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Seven secret weapons for network management on a b...
Whenever users are blaming the network for an application's performance issues you may need to exonerate the network with an application performance tool like JMeter. JMeter is a simple Java application that can perform load tests on a wide variety of Web-based applications, FTP, and other protocol traffic. JMeter can be configured for multiple threads and can really generate a lot of traffic and help you determine how many connections per second your systems are capable of serving.
Seven secret weapons for network management on a budget