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Performance testing is the process of determining the speed or effectiveness of a computer, network, software program or device.

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What kind of response codes will I get in JMeter if the AUT reaches its breaking point and eventually the server crashes?

If I gradually increase the number of virtual users (VU) using JMeter, what response code should I expect when the application under test (AUT) reaches breaking point or the server crashes? How to ...
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Is it really possible to be a Full-Stack QA & if yes then list the technical skills required?

Everyone needs an all-rounder whether it is a software developer or Tester these days. Hence we are hearing the term “Full Stack QA” these days so my question is what skill-set makes a Full Stack QA &...
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Difference in 1 user doing 1000 iterations and 1000 users doing 1 iteration in Load testing

I want to understand what is the difference for the above mentioned scenario in Load testing. How different would the results be? Also another scenario would be wherein I'm having the same user ...
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Estimation of maximum no of concurrent users a application will need to support

I need to estimate the maximum number of concurrent users my application will experience in order to set goals for the software development team. We have 550 potential users, but modelling of the ...
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Azure VM for comparative performance testing

Is it acceptable to use Azure VMs for comparing performance of an application over different Windows OS's? I've heard that testing in a VM can give squiffy results as the hypervisor tries to juggle ...
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How to share the generated JMeter Report dashboard to stakeholders via email?

Now that I have generated the report dashboard after the JMeter test run, I want to share the same via email to concerned members and stakeholders. Please suggest how can I do the aforementioned task!
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JMeter: how to trigger all multiple requests at same time

I have defined a few samplers in JMeter. I want to trigger all those samplers at same time. Example: Say, I have 5 users and 5 samplers. I want each sampler is triggered at same time by each of user. ...
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How to enforce run Once Only Controller in Jmeter

I'm a newcomer to Jmeter and want to be able to run some setup requests once only, in which some variables are setup, before I then run a set of further requests for as many users as I set in the ...
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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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What are the units of Y-axis in this perfmon graph in JMeter?

I have been monitoring server side performance. I got some graph based on the reading, but I am not able to figure out the unit on the y-axis numbers. Is the CPU utilization calculated in % or some ...
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How can I create a Test scenario in JMeter where multiple users login and logout concurrently for a certain ramp up time?

I am a complete newbie in JMeter or load testing in general. The JMeter Test scenario i want to create:- 50 different users(having different login credentials) login into a web application - do ...
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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 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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Change Simulated 3G Network For Lighthouse CLI

I'm having difficulty changing the network for Lighthouse. It is defaulting to 3G throttle. Ideally, I would like to know how to run the performance audits without throttling. Thanks in advanced.
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When should QA start with non functional-testing?

I cannot find an answer to this seemingly easy question: Should QA start non-functional testing: whenever possible to reveal potential problems early (e.g. bad design leading to bad performance ...
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Will need to perform load test for all Rest API of an application where backend is served

Consider, we have Front end Angular js application where backend is controlled by a API Now this application contains around 300 API's. Whether we want to perform load test for all these API's How ...
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Is minimum number of concurrent users a useful stat to have when performance testing?

Newbie perf test question: I read something a while ago that made me think that minimum number of concurrent users was a useful stat to have (annoyingly I can't remember what the reason was). But I ...
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The Graph Generator listener is generating only one graph

I tried generating graphs of my tests using Graph Generator listener, but only one graph of Response Times over Time is generated in the output folder. How can I generate more graph??? Any suggestions?...
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What does mean the fields- domain, realm and mechanism in the Authorization Manager of JMeter?

I am trying to test a website using Jmeter. I recorded the script using the blazemeter plugin. While running,it seems that the login is not performed properly. And the all the further scripts fail ...
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Jmeter:- How to increase and Decrease and then increase decrease TPS using jmeter?

I have 300 VUsers (Threads) and ramp up 600 seconds and total number of requests (http Request) 5 , Response time for each request is 2 seconds so total 10 sec will takes to complete one loop, I was ...
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How to test performance of a multithreaded, client-server environment

I am busy writing a server application and a client application. The server application is multithreaded, meaning that multiple client requests can be handled at the same time. However, some of the ...
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Difference between JMeter - HTML Dashboard Report(Response Times Over Time) and Response Times Over Time Listener

I have observed difference between JMeter - HTML Dashboard Report(Response Times Over Time) and Response Times Over Time Listener. I am using JMeter version 3.3 HTML Dashboard Report shows Peak value ...
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What should I have to test first? Functionality or speed?

There is a scenario: In the new sprint there is a card for functionality refactoring in order to increase speed. If functionality is broken because of code changes then what should I have to test ...
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Root cause analysis on a performance issue?

Can some one give me proper idea on how to perform a Root cause analysis of a performance issue. Eg: examine hardware bottle necks,Connectivity issues,SQL server performance,examine the code via white ...
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How does response time react to increasing load?

I'm testing my application locally with JMeter, and I have a doubt about how the response time changes as far as users are increasing. If I test my service with, for example: 100 Threads, 100 Ramp-Up ...
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How to perform HTTP PUT Request by reading values from CSV in JMeter?

I have a question how can I set up HTTP Request Sampler for HTTP PUT method in JMeter so it can read data from CSV file using CSV Data Set Config? In my scenario I'm using **Concurrency Thread Group** ...
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JMeter - save response to file listener but also ignore result

In JMeter, I am using a post processor running prev.setIgnore() within the setup thread group to ignore those requests. Some of these requests are JDBC requests to select data out of the database and ...
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When signup using jmeter it redirects to login page in magento 2?

When I am signup/register using JMeter proxy it redirects to the login page in Magento 2. Previously I am having the issue when login but it gets solved(ref link: Login doesn’t work and it redirects ...
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How can I login with 100 different users in the web application simultaneously and then each user performs different functions in JMeter?

I dont anything about JMeter, but i wanted to ask if this thing is possible in JMeter. 100 users with different username/password login in concurrently in the web application. Each user stays logged ...
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How to load test Apache Kafka using JMeter?

Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system. I need to load test KAFKA using JMeter effectively as we have recently replaced ...
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How can i simulate a load for downloading a file for 500 users?

We are doing a performance for a downloading a file from the web for 500 users. I have written a selenium script for the downloading file from the web using JMeter. The problem is will be able to ...
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Load testing using Jmeter

I am new to JMeter and I have to do load testing for my website. I want to achieve this for 500 users on concurrent sessions. On my website, once the user logs in there are 7 Ajax calls to render data ...
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Performance test using Jmeter - Tune the Script as per requirement

I have to do performance test on our API. In our current system they told 3500 request are handling per minute. But there is no way to take the amount of concurrent users per minute. So I just run my ...
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What is the difference between linux and windows from web application testing point of view [closed]

What is the difference between Linux and Windows from a web application testing point of view?
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Login with JMeter for performance testing

I'm using BlazeMeter recording tool and running it on JMeter, but in my response data I'm getting CSRF token validation failed when I try to test my web application's login page.
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Mobile App performance and load testing

How do I check mobile application performance/load testing? Currently, I have checked the app performance over different networks like 2g, 3g, wifi but I want to check how the app will behave when ...
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How to Conduct a performance test for more than 100K users [closed]

Currently we want to conduct a performance test for more than 100k users. I am comparing some tools like Jmeter/Gatling/Tsung/nGrinder, which one will be suitable for us?
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Generating SRP_A for AWS Cognito user login for a performance test script using JMeter

I am trying to test a Guidewire application that uses Cognito for user portal Login authentication. A Javascript is downloaded, at the application launch, that is generating SRP_A string There are a ...
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How do you correctly stress test an asynchronous, queue-based system?

I'm load and stress testing a (AWS SQS) queue-based system. A single message injected into a queue kicks off the transaction's workflow. A message handler processes this message and then emits a ...
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How to regenerate auth tokens based on conditions in Jmeter

I'm working on testing some API's (10-15 in number) that uses Bearer token for authentication. The token has an expiration condition post which I have to re-generate the token. I've not worked on this ...
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How to execute load by 4 users every user generate 100 requests hitting the server at the same time

I want to run a load with this below scenarios 1- 4 users each user send 100 requests to the server 2- 4 users all together send 100 requests to the server Server specs 16 GB Ram CPU 4 cores HD 120 I ...
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Empty csv file showing non empty in report generation in non-gui mode in jmeter

I am trying to generate an HTML report dashboard for JMeter test in NON-GUI mode with a command jmeter -n -t C:\apache-jmeter-5.1.1\apache-jmeter-5.1.1\bin\DeviceManagementSystem1.jmx -l C:\Users\...
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JMeter: I have to run scenario where I am loading the api

I have to start with 100 users and keep increasing them gradually until they reach 1000 and I have to run it for some duration. I am trying threads as 1000 and ramp up as 10 that means 100 users will ...
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Is there a tool for testing the performance of reading and compression of a file format?

I am comparing different file formats for understanding which has the best performance for my case. I use these data formats for storing data-sets created from different analytical techniques. I wrote ...
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Huge variation in response time of same application in two different environments

I have done execution in the JMeter tool in two different environments and found a huge variation in response time. For ENV1 I am getting nearly 3sec and for ENV2 it is coming < 1 sec. I checked in ...
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Is there a better way to code-review JMeter test-plans?

TLDR - What is the best way to review JMeter Test-Plans stored in a GitHub repo? Currently, the code-review process that my performance-test team uses is somewhat cumbersome and of questionable ...
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How to extract dynamic values with jmeter Regular expression extractor?

Please let me know how to fetch the ID from the html using a regular expression & find the below expression i have used but am getting error response only. Response Body: "input type="hidden" ...
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Performance-testing according SLA - full page load

There are many tools allowing performence testing with full page load time parameter monitoring. Problem is I can check a page by pasting its URL. Suppose I have a website with 100 pages, some of ...
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Performance testing of messaging system using Gatling

I am looking to compare different message-queuing brokers like activeMQ, rabbitMQ and Kafka. Given that I'm new to this field, is it possible to test all of them using Gatling tool? I am not sure ...
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How to detect potential bottlenecks of the application from JMeter reports and Network statistics?

How should discover potential bottleneck points which can fatal from performance point of view. If I have JMeter reports and also network stats? Is it possible that I can identify the bottlenecks of ...