What is Taurus?
- Taurus is a free and open source framework for Continuous Testing which helps us by hiding the complexities of running performance tests
- Extends the functionality of open source testing tools such like JMeter, K6, Selenium, and more
- It provides a simplified way to configure and run automated performance tests and display the results in the most effective form
- It can consume configuration files written in JSON or YAML languages
Why Taurus for Performance Testing?
- Installation and setup is easy
- It has ability to run existing scripts that are written in JMeter, Grinder, Gatling or Selenium
- We can merge multiple test scripts easily into a single test run so it saves our time also
- It provides real time reporting so it helps user to get better understanding
How to Configure Taurus for Performance Testing?
We will need Python 3.7+ and Java installed and to install Taurus on Linux, kindly follow the instructions :
1) Firstly open the terminal and run the command “sudo apt-get update”
2) Execute the below-mentioned command on the terminal
“sudo apt-get install python3 default-jre-headless python3-tk python3-pip python3-dev libxml2-dev libxslt-dev zlib1g-dev net-tools”
3) Moving further execute the command “sudo python3 -m pip install bzt”
4) Now we need to upgrade to the latest version, so run the following command
“sudo python3 -m pip install –upgrade bzt”
5) Then, to install Taurus run the below-mentioned command
“pip install bzt”
6) Now we need to upgrade the latest version, so run the below-mentioned command
“pip install –upgrade bzt”
How to Run Performance Test with Taurus?
1) Create a config file, provide test execution details and scenarios
2) To run the test, execute the below-mentioned command
3) Test starts and Result starts showing in console
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