Questions tagged [load-testing]

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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Functional and performance testing for the “Finacle - Infosys” core banking system using IBM Rational

I am trying to evaluate the capabilities of the below IBM Rational tools to handle functional testing automation and performance testing for the "Finacle - Infosys" core banking system. IBM Rational ...
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In The Grinder, what is a run number?

In The Grinder, the script context includes a thread number, a process number, and a run number. I believe the thread number identifies a thread within a group of threads spawned by a worker process. ...
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Does load testing affect local pc CPU usage and physical memory?

I am doing load testing of one website. Website is hosted on another server i.e Godaddy. I have installed Jmeter on my local machine and configured necessary things to start load testing. When I ...
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Calculating Average Load from Peak load and vice versa

For testing out some webservices, how do I estimate the Peak Load per second if I know the average number of hits I know the site is going to get in a day or get in a year. Likewise, if I know the ...
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CSVs and JMeter: using variables from a line in multiple samplers

I'm trying to create a test with JMeter to log in many users and test a website. Each user has a username, a password, and a special id number. The associated id number needs to go into the URL for ...
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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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How often should we carry out load testing during development?

Within our team we would like to do load tests in a CI process. For this we want to use either Jmeter or just a comparable tool. Jmeter offers u.a. the possibility that one can plan and execute a test ...
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How to automatically generate performance testing scripts in a write heavy web application

I've been researching performance testing the large web application I develop at my job - mainly reading The Art of Application Performance Testing and using the web. It seems the best practice for ...
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Applications for practicing performance testing from home

I want to practice performance testing at home using some load testing tool like jmeter. Can anybody tell me some links of websites or applications on which I can practice performance testing by ...
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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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Load Testing on CSRF enabled website with JMeter

Need help, I'm in a situation where, I need to perform Load testing and I am using JMeter to perform load test. How can I configure CSRF token in JMeter as it's showing 403 Error on the links. The ...
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My Load test is not stopping after specific time

I am trying to put load on website using below scenario : 1 - Users - 15 2 - Ramp-up time - 900 3 - Loop count - Forever Added Time to each request with 30000 milliseconds [30 seconds] Scheduler :...
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Stress and Load Testing using Selenium-like tool

I have written some tests in Selenium using NodeJs and I am looking for a way to use those tests for stress testing web apps. Is there any tool that combined with selenium can do the trick? What I am ...
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Is it useful to include .js .css files etc in a performance test?

For an Angular based web application: Is it useful to include the requests to get javascript and css files? Knowing that the files will be stored in the browser cache after the first visit. I am ...
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What is the best way to do load test Emails?

Our application SLA is to send 25,000 emails per hour. We use AWS SES, so use success simulates email provided by AWS SES as in here instead of sending actual emails: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/ses/...
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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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Using Selenium scripts with JMeter for load testing

I'm facing an untraceable problem in creating a 50 users load test on a JSF web application. The approach that I'm following is this: Writing a test script in Eclipse using Selenium RC API. ...
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How to load test/stress test a video streaming application for mobile?

We have a requirement to test an interactive broadcast solution that would allow viewers to engage with a presenter through real time video and voice communication, the same will also be broadcast to ...
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How to assign CSV file without using ${__threadNum} in JMeter

I'm facing problem with assigning the CSV file on the basis of loop count, not on the basis of thread count. For example -> address1.csv, address2.csv......addressn.csv So it is very easy to do the ...
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Jmeter rampup capabilities

I know rampup has been explained here How to set up Jmeter ramp up time? or https://stackoverflow.com/q/17288545/4675568. But something bothers me. On my local machine, I'm trying to do 10000 ...
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Performance under load graph analysis: network or server limitations?

Here is performance under load graph (each virtual user performs the same set of operations/transactions): From 5th minute (about 30 Vusers) number of transactions stops to grow (but number of users ...
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JMeter: How to know where my JMeter test results fails? Is it from my server? Or the server which has an application?

I am working on distributed JMeter testing. When I run my tests during working hours it fails for 50 users with ramp up of 5 seconds. When I ran the same test when everyone left the office after ...
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How to determine no. of simultaneous users from JMeter load test results

I executed JMeter Test Plan with around 3000 users. Test duration was around 15 minutes. Now I can see in Active Threads Over Time Listener, that in constant stage there was a load of 3000 concurrent ...
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Getting error while running the jmeter script with Ajax Request

Getting this error. I am using the 3rd method from https://blazemeter.com/blog/how-load-test-ajaxxhr-enabled-sites-jmeter I have added the executable file in blazemeter-ajax-sampler-1.0-SNAPSHOT in ...
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JMeter threads vs users

I want to know whats the difference between hard-coding user (1 user) credentials to a HTTP Request while threads is 20 and using a CSV Data Config that reads 20 user credentials while the thread ...
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Not able to login in site using JMeter

I tried a lot and tired now :( I need to Load test a Website. I have configured all things, specified all necessary extractor & expressions and try to login, but it is giving me Response code: ...
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Where can I find “.browser” files for the latest browsers

Visual Studio Load Tests allow various browser to be simulated in the load presented. The available browsers are given by ".browser" files in directories such as (for Visual Studio 2013): C:\Program ...
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Difference between Jmeter load test scenarios

I am testing an ASP.NET website using JMeter. I want to check whether my website can handle 500 requests per second. I have used below scenarios to do the load testing. Scenario 1 and Scenario 2 give ...
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Error code -32999 while testing sample app at loadrunner

I am beginner to hp load runner ,today i tested my first sample url(inbuilt url to test app) in hp loadrunner 9.0 i have done with recording and while i playback the recording,i got stuck with an ...
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Using a variable in the filename textfield of CSV dataset config in JMeter

I want to parameterize the filename textfield of CSV dataset config. I am writing into different files for every user that I'm using in JMeter, hence I need to parameterize the filename option in the ...
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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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JMeter response assertion validation

I have request something similar to the below each using first 3 characters of a name, Ex: WAL. It results in 3 responses: <Name> <firstname>WALLER</firstname> <firstname>...
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How to load test a site that requires individual logins

I have an automated testing background and have been asked to look into load testing, which has me a little confused. Can someone point me in the right direction to let me know what would be the most ...
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Can we categorize the result of View Result tree listener in JMeter?

I am logging in with multiple users simultaneously and performing some tasks. I have used View Result tree listener to store the results. How can I see the result of each login and other scripts per ...
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How can I provide delay between dependent API calls dynamically in JMeter script

I want to create JMeter script in which some API calls are made only after the response to the API calls which it is dependent upon is received successfully. Is it possible in JMeter? And if yes then ...
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How to load test MongoDB using JMeter?

I want to load test MongoDb using JMeter, but apparently MongoDB Source Config and MongoDB Script have been deprecated. Please let me know how to load test MongoDB with detailed step by step ...
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How to implement the following scenario using Jmeter?

Can anyone help me out how to implement the following scenario using Jmeter, in this scenario N number of users should be able to log in at once and implement the same scenario at the same time? I ...
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JMeter: Write data in CSV file as rows and columns

Can someone please help how to write data in CSV file as rows and columns? I have below code: import java.io.FileWriter; import com.opencsv.CSVWriter; // I am extracting all vars.get from XPath ...
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Performance test tool that can record without proxy

I'm doing a performance test for a report upload system of a bank on an intranet network. (I have to turn off internet to access.) Initially I used JMeter to record HTTP traffic, but then I ran into a ...
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Newbie to Jmeter. How to test a dynamic DOM?

Trying to learn Jmeter on my own and am a little confused. I utilized the template to record my script. My steps included navigating to various pages and making simple string changes. Ran through ...
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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: 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 ...
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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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Real Load Replay

Is there any term in software engineering like Real Load Replay or Real Data Replay? My manager said to me, to learn about this topic. But I have never seen this topic. Any help?
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Load testing using JMeter with multiple concurrent users account

I am facing a problem with JMeter. Like if I am login with my account with Team (In my application one module is Team in which we have to fill some fields which are common for all users, I want to ...
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Creating a test script for editing the user details using the jmeter

I am new to Jmeter, I have one scenario where I need to do a load test i.e editing a user's details. -> Need to login with credentials ->Need to update the values Above steps need to be performed ...
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How to load test a workflow system with stages linked by email

I want to load test a web site that provides a workflow system. In this system, users register and then create a record. An administrator sees the new record in their task list on a web page; they ...
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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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Load Testing in Visual Studio 2012

We currently use Visual Studio to drive load tests against our software, and I'm trying to determine where we can improve data collection. The best reference I've been able to find is here. Is this ...