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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Unresponsive scripts search

I am searching for tool or rules set for searching of unresponsive (or slow) scripts(I guess JS in most cases). Of course it could be browser dependend, coz some unresponsive script in firefox work ok ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sending in consecutive sets of users in jmeter

My question is similar to this one: Trying to simulate users logging in but staying idle However, there weren't really any suggestions on how to implement on jmeter. More specifically, this is the ...
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Jmeter throws “org.apache.http.NoHttpResponseException”

We use Jmeter to do performance testing. I gave 10 threads(10 users) with ramp up time 60 secs, 4 out 10 users failing to logout getting org.apache.http.NoHttpResponseException: The target server ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Different throughput per functionality in JMeter testplan

I am using JMeter to loadtest a webapplication. We are using realistic throughput values based on Google Analytics. Each functionality has to deal with a different throughput level (eg. some pages are ...
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How can I test load for a chat app built on node.js and socket.io?

Here is the link for a simple chat application with room concept which I'm referring to learn how to create socket.io applications - https://github.com/mcantelon/chatrooms . I need to test how much ...
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Performance testing - analysing results in Jmeter

I am using Jmeter (started using it a few days ago) as a tool to simulate a load of 300 threads using a csv data file that contains login credentials for 3 system users. This objective is to measure ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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redirect containing + is not being encoded properly by visual studio

I'm currently trying to create a performance test in Visual Studio 2013 for an older web application with numerous redirects. One of these redirects contains a url with a + in it. <h2>Object ...
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Performance Testing of data retrieval from backend

I am testing a Windows application which uses Sybase as the backend database. The data from the backend is retrieved through queries and displayed in the GUI. The database is located in the same PC ...
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Scripts in JMeter run successfully but doesn't do the required functionality on my application

I just started using JMeter. I recorded a test script successfully. Now that I replay my test scripts it doesn't do the required functionality that it was meant to do. More over the process i recorded ...
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Is there any tool to check Performace of the mobile web site on real mobile devices?

Could you please suggest a tool that can be used to measure performance of a web site on real Mobile devices like Android, iOS etc. ? Is there any tool that can be used on Mobile devices and on a ...
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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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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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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. ...