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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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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Using Charles Proxy to test mobile app network

I would like to test the behavior of my app in case of slow network. Can Charles Proxy do it? please give me some guidance. Many thanks.
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Jmeter's threads got stuck and never end

I'm working on some Jmeter scripts, everything seems to work just fine; they got recorded and run properly (for a couple of users anyway). The problem appears when I run the scripts for more than 50-...
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Speed up launch of WebDriver Firefox Window

When WebDriver initializes, there is a long waiting time when a browser window launches before the actual automated test begins. How can I speed this up? Is there a way to have a browser window ...
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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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Measuring audio delay

I am working on a project that involves streaming video with audio to/from various cloud streaming services with intermediate encoding steps (i.e. mixing with additional overlays). Each stage in the ...
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Jmeter throws “org.apache.http.NoHttpResponseException”

We use Jmeter to do performance testing. I gave 10 threads(10 users) with ramp up time 60 secs, 4 out 10 users failing to logout getting org.apache.http.NoHttpResponseException: The target server ...
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Estimating maximum users that an application can support

I am analyzing a web application and want to predict the maximum users that application can support. Now i have the below numbers out of my load test execution 1. Response Time 2. Throughput 3. CPU I ...
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What tools are recommended for end to end page load time testing (including ajax and styling elements)?

We are looking to measure the length of time it takes for certain key pathways to become 'usable' e.g. certain styling elements will have loaded in and some information ajaxed in on a page. Ideally ...
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Visual Studio 2013 Performance results analysis issues

I have to use VSTS 2013 ultimate as a Performance (Load) test tool for one of my project, I have my prior experience in JMeter, but client want only VSTS performance report. I have studied and used ...
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Performance testing - analysing results in Jmeter

I am using Jmeter (started using it a few days ago) as a tool to simulate a load of 300 threads using a csv data file that contains login credentials for 3 system users. This objective is to measure ...
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As an outsourced SQA Testing provider: how would you estimate the workload (an therefore the costs) for testing your client's next project?

Let's say you are in charge of an SQA & Testing company that offers outsourced testing services to other companies that develop software. Let's say you offer 4 general types of testing: ...
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JMeter graph interpretation

I am very new at JMeter and am trying to get an idea of how to interpret the graphs below. The test I performed used 1 thread group with 600 users ramped up ever 5 seconds. What concerns me is the ...
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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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HTTP request having an Edit action is giving an unauthorized error in JMeter Script

I recorded my scripts using JMeter proxy recorder. The JMeter scripts ran perfectly after I configured the Header Manager and the Authorization Manager. All the HTTP requests were responded perfectly. ...
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Passing a dynamically created query string for Salesforce application

I created a web performance test for a Salesforce workflow using visual studio. I created a custom extraction to retrieve a parameter from a query string. However, the request with the query string is ...
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Useful resources to start to learn Gatling

Gatling: Performance testing tool I am looking for Gatling tutorials, but I could not find any interesting courses or tutorial to follow. I would like to find some good value for time resources, URLs ...
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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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JMeter Concurrent Users Count Practice

I have a web application which is working in production and there are 2000+ users of my application. Now I have to perform performance testing on the system so is there any idea how many concurrent ...
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How to determine breaking point of my application when performance testing from jMeter

I am doing some performance testing with jMeter on my application. I've check marked Retrieve all Embedded Resources and Clear cache on each iteration. For the thread group I've got: Number of ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Performance Testing Javascript not supported

Quite simply the question in the title, when I run test it by default runs it within my visual studio. This doesn't seem to support JavaScript which makes all my test's invalid. Is there anyway to ...
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Endurance testing strategy needed for a LAMP Stack application

The AUT is built with LAMP* Stack and is the Intranet Home app and is going to be used by almost all employees of a large corporation. Application Performance Testing is carried out using HPE suite ...
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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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What is common plan for load testing using Jmeter

I am new to Jmeter. I know how to use it and configure necessary things. Today I got one requirement from client that they are having website and they need load testing for that website. I am little ...
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Should I do performance testing of my web application having two instances behind a load balancer?

My organization recently created a Performance testing environment. Our primary goal of performance testing is to catch performance degradation with future releases of our application. In Production, ...
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Lightweight load & performance testing frameworks

Which lightweight load and/or performance testing frameworks could you recommend? some considerations: Configuration with not too much coding (some JS would be okay) command line + text editor (...
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Is my test a perf unit functional smoke test or something else?

Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb. Each test is different. Some are big and talk to databases, others quick and self contained. We all know we'd prefer the fastest and most robust ...
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What are the best tools available to test performance of a MVC web site

I am new to QA. I need to find best tools available to test performance of a MVC web site. Please help me.
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Load testing on server returns time out

First time I'm doing load testing on our server. I wrote a small program to keep posting some JSON files with httpclient. However when threads are more than 50, the program says INFO: I/O ...
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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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Handling JSF ViewState errors using JMeter

I'm facing an issue while running a recorded test scenario of an application login using a single user on JMeter. I've used JMeter's proxy server to record all the requests of the login scenario. The ...
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Displayed 419 Response code while using BlazeMeter script in JMeter

I have recorded script using the BlazeMeter & Opened into the JMeter(4.0). While Running the Script in "View Results Tree" Result displayed Response code: 419 with "unknown status". Please ...
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User reported that SPA is slow, crashes and hangs. How to handle?

I am the only one manual tester in a team that develops a heavy single page application. Recently we have received a complain from our user, that the application is very slow, hangs and crashes every ...
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Applications for practicing performance testing from home

I want to practice performance testing at home using some load testing tool like jmeter. Can anybody tell me some links of websites or applications on which I can practice performance testing by ...
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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 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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Performance test open source tool for desktop applications

I am searching for open source tool to test the performance and functionalities of a desktop application functionalities like generating reports, starting and ending time of each operation like ...
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How to test latency and performance of application virtualization?

I have a solution where user can access desktop application in browser using application virtualization that is implemented with the help of ThinRDP. I would like to know, what is the latency of this ...
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Timing Page Load in Selenium

I am working with Selenium C# .NET. What I want to accomplish is elegant, extendable page load time logging within my page object architecture. Most new pages are loaded as the result of some action, ...
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Performance Testing Using JMeter over Password Encrypted website

I am trying to do Performance Testing Using JMeter over Password Encrypted website, the detail scenario is as follows, The website uses a password Encryption algorithm such as, 1. Client send a ...
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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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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 ...
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Are there any good tutorials on how to set up JMeter to load test a deployed ASP. NET web app?

I'm having trouble finding a decent tutorial on how to set up JMeter to load test a deployed ASP.NET web app? Does it have to run on localhost or can it be used to test a deployed app? I would like ...
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Can a Business Intelligence solution be tested?

I'm developing a business intelligence solution using Microsoft BI Development Studio. I'm Mainly using SSIS , SSAS and SSRS. The users will be accessing the reports from a web application (ASP.NET ...
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Passing a dynamically created query string between requests in web tests?

So we have the following type of a URL: http://www.myurl.com/mypage.aspx?suid=145db467-907e-4e3d-b944-c1666f9d08d6 This suid query string is generated dynamically and is unique to the specific ...
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Page rendering time for thick client / desktop C++ application

Does anyone know how to measure the Page rendering time for thick client / desktop C++ application? also let me know which tool can be used for this?
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JMeter - Extract value from JSON response and update variable

My goal is to create a Google Drive CRUD with JMeter. I was able to upload files with proper OAuth configuration. However, I am struggling in extracting the response data to be used in further HTTP ...
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How to Handle the odd and even number of user in Two Thread Group in jMeter

I am using JMeter to load test an Uber-like application. I have set it up so that in the first thread group the user logs in makes one request for a ride. In the second thread group "Drive Login" the ...
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How to learn designing performance test strategies and performance tuning?

I have learned and implemented JMeter in my current project. Now I want to move to the next level and learn performance testing in depth. I gave an interview for a performance tester role and they ...
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How to test a WCF service with JMeter when the WCF method accepts parameter as an Stream Object

There is a WCF service. The method I have to access has 1 parameter as input whose type is Stream. I don't know how to provide stream object from JMeter to the WCF service. Currently, I have written a ...

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