What is DASH multi period and when to use it ?

on 4 December 2023 JMETER, JMETER-PLUGINS, LOAD_TESTING, MPEG-DASH, PERFORMANCE, VIDEO and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP, ISO/IEC 23009-1:2012) is a vendor free format that is used to stream content through HTTP requests. MPEG-DASH uses playlists called Media Presentation Description that end with .mpd extension. When to use it ? Multi-period is usually used to add content to a video, such as advertising or to split […]

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Running a Video Streaming Performance Test with OctoPerf and UbikLoadPack

on 8 November 2023 Apple HTTP Live Streaming, AWS, AZURE, CLOUD, DEVOPS, HLS, JMETER, JMETER-PLUGINS, LOAD_TESTING, LoadRunner alternative, Microsoft-Smooth, Neoload Alternative, OTT, PRODUCTIVITY, TUNING, VIDEO and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
UBIK Load Pack Streaming plugin and OctoPerf

This blog shows how to ensure performance of your streaming server or OTT platform with a load test using Blazemeter and UbikLoadPack Video Streaming plugin for JMeter

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UbikLoadPack Video Streaming Plugin 9.1

on 15 September 2023 ABR-Streaming, HLS, JMETER, JMETER-PLUGINS, LL-HLS, LOAD_TESTING, MPEG-DASH, PERFORMANCE, VIDEO and Tags: , , , , , , , with 0 comments

We’re proud to announce the release of the version 9.1 of our performance testing tool for Video Streaming servers (HLS, MPEG-DASH, HSS, HDS). We’ll see in this blog what new features and enhancements this release brings. HTTP/2 Support Benefits of HTTP/2 The primary goals of HTTP/2 are to: For full details, you can read : […]

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UBIK LOAD PACK OBSERVABILITY PLUGIN : Connect the plugin to Prometheus


What is Prometheus ? Prometheus is an open-source monitoring and alerting toolkit originally developed at SoundCloud. It is designed to monitor systems, services, and applications, and provides a time-series database, query language, and alerting capabilities. Prometheus works by collecting metrics from different sources, such as HTTP endpoints, Linux system stats, and other exporters. It stores […]

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Using CSV data in JMeter

on 2 March 2023 CI, CLOUD, DEVOPS, JMETER, LOAD_TESTING, PERFORMANCE with 0 comments
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CSV data and JMeter

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Using a Property in JMeter to reference environment dependent data

on 27 February 2023 CI, DEVOPS, JMETER, LOAD_TESTING, PERFORMANCE with 0 comments

What is a property ? In JMeter, a property is a key-value pair that is used to store configuration settings and other data. This data can then be referenced by other elements in your test plan (CSV DataSet for example). Properties are defined at the test plan level and can be accessed by any element […]

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