We know that Gatling runs and executes requests, and it's then when several timings are recorded. Those timings recorded are the main parameters of the Gatling's report. Such as the console or the HTML reports, or any other output file.
There are different types of parameters on which the report is generated. For example, the Active Users, Requests etc. Let us look one by one below:
In a given second, the number of active users are computed as follows:
It may be noted that Response Time is the elapsed time between the instant a request is sent and the instant when the complete response is received.
The starting of the sending is the instance when the connection to the target host has been established or grabbed from the pool. And the end of the response's receiving is the instant when the whole response's status, headers or the body has been received by Gatling.
Let us talk about the three parameters here: