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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Will there be any negative impact, If I load test an Amazon-EC2 hosted application from JMeter (also AWS-EC2 hosted)

Has anyone experience of load-testing a web application hosted on Amazon-EC2 by using the JMeter that is also hosted on Amazon EC2 instance (separate instance). Please share best practices and tips ...
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Magento Performance Toolkit giving fatal error

Ported version of Magento Performance Toolkit for Magento CE 1.9 is giving error (please refer to the image link). I am trying to use it with JMeter to load test a Magento site. Error while running ...
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Limits of load tests from one machine / small controller-agent network

We want to load test a web application using load/stress tests in Visual Studio Enterprise 2015. With the number of concurrent virtual users in mind, how do we know when running these tests locally is ...
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Are load testing results affected by location, e.g. India vs. USA

I am working on load testing in one of e-commerce websites mean while I came across one question i.e., I am doing the load testing from India. Whether it will be having any changes in results if I ...
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Load testing selenium scripts in visual studio

I am wondering if someone has some advice for running load testing in visual studio, preferably with a selenium webdriver script. I know that JUnit can be integrated with JMeter, so that you can test ...
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Load Testing on CSRF enabled website with JMeter

Need help, I'm into a situation where, I need to perform Load testing and I am using JMeter to perform load test. How can I configure CSRF token in JMeter as it's showing 403 Error on the links, the ...
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JMeter threads vs users

I want to know whats the difference between hard-coding user (1 user) credentials to a HTTP Request while threads is 20 and using a CSV Data Config that reads 20 user credentials while the thread ...
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Stress and Load Testing using Selenium-like tool

I have written some tests in Selenium using NodeJs and I am looking for a way to use those tests for stress testing web apps. Is there any tool that combined with selenium can do the trick? What I am ...
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Setting up RAMP UP TIME and delay between requests in JMETER

If I set the number of threads to 50 and ramp up time to 750 - does it mean that 15 users will come on site every second? If yes then how can I set a delay between users? Because for requests I am ...
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Simulate Timoute and reconnect to OPC server [closed]

How can I eviciantly force a timeout in an OPC XML.da Connection to force a reconnection and therefore (maybe) a new subscription of real time tags? To check weather our dev or the manufacturer ...
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Maximum number of threads supported by JMeter

I want to do load test with 10000 users using JMeter. I want to know whether my system is capable of doing that. My System Configuration : RAM: 4 GB Processor : Intel core 2 quad 2.50 GHz OS: ...
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Sync/Rendezvous point in VSTS 2013

Just to give background about the problem. Few weeks back I started using VSTS Ultimate 2013 for Performance and Load testing (this is Client's demand to use only VSTS), earlier than that I have ...
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Getting a random line from a file with Jmeter

I know that jmeter has a CSV based controller, but this will just read the lines sequentially, one per thread/iteration. I also know that you can use __StringFromFile() to read in a line from a ...
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Looking for open source, Java-based tool for performance testing

Goal: I have an enterprise application written in java to test for performance. I need to do it separately, so I will be basically simulating a user interaction over http/https. My findings: ...
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Setting a Connection time out in Jmeter

I want to know how to set the Timeout in milliseconds for HTTP Samplers that are generated by using recording controller. Is there any way to configure this at one place, so that it will be applied to ...
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Server has no effect in CPU graph , memory usage etc during load testing

I am doing load testing using Jmeter. We have hosted IIS server on Machine X and one website is running using same server. Now I am putting load on website with 30 users for 30 minutes , during ...
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My Load test is not stopping after specific time

I am trying to put load on website using below scenario : 1 - Users - 15 2 - Ramp-up time - 900 3 - Loop count - Forever Added Time to each request with 30000 milliseconds [30 seconds] Scheduler ...
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Not able to login in site using JMeter

I tried a lot and tired now :( I need to Load test a Website. I have configured all things, specified all necessary extractor & expressions and try to login, but it is giving me Response code: ...
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Am I missing anything professionally in my jmeter plan?

I have been requested to perform load testing for website and after that decision to purchase new server will depends on me so I do not want to take any wrong decision or risk. Requirement: 1 - Put ...
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Does load testing affect local pc CPU usage and physical memory?

I am doing load testing of one website. Website is hosted on another server i.e Godaddy. I have installed Jmeter on my local machine and configured necessary things to start load testing. When I ...
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Load testing using JMeter with multiple concurrent users account

I am facing a problem with JMeter. Like if I am login with my account with Team (In my application one module is Team in which we have to fill some fields which are common for all users, I want to ...
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Load generating on server using Jmeter

I have a requirement to do load test on an API (which is having response as a json .No UI and etc). What is the best component to use to test with 100 users or more .Which thread group is best to use ...
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Load testing with jmeter

I want to do load testing with 100 users. Please let me know what are the components to use in jmeter. Please suggest me the best way to achieve the best results.
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How to check latency time in Jmeter?

What settings do I need to use so I can check latency time in Jmeter?
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Can we set server configuration while doing load testing using Jmeter?

I have requirements to do the load test on RPC calls(web services) with huge data for example 50,000 users and etc.., So what are the dependencies to vary the results(I mean it varies from server ...
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Running jmeter threads in sequential mode

I have a test plan with 100 users and I would want to loop through them once for sake of debugging, hence one user once and second user and so on. I know I can use Once only controller to limit one ...
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How to create a workload model?

I am senior in college and I just got hired in QA. My first task is to create a workload model. However I am not sure what to do. I was hoping if anyone can point me to a good example. I have to ...
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How do you calculate the number of virtual concurrent users to use in a load test given data on actual site traffic?

When working on performance testing, one of the problems I've faced is trying to translate real-world web application traffic to simulated traffic. A practical example is for an eCommerce site. ...
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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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Generate test data in which format

What is the best approach to make test data configurable ? Through XML file or properties file or any other way. But must not be hard coded. What approach should be taken to run the same Test Suit ...
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Coordinate webtests in loadtests in vs2013

I am developing a load test in visual studio 2013. I build the load test from web performance tests and have each web performance test load data with a web test plugin the data goes into the context ...
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How to set up Jmeter ramp up time?

Please I want to know How to set up Jmeter ramp up time ? and if having error in some requests due to the ramp up time >> ignore the test or how can I handle this problem ? Thanks
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What is the best way to do load test Emails?

Our application SLA is to send 25,000 emails per hour. We use AWS SES, so use success simulates email provided by AWS SES as in here instead of sending actual emails: ...
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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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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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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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Using Selenium scripts with JMeter for load testing

I'm facing an untraceable problem in creating a 50 users load test on a JSF web application. The approach that I'm following is this: Writing a test script in Eclipse using Selenium RC API. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? [closed]

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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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 ...