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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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 ...
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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 application under test) while I am performing load test through JMeter. After going through different articles, I came across 2 JMeter which ...
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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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JMeter: Getting error in non GUI mode

While trying to execute JMeter from the command line in non-GUI mode I'm getting errorlevel=2 error message. What I did is, Navigate to the JMeter bin directory in command prompt. Run the ...
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How to determine 'reasonable' response times for performance testing?

I have found performance targets (how long web pages take to respond to actions) difficult to introduce into organizations. There seem to be are no clear definitions (in the industry) that are ...
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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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Will there be any negative impact, If I load test an Amazon-EC2 hosted application from JMeter (also AWS-EC2 hosted)

Has anyone experience of load-testing a web application hosted on Amazon-EC2 by using the JMeter that is also hosted on Amazon EC2 instance (separate instance). Please share best practices and tips ...
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Unable to record Android native app requests in jmeter

I have followed the steps given in article http://www.testingdiaries.com/mobile-performance-testing-record-script-jmeter/ I set manual proxy in phone and started the recorder but none of my requests ...
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Limits of load tests from one machine / small controller-agent network

We want to load test a web application using load/stress tests in Visual Studio Enterprise 2015. With the number of concurrent virtual users in mind, how do we know when running these tests locally is ...
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Are load testing results affected by location, e.g. India vs. USA

I am working on load testing in one of e-commerce websites mean while I came across one question i.e., I am doing the load testing from India. Whether it will be having any changes in results if I ...
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Load testing selenium scripts in visual studio

I am wondering if someone has some advice for running load testing in visual studio, preferably with a selenium webdriver script. I know that JUnit can be integrated with JMeter, so that you can test ...
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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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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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Setting up RAMP UP TIME and delay between requests in JMETER

If I set the number of threads to 50 and ramp up time to 750 - does it mean that 15 users will come on site every second? If yes then how can I set a delay between users? Because for requests I am ...
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Simulate Timoute and reconnect to OPC server [closed]

How can I eviciantly force a timeout in an OPC XML.da Connection to force a reconnection and therefore (maybe) a new subscription of real time tags? To check weather our dev or the manufacturer ...
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How to login multiple users with different inputs in different threads in JMeter using CSV data set config

I am using the CSV data set config for login multiple users, but cannot read the parameter. Thread group screenshort. CSV data set config screenshot: Screenshot Http request default page : ...
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Sync/Rendezvous point in VSTS 2013

Just to give background about the problem. Few weeks back I started using VSTS Ultimate 2013 for Performance and Load testing (this is Client's demand to use only VSTS), earlier than that I have ...
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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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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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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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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 ...