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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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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Performance test IIS 8 response time very low, is there any configuration necessary?

I have been running performance tests on an asp.net mvc 4 application using visual studio 2012 ultimate, the response and the pages per second have been quite high at least when I ran the performance ...
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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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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 ...
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How to manage to learn Selenium, Jmeter on your own so that you could use it to your best knowledge on your new automation role

I arrived UK this august and was looking for jobs here into functional testing, but i have been called for an role which has functional testing, automation testing(Selenium), Performance Testing(J ...
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Where can I find good tutorials for Cloud Environment, Automated Testing in Cloud and Tools [closed]

I want to learn automation testing in cloud and I do not have knowledge or experience in cloud environment. I searched over the internet and found some blogs, steps, etc but I am not sure whether ...
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Cloud Based Automation Testing with Selenium WebDriver - Java

I am beginner in selenium webdriver (java), and wanted to know whether selenium webdriver can be used in cloud based application testing or not, if yes how to setup it (Searched over the net but ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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Should I do performance testing of my web application having two instances behind a load balancer?

My organization recently created a Performance testing environment. Our primary goal of performance testing is to catch performance degradation with future releases of our application. In Production, ...
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Should environment for performance tests be isolated?

I've been tasked with arranging performance tests for a Web application to measure response time and memory consumption in different load scenarios. However, our current test environment is shared ...
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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. ...
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How do I compare the performance of two .toString() methods?

Say I want to compare the performance of Java's StringBuilder.toString() with new String(char[]) for strings from one to 3000 characters in length. I do know beforehand how long the resulting string ...
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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 ...
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Jmeter doesn't make the request to Server

We are using Jmeter 2.11 for doing performance testing. We set up test with 1000 users with ramp up time as 4 hours. We expected the run will go for 8 hours. But server didn't get request after 3 ...
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Using Charles Proxy to test mobile app network

I would like to test the behavior of my app in case of slow network. Can Charles Proxy do it? please give me some guidance. Many thanks.
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Help need on writing use case for a enhanced logging implementation

I am writing a functional design for enhancing our existing application logging. Our Core application is built on C and we have a integration layer on top of that to talk with other third party ...
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How to test latency and performance of application virtualization?

I have a solution where user can access desktop application in browser using application virtualization that is implemented with the help of ThinRDP. I would like to know, what is the latency of this ...
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Performance testing tool that can be automated and work on a java application deployed Google AppEngine?

I'm also battling with what performance testing tool to use for my application which would be deployed on Google AppEngine. I am familiar with Jmeter but I still can't figure out I can automate it to ...
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Scoring a performance test

We run performance tests in QA. They follow a familiar pattern. A multi-threaded client generates sends traffic to a server. The traffic pattern is configurable: it might be a constant number of ...
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JMeter - Unable to capture the request after click on download link

I am facing one of the problem in my application at the time of downloading a file. I am unable to capture the request after click on download link. So may be anybody can guide me how to capture these ...
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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:- ...
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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 ...
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JMeter: Iterating over a set of CSV files over a set of links - nested loops

I have a set of JSP Pages for each I have a set of links to use for the response time measurements. In order to aggregate the results correctly I am trying to run a foreach controller over a loop ...
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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 ...
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performance-testing systems on virtual machines that normally run on physical machines

My employer runs some of our systems on physical machines with attached hard drives. I am charged with performance-testing those systems. For cost reasons, I've been asked to test those systems ...
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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 ...
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Jmeter's threads got stuck and never end

I'm working on some Jmeter scripts, everything seems to work just fine; they got recorded and run properly (for a couple of users anyway). The problem appears when I run the scripts for more than ...
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Tool to UI, Performance, Functionality testing for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for IOS mobile application

I am new to IOS mobile application testing, can anyone suggest me the automation tool for IOS mobile application, so that UI, functionality and performance test could be done with that. I tried with ...
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What are the deliverables of the QA department?

The company I work for conducts quarterly performance reviews. As a member of our small QA team I've been ask to help define this process. A lot of what I do is identifying issues and collaborating ...
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How do I test Aspects (AOP)?

I have recently written a bunch of aspects (using PostSharp in C#) that will be applied to methods in some high traffic sites. How should I make sure they are going to perform? Can anyone recommend ...
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Web application load testing

Anyone had experience with load testing tools like WAPT Pro? I want to know, when recording those load test script on a web application, shall i include those like Google Analytic tracking request? Or ...
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How to identify when application breaks in load testing using vsts?

i'm having hard time understanding the load test result in vsts to find when the application breaks under load. Is there any indications to find it. I searched about this in google, asked in stack ...
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How to automatically performance test just the web UI layer?

We've setup the Jenkins-performance-plugin to run our JMeter tests automatically. However we'ld also like to test the Web UI layer for performance. We've found tools and websites, but we're looking ...
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Is my approach to performance testing in Linux environment correct?

I want to do performance testing in linux environment for a C++ application. I need to measure the CPU usage, Memory usage of the application. This application is a multi threaded application. In ...
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Making sense of performance regressions

Imagine a situation in performance regression testing where commit A is very deleterious to page performance, but does not trigger a failure - it's just under the level required to do that. Commit B ...
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SmartBear WeloadUI doesn't stop

I'm new at WebloadUI and although seems to be an amazing tool, I'm having problems simulating concurrent users. I record the test using the methodology explained in the SmartBear documentation, I ...
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Performance testing tool suggestion for Node.js and ASP.NET

I am to carry out performance tests on Node.js and .NET. This is an academic exercise. I have searched on Google for performance testing tools, and I came across such tools as HP LoadRunner, and ...
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Open source Projects for Performance/Load/Stress Testing

I am a Software Testing Enthusiast and i have mostly worked on Functional Testing(Manual). I am interested in performance testing and i have worked on a very small project where i used LoadRunner. I ...
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How to deserialize and correlate Binary Large Objects in Load Runner 11.5 Web Custom Request?

I'm working on a Silverlight based application. We've recorded the scripts using Load Runner 11.5 and while replaying to find dynamic values for correlation, we found out that the entire data in a ...
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Finding client-side bottlenecks in Silverlight

I'm in charge of load testing and finding bottlenecks in a Silverlight application - no functionality testing, just load and performance testing. I don't know much about the underlying core of ...
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Can a Business Intelligence solution be tested?

I'm developing a business intelligence solution using Microsoft BI Development Studio. I'm Mainly using SSIS , SSAS and SSRS. The users will be accessing the reports from a web application (ASP.NET ...
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Performance Testing a cloud application

What are the best approaches and what concerns are there about performance testing a web application that is hosted in the cloud?
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Performance testing resources

Please share any good performance testing resources which you have come across in past or referred to while working or learning about performance testing.
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When should I start doing performance testing of a web-app?

Our company has started developing a new big web application. In a few months we testers will start integration testing, functional testing and regression testing both manual and automatic. I am ...
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Measuring test performance when there is high variance

I am running single purpose performance tests on a daily basis. Currently, I run each test 3 times and average them out. But I get fluctuations from day to day which make it difficult to detect ...
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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 ...