A load test is a type of performance test "focused on determining or validating performance characteristics of the product under test when subjected to workload models and load volumes anticipated during production operations". For issues relating to the setting up or running of load tests.

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How do you stress test a video streaming app?

I have a a streaming application that I am going to test. I dont really know how to do this. Do I need a special plugin (if so, why)? Why is it difficult to record a scenario for streaming a video, ...
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Calculating Average Load from Peak load and vice versa

For testing out some webservices, how do I estimate the Peak Load per second if I know the average number of hits I know the site is going to get in a day or get in a year. Likewise, if I know the ...
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Performance Testing Career [closed]

I've been recently reading a lot about performance testing and I really like it. My plan is to move my career into that specialty. My questions are: What are the best tools in demand right now? How ...
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Custom query string extraction for visual studio web test

I created a custom extraction for a query string. However, when I run the test, I receive the following error: Context parameter 'parameterName' not found in test context. Have you seen this error?
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Tsung aborts with cryptic badmatch enoent Erlang error

A Tsung 1.5.1 load testing script that works on a different system crashes as soon as I start it, with the following cryptic Erlang error. What could be the cause? $ tsung -f test1.xml -l ~/Desktop ...
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load test terms: What are Transactions, request, TPS,throughput?

I am completely new in load testing and want to start analyzing results of a load test. I have searched the web completely and read many question in SO. My problem is that I need a reference for the ...
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Ideas of load testing Android Push server side application

We are building server side GCM and ApplePush application. And I need any ideas on how to perform load testing of our server against GCM and real devices. Sure, I can get 10 or 20 android phones and ...
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Where can I find “.browser” files for the latest browsers

Visual Studio Load Tests allow various browser to be simulated in the load presented. The available browsers are given by ".browser" files in directories such as (for Visual Studio 2013): C:\Program ...
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Capture Provisioning time in Performance testing

I have a situation in my application where i need to wait and note the provisioning time of a Virtual Machine (The time taken when the order got accepted and the time it is available for usage). How ...
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Load-Testing an SMS application

HELP! Any developers whom have ever created a service that interacts with people via SMS, how did you test you application for integrity under heavy load? Im in the middle of helping the company I ...
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Stress test mvc application

I am new to web performance testing. I was looking for tools with which I could stress test my mvc application written in c# and see how it performs under severe load. I want to simulate approximately ...
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My Jmeter scenario doesn't loop with thread-group

I'm not so new to Jmeter.But my scenario doesn't loop if I set loopCount or set endless loop in ThreadGroup. It just does onetime loop and stop testing without any errors. Usually I can make a ...
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How can I test Wordpress 4.1 for stability?

How could I test (suggest me the test techniques, or what to test) if the latest version of Wordpress (4.1) is stable for building a company presentation website? this is more like a kind of ...
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How can I test load for a chat app built on node.js and socket.io?

Here is the link for a simple chat application with room concept which I'm referring to learn how to create socket.io applications - https://github.com/mcantelon/chatrooms . I need to test how much ...
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Scripts in JMeter run successfully but doesn't do the required functionality on my application

I just started using JMeter. I recorded a test script successfully. Now that I replay my test scripts it doesn't do the required functionality that it was meant to do. More over the process i recorded ...
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Is it useful to include .js .css files etc in a performance test?

For an Angular based web application: Is it useful to include the requests to get javascript and css files? Knowing that the files will be stored in the browser cache after the first visit. I am ...
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JMeter https recording, firefox get “SSLHandshakeException” at app page

I'm using JMeter 2.12 in windows7, HTTP(s) Test Script Recorder (port: 8080, HTTPs Domain: blank, Type: HttpClient4) I followed the below instruction to record https request in firefox. add ...
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How to reproduce “Multiuser Concurrency Problems” in testing environment with limited resources

Scenario: In case of simultaneous usage by multiple users the cookie based login sometimes gets overridden causing one user to see other users information. Session is completely cookie based and ...
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Should load test validate functionality?

I am developing a loadtest to a customer who is saying that if a certain response contains "bla:bla" I should execute a different path in load test. On client side it means that a certain button is ...
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Is there any tool to check Performace of the mobile web site on real mobile devices?

Could you please suggest a tool that can be used to measure performance of a web site on real Mobile devices like Android, iOS etc. ? Is there any tool that can be used on Mobile devices and on a ...
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Why is Visual Studio 2013 not willing to run my Web Performance / Load Test?

I am attempting to run a simple Web Performance Test that I recorded in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate. I click the 'Run Load Test' icon inside of VS, only to be greeted with the following error ...
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How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC

How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC. I am Using Blazemeter with Jmeter on Ubuntu 12.04 OS. Thanks Expert for being on Stack ...
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Load Automation Tool with Record option to test application in Linux OS

I am new to Linux. currently am using Ubuntu 12.04 ATS OS. Request experts to help me selecting tool to use for Load Testing with Record and Play back option available. Would like to use an open ...
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Load testing result analysis- please help understand a few keywords

I am asked to create a load test for a web page and analyze its results. I am new to this and having a hard time in understanding a few keywords. Could anyone please help me with them and also point ...
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Test Duration when we execute JMeter Test with 1 user and more

I have concerns about the duration of executing JMeter Test Scenario. In fact, if we execute a manual test with 1 user in 1 hour, we will find the same duration or little more with 3 user. But, with ...
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How to determine breaking point of my application when performance testing from jMeter

I am doing some performance testing with jMeter on my application. I've check marked Retrieve all Embedded Resources and Clear cache on each iteration. For the thread group I've got: Number of ...
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Loadtesting Vaadin with Websocket push

I want to load test our Vaadin application with Neoload 5.0. Neoload was chosen since it is the only tool that has an official support for websockets. I have several challenges about the format that ...
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What is an optimal method to use Soap UI results to determine performance?

I'll preface this by saying I have never used Soap UI seriously until the past month, in the past I have done one off tests for a new web service app but never spent a lot of time with it. Now I'm ...
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How to generate software reliability reports

We have are developing software application and we have developed about 80% of application and also tested. Now, for pilot launching, we required software reliability reports. Does anyone have any ...
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Comparison of JMeter vs Visual Studio Load Test

My organization is currently planning to test the load capability of our web application (we live in a third-world country, of which testing practice is a very new thing here). In accommodating this ...
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Load Testing Options for Clojure Application

I have a mostly back-end, non-user facing web application that I need to have load tested. I was wondering what the options were that are tailored for my use case. It needs to be a load testing ...
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Sending in consecutive sets of users in jmeter

My question is similar to this one: Trying to simulate users logging in but staying idle However, there weren't really any suggestions on how to implement on jmeter. More specifically, this is the ...
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Using Jmeter to load test a Citrix web platform

We have Citrix XenApp and NetScaler and we want to load test this environment for capacity planning. Normal use is that a user installs Citrix Receiver, which installs a plugin for his web browser ...
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CSVs and JMeter: using variables from a line in multiple samplers

I'm trying to create a test with JMeter to log in many users and test a website. Each user has a username, a password, and a special id number. The associated id number needs to go into the URL for ...
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Difference between Jmeter load test scenarios

I am testing an ASP.NET website using JMeter. I want to check whether my website can handle 500 requests per second. I have used below scenarios to do the load testing. Scenario 1 and Scenario 2 give ...
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Can any one explain me the valid reason for transaction failure in load runner during scenario execution [on hold]

I was doing Load testing on IRCTC through loadrunner. After creating script in virtual user generator i open virtual user controller and executing my recorded script with 25 Vuser. After completion of ...
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What is the best way to do load test Emails

our application SLA is to send 25000 emails per hour. We use AWS SES, So use success simulate email provided by AWS SES as in here instead of sending actual emails ...
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Can I load test a publilc Web site without creating VUser script?

Can I directly apply load to a specific website by providing a URL without creating Vuser script? I need to do something like have 100 users per second access www.google.com with HP LoadRunner.
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How to best design and create a load test on a web application?

I'm new to testing and have been asked to create a load test for a web application. My group's lead asked the test to just browse the application for hours with a load of 100 users. That's the only ...
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How to detect performance issues within native Android app

What tools or techniques can be used to performance/load test a native Android application? Are there any that can detect the root cause of performance issues and suggest a solution?
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Load testing a C# client-server GUI application

I am looking for a way to perform a load test on a client-server GUI application, developed in .NET C#. I was under the impression that Visual Studio Team Foundation Server has an option for creating ...
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How to load test a workflow system with stages linked by email

I want to load test a web site that provides a workflow system. In this system, users register and then create a record. An administrator sees the new record in their task list on a web page; they ...
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Lightweight load & performance testing frameworks

Which lightweight load and/or performance testing frameworks could you recommend? some considerations: Configuration with not too much coding (some JS would be okay) command line + text editor ...
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How to estimate “how many servers our company sould purchase for this web app” with load/performance testing?

this is a question I faced in an interview: A web app is going to go online and the manager want you to find out how many servers the company should purchase. We have one server(used by testers) and ...
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Are there any good tutorials on how to set up JMeter to load test a deployed ASP. NET web app?

I'm having trouble finding a decent tutorial on how to set up JMeter to load test a deployed ASP.NET web app? Does it have to run on localhost or can it be used to test a deployed app? I would like ...
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Websocket Load Testing

We have a Websocket server which I have to load test. The test case is as follows: Maximum number of connections possible Each connections should be sending 1 message/second Tools I have tried: ...
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How do I test Aspects (AOP)?

I have recently written a bunch of aspects (using PostSharp in C#) that will be applied to methods in some high traffic sites. How should I make sure they are going to perform? Can anyone recommend ...
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Web application load testing

Anyone had experience with load testing tools like WAPT Pro? I want to know, when recording those load test script on a web application, shall i include those like Google Analytic tracking request? Or ...
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Fresh to Software SQA

I've been working in SQA field for a year now, and basically I used only black box methods. What advice can you give me to enhance my skills? Recently I have started learning Jmeter Apache for load ...
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Load Testing in Visual Studio 2012

We currently use Visual Studio to drive load tests against our software, and I'm trying to determine where we can improve data collection. The best reference I've been able to find is here. Is this ...