovy is now set as the default language for JSR-223 elements.
* The HTML source code in the Results Tree View can now be viewed formatted.
* You have now the ability to update all timers in Test plan with a new property.
* JDBC request is now able to return Blob/Clob and computes latency and connect time.
* CSS parsing introduced in 3.0 has been optimized by introduction of a parsing cache.
* HTTP request is now able to handle body in GET request.
You can read the complete release notes of Apache JMeter 3.1 on http://jmeter.apache.org/changes.html