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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
3answers
90 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
993 views

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
1
vote
2answers
546 views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
357 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
381 views

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, ...
1
vote
2answers
273 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
770 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
7k views

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. ...
2
votes
3answers
373 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
123 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
705 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
135 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
773 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
62 views

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 ...
11
votes
2answers
7k views

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 ...
1
vote
5answers
254 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
226 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
92 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
298 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
126 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
224 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
116 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
586 views

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 ...
3
votes
6answers
14k views

Tools to measuring page rendering time

I'm using Jmeter at my organization for performance testing. The application is a secured web portal that provides a lot of reports and documents to its user. A major issue that I've run into is ...
0
votes
2answers
297 views

In The Grinder, what is a run number?

In The Grinder, the script context includes a thread number, a process number, and a run number. I believe the thread number identifies a thread within a group of threads spawned by a worker process. ...
0
votes
2answers
232 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
764 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
434 views

Load testing web service with SoapUI to confirm android app's slowness

The AUT is on Android platform which has experienced slowness or long time loading a section's contents (more than 17s). I can notice the app only has long time loading the first time I enter that ...
1
vote
1answer
259 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
71 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
243 views

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 ...
10
votes
4answers
1k views

Load testing tools vs. making your own

I've never needed to work with commercial load running tools before, as our test infrastructure is pretty immature here and I've used internal tools in the past. We're working on a .NET technology ...
2
votes
5answers
322 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
635 views

Load Testing Ajax application

I have used Selenium for functional tetsing. Now I am looking for a tool for load testing. The application developed using Ajax/Rich Faces. Application: We use Cas Log in. The application lists around ...
1
vote
1answer
212 views

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?
2
votes
5answers
1k views

Learning resources for Performance Testing and LoadRunner

This question might be off-topic and/or Subjective but I am asking this question because I could not fine any suitable answers via Google. I am a Manual tester with knowledge of Java, SQL Server. ...
1
vote
2answers
218 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Performance testing web application using Visual Studio Test Suite versus Loadrunner

How effective is Visual studio test suite than load runner? I would like to learn performance/load test a web application, but i got really confused to choose which tool to go for. Does the scope ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

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.
4
votes
3answers
212 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
777 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

Load test with multiple credentials

Okay so I have created a very simple webtest. The purpose of this webtest is to attempt to login whilst simulating a few failing attempts. The webtest has the obvious credentials associated with it:- ...
3
votes
1answer
404 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
998 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

JMeter Concurrent Users Count Practice

I have a web application which is working in production and there are 2000+ users of my application. Now I have to perform performance testing on the system so is there any idea how many concurrent ...