Questions tagged [performance]

Performance testing is a subset of performance engineering, an emerging computer science practice which strives to build performance into the implementation, design and architecture of a system.

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Open source Java programme with advanced random number generators

In performance test it is common to use random numbers for some test data. Default random functions give you a random number in a range in which each number has the same chance to be picked. It ...
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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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Login Via Jmeter for ASP page does not work

Currently I have a page that has been created in .net when I used the HTTP(s) Test Script Recorder and try to record login page, the page is sending a post request but the page is redirect to same. ...
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What is the difference between SLA (Service Level Agreement) and SLO (Service Level Objective)?

I have seen these two abbreviations being used interchangeably. Also, I have seen SLA being used as a catch all term for anything related to 'what the test is supposed to measure and compare against'. ...
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How does TestNG influence on project performance?

The task is to measure changes in performance of a system during daytime execution. Test system description Tests are performed on java desktop application which is started with cmd command: java -...
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HP ALM and JMeter integration

Has anyone tried to Integrate HP ALM with JMeter? Very new to HP ALM so not sure on how to integrate it with JMeter. On high level following functionality should work trigger test with HP ALM ...
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Avoid recording unwanted request in jmeter recorder automatically

Is there a way to not save Http Header requests send to a web site in JMeter recorder rather than recording and deleting manually?
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API testing with Jmeter: how to get the dynamic token and insert it into next HTTP request

Below is the response I am getting from my API and each time I use it, it'll generate a fresh token. Return Response:- {"status":true,"msg":"Login successfully","result":{"user_id":"...
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Relation between throughput and hits per second

From below two scenarios which can be happen and which cannot? Please help me understand: Scenario 1: Throughput is very high and hits per second is very low Scenario 2: Hits per second is high and ...
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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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Executing VSTS Performance test via Command Prompt

I am executing VSTS Performance test (that is .webtest file) using the command prompt, test runs successfully when I specify the name of the result file explicitly. But when I don't specify that and I ...
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How to generate Report Dashboard in Jmeter?

Jmeter has come up with a latest release 3.0. This is a major release not just bug fixes after almost a decade. I read that we can generate Report Dashboard as well with the latest release. Tell me ...
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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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JMeter Report Dashboard

Most recent version of JMeter has an option to generate Report Dashboard which is great, but i am struggling to customize it to match my needs. I am running performance tests for every new version of ...
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How to prevent Jmeter from stopping internet?

I am doing some benchmark testing. During this, I have to increase numbers of users, keeping ramp-up time 1 and loop count 1. First I started with 100 users it passed, then I put 500 users it failed, ...
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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 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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Performance testing automation tools for desktop applications

Is there any open source automation tool for performance testing for desktop applications? Load Runner and JMeter are supporting web applications only. I searched in several websites but found no ...
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Can Apache JMeter be used to measure the load time for a specific action

I am new to performance testing. Can Apache JMeter be used to measure the load time for a specific action, such as response time for a button click by simultaneous users. If yes how this is performed ...
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Running parallel scripting in Selenium Web driver for Firefox, do I need Selenium Grid?

I have a process, using Selenium Web driver for Firefox, for automatic look up for information on one specific site. Due to the volume of the data being looked up, I will need to run parallel ...
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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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How can I retrieve Apache’s requests log of my production server and put that in Jmeter to simulate production traffic?

I want to take logs of the production server and them in Jmeter to replicate real life traffic that is received on the production environment. So that I'll not be making any assumptions while running ...
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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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How to get precise performance measurements on desktop application

As a part of our quality metrics we need to calculate the time the application under test (a client - server desktop application) needs to do several common tasks like time to open a window, time to ...
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Jmeter - throughtput per minute for a transaction controller

I'm new to JMeter and I'm having some trouble with it. I want to control my throughput per minute via the "Constant Throughput Timer" timer, however, it only applies to the HTTP requests, and not the ...
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Non Gui Jmeter graph

I am searching for Jmeter plugin or existing listener for graph result I would like to have Graph(s) against elapsed time Label-number of users against elapsed time
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How to store security certificate exception for webtest

I am using Visual Studio 2015 to run a Web Performance test on our web site. The site uses SSL throughout. The tests run correctly on our 'production' site, but now I need to run them on our 'Staging' ...
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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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What can I use to monitor load times not for web pages, but for my browser itself to find what elements make it take so long to load?

I know how to use dev tools to monitor loads times for web pages, but what about the app itself? In my case chrome. I have several add-ons, most of which I need like Lastpass password manager, built ...
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Bandwidth / CPU throttling for manual testing

I have a requirement to manually test the way in which our websites perform across a range of bandwidth and hardware specs. The testing will be manual, as there are a number of subjective factors ...
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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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Websites to perform performance testing [duplicate]

I am starting learning in performance testing and tried to search about free open websites to perform performance in it. Can any one give me URLs for websites like this?
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Not All Threads are starting in JMETER using Master-Slave Configuration

I am testing using a Master-Slave Configuration. When I look at the output on the master test machine, when I start the test, it typically shows 64 threads started. Recently it seems like it was ...
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Assertion failure message: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space in Jmeter [closed]

Assertion failure message: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space
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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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Jmeter report analysis [closed]

How can I analyse the Jmeter report? what are the standard data for application having good performance to compare with?
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Managing Test Data For Jmeter for Master - Slave Configuration

I am doing performance testing with a master slave configuration. Currently I am using 4 Slave Machines, and have unique test data files on each slave machine. I am wondering if there is a best ...
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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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