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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Performance testing - analysing Graph results in Jmeter

Am new to Jmeter and I ran the test successfully. Now I'd like to understand what the results mean and what is classed as good/bad measurements, and what can be suggested to improve the results. Below ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Jmeter fails to connect to a .qvw on an https server

I am trying to record a performance test that simulates multiple users logging onto to an IP address Access Point. Each user has a different user name/password, and different groups have different ...
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Handling JSF ViewState errors using JMeter

I'm facing an issue while running a recorded test scenario of an application login using a single user on JMeter. I've used JMeter's proxy server to record all the requests of the login scenario. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where can I find good JMeter tutorials?

I have just been assigned the tasks of doing some research and doing some JMeter tests of my own to get familiar with performance testing. As I have never used this tool before, I would just like to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 testing for MS Windows desktop applications

Could you recommend any tools for testing performance of desktop applications running on MS Windows? I would like to verify the speed of application activities versus HW and OS configuration. I have ...
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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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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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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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Proxy setting for JMeter

When I set the proxy setting in a browser as 127.0.0.1:8080 then I am able to run the JMeter recorder for the project I am running using JBoss server from my system only that is ok and doing enough. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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what is the concurrent users in load testing using Jmeter

in Jmeter, for a thread group, the number of thread users is 20, ramp-up period is 5s, the loop count is 10, so what is the concurrent users in this situation.