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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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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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 ...
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Learning resources for Performance Testing and LoadRunner

This question might be off-topic and/or Subjective but I am asking this question because I could not fine any suitable answers via Google. I am a Manual tester with knowledge of Java, SQL Server. ...
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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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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 can you differentiate between load testing and stress testing?

How will you differentiate between load testing and stress testing? Do they overlap or are they completely different from each other? Examples of both types of testing would also be helpful.
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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 access a website that is htaccess password secure through JMeter

Is it possible to access a website that is htaccess (Username&password) secured through JMeter? I am getting authorization error. I am giving username and password with HTTP request but still ...
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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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Cannot get value from Regular Expression Extractor and using in BeanShell PostProcessor

I have a problems while picking up variables set by the Regular Expression Extractor in a Beanshell. The result of Regular Expression Extractor: JMeterVariables: JMeterThread.last_sample_ok=true ...
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JMeter https request with access token

How can I send https request with access token in JMeter? I get access token from another API. I am getting 403 forbidden response. When I run same API call using postman, it works (I need to have an ...
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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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Load testing with jmeter

I want to do load testing with 100 users. Please let me know what are the components to use in jmeter. Please suggest me the best way to achieve the best results.
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Can we set server configuration while doing load testing using Jmeter?

I have requirements to do the load test on RPC calls(web services) with huge data for example 50,000 users and etc.., So what are the dependencies to vary the results(I mean it varies from server ...
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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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If I want to load test Web App feature that requires user login using Jmeter, Would I need to use multiple different accounts?

I'm planning to use Jmeter to do Load testing for a webapp, the problem is the majority of stuff that i want to load test requires user to login first and the web app doesn't allow 2 same user to ...
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Re-using the TCP connections with Jmeter like a real browser

I'm running a load test using a JMeter, and my load test is consuming a lot of TCP connections. The machine that creates the load is not experiencing the Ephemeral port exhaustion, but a router trough ...
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How to Calculate Number of Samples for Concurrent users using either jp@gc-Ultimate Group or Concurrency Thread Group in Jmeter

Running 10 Thread with 10 sec of start up delay and 10 sec hold and 10 sec shutdown time Below is the link jmeter setup for configuration https://i.imgur.com/yweUBdx.png Below is the link - summary ...
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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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