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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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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Jmeter: How can I keep 1000 or “X” users login requests session alive using JMeter?

Here is my Test Scenario: First, I am generating a load which includes only Login Requests (say for 1000 users). I am using "Ultimate Thread Group" and "Constant Throughput Timer" in my script. ...
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API testing with Jmeter: how to get the dynamic token and insert it into next HTTP request

Below is the response I am getting from my API and each time I use it, it'll generate a fresh token. Return Response:- {"status":true,"msg":"Login successfully","result":{"user_id":"...
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visualizing the chronology of a discovery process

Meta: this is probably not a question for which there is a single, objective, best answer, but I'm going to ask it here anyway because it's applicable to our jobs and non-obvious. I spent three ...
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Unable to start the test in JMeter with 1000 users . (I see thread count in negative)

Using a controller, I am trying to connect two remote machines to start the test. With low load (example: 50 users) I was able to run all the 5 scripts. My goal is to run with 1000 users. When I do ...
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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 an IP address Access Point. Each user has a different username/password, and different groups have different ...
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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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How does TestNG influence on project performance?

The task is to measure changes in performance of a system during daytime execution. Test system description Tests are performed on java desktop application which is started with cmd command: java -...
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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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TeamCity JMeter Plugin Format Setting Assertions

I'm successfully using the team city jmeter plugin. However, I think it has a bug in it, as when I select the assertions option in the build feature. All builds will always fail if there is an ...
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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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HP ALM and JMeter integration

Has anyone tried to Integrate HP ALM with JMeter? Very new to HP ALM so not sure on how to integrate it with JMeter. On high level following functionality should work trigger test with HP ALM ...
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Avoid recording unwanted request in jmeter recorder automatically

Is there a way to not save Http Header requests send to a web site in JMeter recorder rather than recording and deleting manually?
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Use of Standard Deviation and Percentiles in performance testing

The following report is generated by Gatling (my favorite performance test tool). I am wondering how to make use of the standard deviation and percentile data that it produces. I am planning to use ...
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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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Relation between throughput and hits per second

From below two scenarios which can be happen and which cannot? Please help me understand: Scenario 1: Throughput is very high and hits per second is very low Scenario 2: Hits per second is high and ...
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How to do a performance/load tests on a scaled down environment?

I have done some searches on this topic, and it seems that almost everyone recommend to use a copy of PROD environment to do such tests For example this answer on SQA: click and also I've reviewed ...
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Bandwidth / CPU throttling for manual testing

I have a requirement to manually test the way in which our websites perform across a range of bandwidth and hardware specs. The testing will be manual, as there are a number of subjective factors ...
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Running parallel scripting in Selenium Web driver for Firefox, do I need Selenium Grid?

I have a process, using Selenium Web driver for Firefox, for automatic look up for information on one specific site. Due to the volume of the data being looked up, I will need to run parallel ...
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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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How to change the dashboard title and content in the dashboard page in Jmeter 3.0 generated Dashboard

I want to know how and where to change the dashboard title and other content in jmeter 3.0 generated dashboard
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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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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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Executing VSTS Performance test via Command Prompt

I am executing VSTS Performance test (that is .webtest file) using the command prompt, test runs successfully when I specify the name of the result file explicitly. But when I don't specify that and I ...
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How to generate Report Dashboard in Jmeter?

Jmeter has come up with a latest release 3.0. This is a major release not just bug fixes after almost a decade.I read that we can generate Report Dashboard as well with the latest release. Please tell ...
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How can I retrieve Apache’s requests log of my production server and put that in Jmeter to simulate production traffic?

I want to take logs of the production server and them in Jmeter to replicate real life traffic that is received on the production environment. So that I'll not be making any assumptions while running ...
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JMeter Report Dashboard

Most recent version of JMeter has an option to generate Report Dashboard which is great, but i am struggling to customize it to match my needs. I am running performance tests for every new version of ...
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Jmeter: Constant throughput Timer with Ultimate Thread Group

How can I use Constant Throughput Timer with the Ultimate Thread Group in JMeter for a simple Script which includes only "Login" Requests? #Tests will be run in Non-GUI modes. #No assertions or ...
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How to prevent Jmeter from stopping internet?

I am doing some benchmark testing. During this, I have to increase numbers of users, keeping ramp-up time 1 and loop count 1. First I started with 100 users it passed, then I put 500 users it failed, ...
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How can I do performance testing of Mobile Application?

I have a task of testing a mobile application by manual testing. I have to do performance testing and also load testing for this application. So, how can I test it manually? Do I need to use any ...
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Can Apache Jmeter be used to measure the load time for a specific action

I am new to performance testing. Can Apache Jmeter be used to measure the load time for a specific action, such as response time for a button click by simultaneous users. If yes how this is performed ...
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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 Conduct a performance test using jmeter for 100000 users

I need to conduct a performance test on Azure website and the Users count is '200000'. Can anyone suggest me the configuration for this.
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Few requests in Jmeter does not get response from server, getting “Socket.timeout” exception

I am running a test plan with 8,000 concurrent users in a Distributed Environment(20 Slaves and One Master) on Jmeter. A few (approx 20-30) requests are not getting any response for a long time (...
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Performance testing automation tools for desktop applications

Is there any open source automation tool for performance testing for desktop applications? Load Runner and JMeter are supporting web applications only. I searched in several websites but found no ...
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Jmeter - throughtput per minute for a transaction controller

I'm new to jmeter and I'm having some trouble with it. I want to control my throughput per minute via the "Constant Throughput Timer" timer, however, it only applies to the HTTP requests, and not the ...
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What can I use to monitor load times not for web pages, but for my browser itself to find what elements make it take so long to load?

I know how to use dev tools to monitor loads times for web pages, but what about the app itself? In my case chrome. I have several add-ons, most of which I need like Lastpass password manager, built ...
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Non Gui Jmeter graph

I am searching for Jmeter plugin or existing listener for graph result I would like to have Graph(s) against elapsed time Label-number of users against elapsed time
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Jmeter: What is the actual difference between two tests which ran for different Time Duration (only hold load time changes)?

Test 1: Ultimate Thread Group= 1500 Http Sampler (Only Login Requests) Total Test Duration= 5 mins (held load for 3 min) Constant throughput timer=100/sec. Output of Test 1: Test 2: Same as ...
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JMeter: How to make my script more realistic?

I want to create a script in JMeter which will mimic a real world scenario. Say, for example, 100 users have logged into my web application using their individual credential. They established 100 ...
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JMeter: Holding Session for a certain period of time

Is it possible to hold a session for a certain period of time using JMeter? While using "Ultimate Thread Group" it seems that it is holding the threads but in the mean time requests are flooding my ...
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I have 100 Threads in thread group and Ramp up time as 20. Will these 100 threads concurrent if ramp-up time is 20 Seconds?

Is Ramp-up time in Jmeter affects concurrency ? I have 100 Threads in thread group and Ramp up time as 20. Will these 100 threads concurrent if ramp-up time is 20 Seconds? As per theory, I have ...
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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.
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How to use multiple Jmeter instances on a single machine

I want to use multiple JMeter instances from a single machine. Is it possible?? I know about distributed testing but I haven't required machines to do my load test. Actually, I need to run four JMeter ...
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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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How to get precise performance measurements on desktop application

As a part of our quality metrics we need to calculate the time the application under test (a client - server desktop application) needs to do several common tasks like time to open a window, time to ...
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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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Can a proportionately scaled down testing environment find performance load issues?

At my company, we are working on ways to improve our testing of database changes, in our testing environment first. Since there are no resources to have a production like volume of data in servers ...
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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 ...