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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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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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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Performance test open source tool for desktop applications

I am searching for open source applications to test the performance for a desktop application with multiple functions -like generating reports. I have used applications, but it is good and easy only ...
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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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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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Visual Studio 2013 Performance results analysis issues

I have to use VSTS 2013 ultimate as a Performance (Load) test tool for one of my project, I have my prior experience in JMeter, but client want only VSTS performance report. I have studied and used ...
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Creating a test script for editing the user details using the jmeter

I am new to Jmeter, I have one scenario where I need to do a load test i.e editing a user's details. -> Need to login with credentials ->Need to update the values Above steps need to be performed ...
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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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Performance testing with 100 users: how to read links from CSV file in JMeter?

I am using JMeter to do performance testing of a site. I need to test various links of a site (no need to login) with 100 users and loop it for some number of times. I want to put those links in a ...
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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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Setting a Connection time out in Jmeter

I want to know how to set the timed out in milliseconds for http samplers which is generated by using recording controller.IS there any way to configure at one place which will be applied to all ...
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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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Jmeter regular expression extractor

I have a requirement to fetch the ID of a <tr> tag based on the country name (TestIndia1). I try to editing the record, but while editing it, it requires the ID. So please let me know how to ...
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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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Jmeter with java coding

I want to write JMeter requests in Java. I found some examples by googling but I am not understanding how to assert the response i.e. the way we use Response Assertion to check whether the page was ...
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Load Testing, Selenium Vs Jmeter Vs other tools

I have been using Selenium/Webdriver for functional testing in a grid setup. We are in the process of transitioning to a Solr based search service. I already have Solrmeter for load testing the ...
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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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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: 4GB Processor : Intel core 2 quad 2.50 GHz OS: ...
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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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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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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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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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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?

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 ...
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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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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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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 ...