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A load test is a type of performance test "focused on determining or validating performance characteristics of the product under test when subjected to workload models and load volumes anticipated during production operations". For issues relating to the setting up or running of load tests.

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Load / Performance testing tools or approach for backend

I work on a team which is basically all backend. Functional and unit testing is achieved by python or perl scripts or sometimes bash scripts. But if we need to load or performance test our ...
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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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Can testcases in .csv or excel format be imported in SOAP UI?

I am using SOAP UI to test our RESTful search service. The search request is of the form : { "className": "Pets", "searchType": "SearchResult", "query": ...
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Testing a chat module for load and consistency

A little background - We have a native mobile app- Android and iOS, which has a separate chat module. This chat module has text, video and audio cat facility - very much like WhatsApp. The video/...
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How to dynamically generate JSon in Gatling?

I have the following two methods: def randomStartMethod() : Long = { var range = 1000L var r = ThreadLocalRandom.current().nextLong(10L*range) var randomStart = 1396024675000L + r return ...
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Load testing APIs & web services resource?

I'm looking for a good, in-depth resource for load testing REST APIs and web services that goes well beyond "beginner load testing". I'm wanting a technology-agnostic resource that focuses on the ...
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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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Useful resources to start to learn Gatling

Gatling: Performance testing tool I am looking for Gatling tutorials, but I could not find any interesting courses or tutorial to follow. I would like to find some good value for time resources, URLs ...
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Difference between Scalability Testing And Capacity Testing?

Belongs to non-functional testing type. But I get confused between these 2 types of testing.
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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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Endurance testing strategy needed for a LAMP Stack application

The AUT is built with LAMP* Stack and is the Intranet Home app and is going to be used by almost all employees of a large corporation. Application Performance Testing is carried out using HPE suite ...
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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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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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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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Load testing on server returns time out

First time I'm doing load testing on our server. I wrote a small program to keep posting some JSON files with httpclient. However when threads are more than 50, the program says INFO: I/O ...
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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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Server has no effect in CPU graph , memory usage etc during load testing

I am doing load testing using Jmeter. We have hosted IIS server on Machine X and one website is running using same server. Now I am putting load on website with 30 users for 30 minutes , during ...
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How to set up Jmeter ramp up time?

Please I want to know How to set up Jmeter ramp up time ? and if having error in some requests due to the ramp up time >> ignore the test or how can I handle this problem ? Thanks
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Load runner is unable to launch IE8 while recording?

I am using Win 7 Ultimate edition and i have installed Load Runner 9.10. I have added an exception to the firewall in order to allow vUser Generator. The problem is whenever I try to record a script (...
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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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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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Performance test open source tool for desktop applications

I am searching for open source tool to test the performance and functionalities of a desktop application functionalities like generating reports, starting and ending time of each operation like ...
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How to reproduce “Multiuser Concurrency Problems” in testing environment with limited resources

Scenario: In case of simultaneous usage by multiple users the cookie based login sometimes gets overridden causing one user to see other users information. Session is completely cookie based and ...
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How to test behavior of client side UI/Performance along with load test with n users for desktop applications?

I have to perform load test on a desktop application. So, I used visual studio to test load on web server with 100 users then it worked fine & got no error. But in real time, I got different ...
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How can I download web applet via JMeter?

I have a java web applet which tries to connect to a hardware token through PKCS#11 and sign a String. When the web page is loaded the sign applet is loaded either. When a dialog comes up in the web ...
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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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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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Testing automated tests in Hyper-V virtual machines

I recently started with a company which does not have any other full-time testers (testing as such is done primarily by people from support), so I don't have other people within the company to ask ...
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Is it feasible to include Google's ReCaptcha in high load testing

Currently, we are using Azure for hosting our web and db. During high load testing of 10k virtual users, we found a tcp connection bottleneck when we reach 3200 users even if we are using multiple ...
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How to learn designing performance test strategies and performance tuning?

I have learned and implemented JMeter in my current project. Now I want to move to the next level and learn performance testing in depth. I gave an interview for a performance tester role and they ...
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Does Siege tool only accept 800 users at once?

When I read some article it said Siege tool can accept 800 users concurrently. If so how can I simulate 1000 or 2000 users concurrently. Do I need more machines or can I run using multiple terminals? ...
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Is there a term called Stair-Step Performance Testing?

I have been hearing a term called 'Stair-Step Performance Testing' from students. Is there any official term as such. Please share your thoughts.
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JMeter graph interpretation

I am very new at JMeter and am trying to get an idea of how to interpret the graphs below. The test I performed used 1 thread group with 600 users ramped up ever 5 seconds. What concerns me is the ...
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How to measure client side page load time?

I need to measure response time for a website. Response time to open a page of a web site: I mean the loading time, some way to see the difference in time before and after open a website page. ...
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JMeter https recording, firefox get “SSLHandshakeException” at app page

I'm using JMeter 2.12 in windows7, HTTP(s) Test Script Recorder (port: 8080, HTTPs Domain: blank, Type: HttpClient4) I followed the below instruction to record https request in firefox. add ...
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Load testing a C# client-server GUI application

I am looking for a way to perform a load test on a client-server GUI application, developed in .NET C#. I was under the impression that Visual Studio Team Foundation Server has an option for creating ...
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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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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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HTTP request having an Edit action is giving an unauthorized error in JMeter Script

I recorded my scripts using JMeter proxy recorder. The JMeter scripts ran perfectly after I configured the Header Manager and the Authorization Manager. All the HTTP requests were responded perfectly. ...
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Environment parameters for VSTS Cloud-based load tests

We're developing a web service using Azure and VSTS and I'd like to run some load tests as part of the CI/CD process. However, I'm struggling with being able to set the service url for our various ...
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Stops JMeter test after desired sample count

The requirement is to stop the JMeter test after desired sample count is achieved. I have tried following approach...but the threads are not stopping as expected. Please let me know how to solve the ...
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How do I parse more than one parameters from the response in Jmeter?

Currently, I am using JSON Path Extractor as my POST PROCESSOR to parse parameters from response body. Suppose say I have to parse two parameters from response 'AuthenticationToken' as well as 'userId'...
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Successful test from OpenScript fails in Test Managger with “Find Object Timeout” error (Oracle)

I am trying to execute in Oracle's Test Manager, an automatic test which I created in Oracle's OpenScript. My script in OpenScript is executed successfully as you can see below: When I execute the ...
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How to monitor the response time of page level individual elements of web page using RPT?

I want to measure the response time of the page level elements of a web page during load testing using IBM Rational Performance Tester. For example, suppose I have clicked a submit button after ...
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Should load test validate functionality?

I am developing a loadtest to a customer who is saying that if a certain response contains "bla:bla" I should execute a different path in load test. On client side it means that a certain button is ...
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Performance testing resources [closed]

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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Why application under test become down and restarts on its own during performance testing

I was doing performance testing on an application in my organization with load of 250 concurrent users with ramp up of 50,100 then 250. I am using IBM Rational performance tester(RPT). I have used IE ...
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Running JMeter threads in sequential mode

I have a test plan with 100 users and I would want to loop through them once for sake of debugging, hence one user once and second user and so on. I know I can use Once only controller to limit one ...
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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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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 ...