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 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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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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How can I install 'ServerAgent' on the Application server to monitor its performance using Jmeter?

I am using jp@gc - PerfMon Metrics Collector Lister for this and as you know it requires 'ServerAgent' running on the connecting server. Step by step instruction would be very helpful. And also, if ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why LR tool is not able to capture browser rendering time?

How can I capture the browser rendering time?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What are the most useful KPIs for tester

There are many KPI (Key Performance Indicators) suggested to measure the performance of software tester. My concern is what are the most useful/ efficiency KPIs for a tester?
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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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Passing a dynamically created query string between requests in web tests?

So we have the following type of a URL: http://www.myurl.com/mypage.aspx?suid=145db467-907e-4e3d-b944-c1666f9d08d6 This suid query string is generated dynamically and is unique to the specific ...
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Simulating a click in web performance tests

I am working with web-test in visual studio test system, without writing a code test, is there a way to invoke a click on a link/button/submit item? I am thinking of doing this by adding a request in ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 Performance Testing Javascript not supported

Quite simply the question in the title, when I run test it by default runs it within my visual studio. This doesn't seem to support JavaScript which makes all my test's invalid. Is there anyway to ...
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What parameters to test in a performance/stress testing tool?

I'm about to develop a performance testing tool for a server side app and was thinking to measure the following things: Hardware status monitoring via SNMP, Statistics about response status and ...
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In performance testing, when have MFAT approaches been successfully applied (in addition to an OFAT approach)?

Background: MFAT = "Multiple Factors at a Time" OFAT = "One Factor at a Time" In the field of Design of Experiments, practitioners in a large variety of fields (including software testing) have ...
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Dynamic number of request parameters for web performance testing in Visual Studio

I need to change several requests parameters list to make it dynamic. The number of parameters can differ and depends on previous request responses. In JMeter it can be done just using the regular ...
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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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How to simulate low RAM on a machine?

On an old build there was a problem with one component that consumed a lot of RAM. As a result, another component started failing with a wrong error message. The first component has been fixed and ...
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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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What Are Some Unobvious Differences Between Testing a Web Application and a Desktop Application?

In the same flavour of this question, what are some unobvious differences between testing a web application and a desktop application? I've recently started looking at automating some GUI tests for a ...
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Performance / Bottle Neck Monitoring Tool

I'm looking for a performance monitoring tool that is capable of generating different performance parameters for web-application(s). The tool should be able to detect bottle necks (if any) and should ...
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Speed up launch of WebDriver Firefox Window

When WebDriver initializes, there is a long waiting time when a browser window launches before the actual automated test begins. How can I speed this up? Is there a way to have a browser window ...
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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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Is my test a perf unit functional smoke test or something else?

Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb. Each test is different. Some are big and talk to databases, others quick and self contained. We all know we'd prefer the fastest and most robust ...
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How to stop thread in JMeter?

I need to stop thread in JMeter when some condition is satisfied. How can i do this? I suppose there should be some method like Thread.Stop() or something like this but can't find concrete info.
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Unix Performance testing - training content

My company is involved with performing performance testing and now they want to perform couple of training related with executing those tests on the servers based on Unix systems. We will test ...
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What are the best tools available to test performance of a MVC web site

I am new to QA. I need to find best tools available to test performance of a MVC web site. Please help me.
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Visual studio web performance testing for invalid input

I am trying to test an input field to make sure it is behaving correctly with invalid input. But when I try to insert text with quotes and add a validation rule for it, the test fails. It seems that I ...
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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.