Performance testing is a subset of performance engineering, an emerging computer science practice which strives to build performance into the implementation, design and architecture of a system.

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How to do performance/load testing of a mobile App?

Is it useful to do separate load testing on a mobile App? I mean a mobile App is just a light weight client/viewer (like a browser) which internally calls some services/web API's. So, can we say load ...
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Coded UI data driven Load test issue

I have Web Performance Test created in Coded UI 2013, this test uses a csv file for providing the Form Post-parameters value. Now, from this performance test I have created a Load Test with number of ...
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How to monitor JBoss active threads of a web application via JMeter

I have a requirement to monitor JBoss active threads (of application under test) while I am performing load test through JMeter. After going through different articles, I came across 2 JMeter which ...
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How to determine a 'reasonable' response time?

I have found performance targets (how long web pages take to respond to actions) difficult to introduce into organizations. There seem to be are no clear definitions (in the industry) that are ...
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How to define throughput profile for performance tests?

Gatling defines a number of ways to define throughput profile for performance tests. Either through a number of arriving users: setUp( scn.inject( nothingFor(4 seconds), // 1 ...
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What does a performance engineer test on a day-to-day basis? [closed]

What are the usual responsibilities for a mid-level employee with 2 to 3 yrs of experience and familiar with a load runner tool?
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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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Apply Performance Testing with JMeter

I'm new in software testing in relation to performance testing. I found an interesting testing tool named JMeter for my project that is created in ASP.net MVC The next question is about how I should ...
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Measuring audio delay

I am working on a project that involves streaming video with audio to/from various cloud streaming services with intermediate encoding steps (i.e. mixing with additional overlays). Each stage in the ...
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Test, Improve performance of WebDriver Automation framework

I have designed a hybrid(keywords and data in same excel sheet) framework using WebDriver+Java+TestNG+Maven. I am using PageFactory, Singleton Pattern . I am using different type of HTML locators in ...
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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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Performance requirements for web application

I would like to set performance requirements for web application. I am interested in performance from user experience view so I plan to measure time from request is sent until onLoad event is fired in ...
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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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Detect USB bus failure on Win CE device from a separate PC

I am testing a device running Win CE that is having issues with the USB bus failing intermittently. Manually, it takes me hours to reproduce the bug so I'm trying to automate this process. So how do I ...
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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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What tools are recommended for end to end page load time testing (including ajax and styling elements)?

We are looking to measure the length of time it takes for certain key pathways to become 'usable' e.g. certain styling elements will have loaded in and some information ajaxed in on a page. Ideally ...
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Issue with Reading CSV file when doing Distributed testing in Jmeter

I have a satisfactory test plan, that I have been using to test with from single load generation server to our application server which reads data from a CSV file. I have been been asked to setup and ...
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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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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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What is common plan for load testing using Jmeter

I am new to Jmeter. I know how to use it and configure necessary things. Today I got one requirement from client that they are having website and they need load testing for that website. I am little ...
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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 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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Does my CPU and RAM configuration affect my JMeter Performance test results

I am trying to generate 13000 users/threads in 1300 seconds (RAMP up time), it is getting stuck after say executing some 12000 threads and then I have to stop the test which fails the remaining ...
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Unable to run Jmeter (database test) script using gradle

I am unable to run jmeter JMX file using gradle task 'jmeterRun' which is having test for database checkpoint. I am getting error message "Could not return Connection java.sql.SQLException: No ...
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How should I intrepret the JMeter result

Below is my result of Load test with JMeter. What my client is asking is, when should we consider up scaling of our system. How can you determine the bottlenecks in the below results. Also for 1000 ...
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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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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 much Ramp up time should I set

Here is the Scenario: I am testing a Restful web service. I am simulating JMeter as an endpoint. In actual there are 13000 End points that communicate with the Web services. I am simulating same ...
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While loop working in JMeter

I am working on an script which is using a while loop and I am not able to properly understand the behavior of while loop. like When does the condition become false...? From where does it takes ...
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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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Can any one explain how the Jmeter listeners work

Jmeter has many Listeners. How do they work and how is different types of graphs and results generated.
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Measure resource intensive actions in a mobile application

While testing a new mobile application we were tasked to analyse performance. We already did some load testing at the backend. However, now we would like to see which API calls take the longest to ...
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How to use the If controller in the Jmeter

I want to check if title = google if yes then hit yahoo.com else do nothing could anyone please help with this. I am new to Jmeter.
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Performance of a database for a particular task

Scenario: We have a PL/SQL task and are interested in its performance with certain configurations of the database. This includes global features of the database along with the addition of hints for ...
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Connect time(ms) in jmeter is coming out to be 0

I have a Jmeter plan which has couple of samples. While running only the first time the connec time is non-zero positive number otherwise it is coming out to be 0 for all the other samples the ...
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In Jmeter, After Login, A graph is displayed apart from some menus

Here is the Scenario : When i login to the application, a graph is displayed with some main menus on the left side of the page. The graph takes some time to get displayed say 3 to 4 seconds but the ...
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Web performance test does nothing

I'm trying to set up a web performance test in Visual Studio 2013 (the online tutorials seem targeted at earlier versions of VS). I right click in my solution explorer and select Add ... then Web ...
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Estimating maximum users that an application can support

I am analyzing a web application and want to predict the maximum users that application can support. Now i have the below numbers out of my load test execution 1. Response Time 2. Throughput 3. CPU I ...
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How to test Web app for concurrency problems?

Recently we found a concurrency problem in our Web app. It came out that a class in a third-party library is not thread-safe and when it is shared between multiple threads, then access to it must be ...
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How to load test a very complex, security heavy application?

Testing can sometimes get tricky. Especially when the application is very complex. I am currently working on a project and I have no idea how to test this. I work a lot with CMS based websites and ...
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Jmeter Web driver sampler

Jmeter has a webdriver sampler. We have to write the scripts. We have scripts written in opkey, a selenium based tool. Can we integrate both of them. So that we don't have to write scripts in jmeter.
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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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Performance tool for scripting HTTP requests dynamically

I'm about to script performance tests for a system with REST interface. I'm looking for a performance tool that let me prepare XHR requests dynamically, i.e. simulate what JavaScript application does. ...
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Performance Testing tool for win & web applications

My team is looking for a performance testing tool that can work on both Win&Web application. Our application contains an SAP 3D Viewer inside. We are considering Borland Silk Perfomer & HP ...
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Passing a dynamically created query string for Salesforce application

I created a web performance test for a Salesforce workflow using visual studio. I created a custom extraction to retrieve a parameter from a query string. However, the request with the query string is ...
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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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Jmeter: Could anyone explain me detailed explanation of the following terms in Graph Results?

Jmeter: Could anyone explain me detailed explanation of the following terms in Graph Results? I have looped single user request for 100 time (i.e no of samples :100) for www.google.com and then i got ...
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java software quality in eclipse while developing

How can I increase the quality of code while developing itself. Is there nay tool available which will analyse my code and tell which part of code will create performance issue. I dont want different ...
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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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Suggest me some tools for field to field & screen to screen testing of a web app

Can anyone suggest some effective tools used for field to field and screen to screen testing of web apps where we can calculate the time taken to one field to another and one screen to another ...