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taurus (14) Versions 2.1.0

Installs/Configures taurus performance tools

cookbook 'taurus', '= 2.1.0'
cookbook 'taurus', '= 2.1.0', :supermarket
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taurus Cookbook


Configures a system with taurus to execute performance testing.

Blazemeter Taurus using installation instructions

Using the following Open Source Performance Tools

Apache JMeter using best practices Locustio locust using installation instructions

Additional tools to follow in later release. ab gatling seige tsung



The dependency cookbooks are: - ark - build-essential - yum-epel - java - python


Key Type Description Default
['taurus']['jdk_version'] String Version of JDK to install '7'
['taurus']['jmeter_support'] Bool Enable support for Apache JMeter 'true'
['taurus']['locustio_support'] Bool Enable support for Locust 'true'
['taurus']['user'] String User for executing load test 'taurus'
['taurus']['group'] String Group associated to running load test 'taurus'
['taurus']['home'] String Home Folder for User '/opt/taurus'
['taurus']['version'] String Specific version of Taurus to install '1.6.1
Key Type Description Default
['taurus']['jmeter']['version'] String Version of Apache JMeter to install '2.13'
['taurus']['jmeter']['path'] String Default path to install Apache JMeter '/opt/taurus/tools/jmeter'
['taurus']['jmeter']['mirror_source'] String Website to pull packages ''
['taurus']['jmeter']['source_url'] String Download link for Apache JMeter "#{node['taurus']['jmeter']['mirror_source']}/apache-jmeter-#{node['taurus']['jmeter']['version']}.zip"
Key Type Description Default
['taurus']['jmeter']['plugins']['version'] String Version of Apache JMeter Plugin '1.4.0'
['taurus']['jmeter']['plugins']['list'] Array Plugins to install for Apache JMeter 'Standard Extras ExtrasLibs WebDriver XMPP Hadoop'
['taurus']['jmeter']['plugins']['mirror_source'] String Website to pull packages ''
Key Type Description Default
['taurus']['locustio']['version'] String Version of Locust to install '0.7.5'

Supported Platforms

  • Centos 7.1



Dependent cookbooks

python >= 0.0.0
java >= 0.0.0
yum-epel >= 0.0.0
apt >= 0.0.0
build-essential >= 0.0.0
ark >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

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Add support for the Apache Benchmark Engine


Support Ubuntu Platform


Initial release of taurus

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