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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Is there any standards in Software Performance testing? [closed]

Are there any standards in Software Performance testing? Have found subsubsection about performance in ISO 29119-4. Is it all? Is there a single document written entirely about performance testing? -...
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Record script using JMeter proxy from command line

I have one requirement: I need to execute a command in command prompt that should trigger “Start” button of “HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder”. Even if I don't press “Start” button, the HTTP response ...
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Can I make JMeter respect the Vary cache header?

I'm testing a service that uses Etags. The service also sends a Vary header. I want to test the service using the cache, so I can determine cache performance. But according to JMeter docs and my ...
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Single User test shows latency while load test passes for web application. Where to look for clues?

I am testing a Drupal/CMS-like Web Application for performance issues and have come across a strange situation. The application came for testing after users complained about perceived slowness. After ...
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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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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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Is applying the Ramp up period mandatory while doing load testing with huge load?

We have a requirement to test the website behavior when 1000+ users are acting on a website at a time. For that we prepared a jMeter script like below -Added a Thread group with 1000 users -Ramp up ...
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How a Software Tester or Q & A should move ahead in his career [closed]

When one person joins a company as a software tester, the basic skills he contains within himself is Manual Testing. Is it enough for him to sustains for a long period in the company? If not then ...
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Open source tool to automate testing of publish subscribe connection

I recently learned how to use SOAP UI to test REST and SOAP Webservices. But now, I am looking for a similar open-source software to test Publish-Subscribe connections for performing automated testing....
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How can I get individual test iteration results from a load test?

In a Visual Studio Web Performance and Load Test project, how can I look at the (Test log) results of individual test runs from a load test? If my load test experiences any errors, I can go to the ...
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How many number of virtual users available with PVU license for load testing with RPT?

I have two questions: I am using RPT(IBM rational performance tester) as standalone application. That is, not along with following offerings: IBM Rational Performance Test Server IBM Rational Test ...
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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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How to send different http requests at the same time in jmeter

I need to send many http requests (E.g: 500 http request) with different data (E.g: 500 data) at the same time. How can I do it? Example: abc.com/path?param1=xyz&param2=qwe 'xyz' and 'qwe' are ...
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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 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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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 the internet to access.) Initially, I used JMeter to record HTTP traffic, but then I ran ...
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What is a good method to add load to automated test cases using JMeter?

My company has a bunch of automated test cases for our regression sweeps made using Selenium. We would like to add load to some of them but can't figure out a viable way to do it because the data can ...
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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 do load testing of Desktop application if some of its functionalities are getting computed on AWS server

How can I perform a load testing by any tool, if some of functionalities of any desktop application are getting computed on AWS server?
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How to do a performance/load tests on a scaled down environment?

I have done some searches on this topic, and it seems that almost everyone recommend to use a copy of PROD environment to do such tests For example this answer on SQA: click and also I've reviewed ...
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How to change the dashboard title and content in the dashboard page in Jmeter 3.0 generated Dashboard

I want to know how and where to change the dashboard title and other content in jmeter 3.0 generated dashboard
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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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Which are the best course to learn automated QA for a start-up? [closed]

Which courses are the best to help me grasp the foundations of Automated testing? I am currently in a manual QA position doing only Ad-Hoc/regression testing. This is also the only testing we ...
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What are the entry and exit criteria in performance testing? [closed]

This question was asked to me in an interview.
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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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How can I simulate the connection of multiple devices at once?

I have a client that's developing a system that allows any user within range to connect and use the service. A router will be on-site and allow anybody within range to connect via WiFi. A virtual "...
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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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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 2: Same as Test 1 ...
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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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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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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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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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Few requests in Jmeter does not get response from server, getting “Socket.timeout” exception

I am running a test plan with 8,000 concurrent users in a Distributed Environment(20 Slaves and One Master) on Jmeter. A few (approx 20-30) requests are not getting any response for a long time (...
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How to use multiple Jmeter instances on a single machine

I want to use multiple JMeter instances from a single machine. Is it possible? I know about distributed testing but I haven't required machines to do my load test. Actually, I need to run four ...
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Load test Configuration in VSTS 2013

I have a web performance test created in VSTS 2013 ultimate and 1 execution round of this web performance test creates 1 entry in Database, no matter input data is unique or not, so same input data ...
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VSTS Ultimate not running all users in load test

I have a Web Performance test created in VSTS Ultimate 2013 with Record feature of the tool. This test involves the below mentioned scenario:- Login to application Navigate to the Search Page Open ...
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JMeter CSV data set config

I want to sign up. There are following fields in the signup form. email password confirm password After signing up I am redirected to home page. I am using CSV data set the config to create ...
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Maximum Number of Threads in Jmeter

what is the maximum number of threads in JMeter from a single machine? I know there is a dependency for hardware configuration. I'm using this hardware configuration: Command: #lscpu Architecture: ...
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Why does my single user application allow many users in jmeter?

My Application allows only one user to login/perform any operation at a time but jmeter is able to do the same process/request multiple times without throwing any error using same user credential ...
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Can a proportionately scaled down testing environment find performance load issues?

At my company, we are working on ways to improve our testing of database changes, in our testing environment first. Since there are no resources to have a production like volume of data in servers ...
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How to Record & Filter Load Times for Web Ads in Different Browsers?

I need to be able to record advertisement load times for pretty much any website a client asks me to, on various browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge, Safari), desktop browsers specifically. I've used ...
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Transaction Response Times in Visual Studio

I've been using visual studio (currently 2013) for performance testing for a while now, but, have realized that Transaction Response Time counters are not populated. This happens on all of my tests ...
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Unable to start the test in JMeter with 1000 users . (I see thread count in negative)

Using a controller, I am trying to connect two remote machines to start the test. With low load (example: 50 users) I was able to run all the 5 scripts. My goal is to run with 1000 users. When I do ...
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Performance / Load Testing: Where can I start?

My Application is a cloud-based solution. And I need to test its performance with many concurrent users that should be within the minimum market viability for concurrent users. I do not have a ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Coded UI data driven Load test issue

I have Web Performance Test created in Coded UI 2013, this test uses a csv file for providing the Form Post-parameters value. Now, from this performance test I have created a Load Test with number of ...
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How to monitor JBoss active threads of a web application via JMeter

I have a requirement to monitor JBoss active threads (of an application under test) while I am performing load test through JMeter. After going through different articles, I came across 2 JMeter ...
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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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