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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Is there a term called Stair-Step Performance Testing?

I have been hearing a term called 'Stair-Step Performance Testing' from students. Is there any official term as such. Please share your thoughts.
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Stops JMeter test after desired sample count

The requirement is to stop the JMeter test after desired sample count is achieved. I have tried following approach...but the threads are not stopping as expected. Please let me know how to solve the ...
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LoadRuner 12.5 - Throughput Difference with similar Response Time for different locations

Tool used - HP LoadRunner 12.5; Protocol used - Ajax TruClient. The application is hosted on Nederland location. we are performing load tests with the same number of scripts simulating the load from ...
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Load Testing a ADF 12c application using JMETER

Has anyone been successful with load testing an application in oracle ADF 12c using JMeter? We are able to record just fine but when it comes to playback we get all sorts of errors. We have also tried ...
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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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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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How to correct Correlation problem in loadrunner

I've generated following script in VUGEN (LR Community Edition) and getting the following error when replaying. Error: Action.c(36): Error -35061: No match found for the requested parameter "...
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Detect USB bus failure on Win CE device from a separate PC

I am testing a device running Win CE that is having issues with the USB bus failing intermittently. Manually, it takes me hours to reproduce the bug so I'm trying to automate this process. So how do I ...
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Jmeter Web driver sampler

Jmeter has a webdriver sampler. We have to write the scripts. We have scripts written in opkey, a selenium based tool. Can we integrate both of them. So that we don't have to write scripts in jmeter.
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Performance testing tool suggestion for Node.js and ASP.NET

I am to carry out performance tests on Node.js and .NET. This is an academic exercise. I have searched on Google for performance testing tools, and I came across such tools as HP LoadRunner, and ...
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Dynamic number of request parameters for web performance testing in Visual Studio

I need to change several requests parameters list to make it dynamic. The number of parameters can differ and depends on previous request responses. In JMeter it can be done just using the regular ...
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Unix Performance testing - training content

My company is involved with performing performance testing and now they want to perform couple of training related with executing those tests on the servers based on Unix systems. We will test ...
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JMeter REST API script not working over Https

I have a JMeter script, that actually have a "HTTP Sampler" for hitting a REST API. This Rest service is running on HTTPS that is currently using "Self-Signed Certificate", but when I run my script ...
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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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Best way of generating workload for personal cloud storage

I'm currently working on a folder synchronization tool which synchronizes the content of a specific folder with a remote cloud storage provider. In order to test the robustness of the client, I need ...
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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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When should I start doing performance testing of a web-app?

Our company has started developing a new big web application. In a few months we testers will start integration testing, functional testing and regression testing both manual and automatic. I am ...
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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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What parameters to test in a performance/stress testing tool?

I'm about to develop a performance testing tool for a server side app and was thinking to measure the following things: Hardware status monitoring via SNMP, Statistics about response status and ...
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XML loading Issue with jmx generated by Blazemeter Mobile Recorder

I am trying to record a Mobile Native App with Blazemeter Mobile Recorder. After recording I have generated the smart jmx file. But the issue is, this jmx file is not getting opened up with JMeter ...
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While loop working in JMeter

I am working on an script which is using a while loop and I am not able to properly understand the behavior of while loop. like When does the condition become false...? From where does it takes ...
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Connect time(ms) in jmeter is coming out to be 0

I have a Jmeter plan which has couple of samples. While running only the first time the connec time is non-zero positive number otherwise it is coming out to be 0 for all the other samples the ...
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JMeter - Unable to capture the request after click on download link

I am facing one of the problem in my application at the time of downloading a file. I am unable to capture the request after click on download link. So may be anybody can guide me how to capture these ...
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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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Performance testing for MS Windows desktop applications

Could you recommend any tools for testing performance of desktop applications running on MS Windows? I would like to verify the speed of application activities versus HW and OS configuration. I have ...
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Is my approach to performance testing in Linux environment correct?

I want to do performance testing in linux environment for a C++ application. I need to measure the CPU usage, Memory usage of the application. This application is a multi threaded application. In ...
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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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(stress) testing tool for ASP.net/C#

I am a Software QA for 3 years, however, I only experienced manual testing which I act the role as end-user in the application (front-end and back-office), I am now hired in other company which I am ...
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Performance Testing - Does the tester set up the server environment? [closed]

I am new to Performance testing! When performance testing web applications, are the web server, load balancer and web application server installed and configured by the same person doing the actual ...
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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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How to test Web app for concurrency problems?

Recently we found a concurrency problem in our Web app. It came out that a class in a third-party library is not thread-safe and when it is shared between multiple threads, then access to it must be ...
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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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JMeter: Iterating over a set of CSV files over a set of links - nested loops

I have a set of JSP Pages for each I have a set of links to use for the response time measurements. In order to aggregate the results correctly I am trying to run a foreach controller over a loop ...
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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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How do I compare the performance of two .toString() methods?

Say I want to compare the performance of Java's StringBuilder.toString() with new String(char[]) for strings from one to 3000 characters in length. I do know beforehand how long the resulting string ...
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Simulating a click in web performance tests

I am working with web-test in visual studio test system, without writing a code test, is there a way to invoke a click on a link/button/submit item? I am thinking of doing this by adding a request in ...
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Performance / Bottle Neck Monitoring Tool

I'm looking for a performance monitoring tool that is capable of generating different performance parameters for web-application(s). The tool should be able to detect bottle necks (if any) and should ...
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Jmeter Scripting for body data having “Info”

Out site is using lots of angular Js. now when I record script for login it has some 5-6 requests recorded. out of those 3 requests are having endcoded key in body data as below. {"Info":"V8P+Pq/...
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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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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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Is there an automation tool available for single user performance testing based on UI?

We are looking for an automation tool which can be helpful in doing single user performance testing for a Web Application based on UI i.e. recording how many seconds it takes to load the entire page. ...
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RobotFramework and Blazemeter

Has anyone used RobotFramework to write automated browser tests and then used Blazemeters chrome plugin to record those tests and utilize Blazemeters performance test tools? Is this even possible?
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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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Performance testing of Cordova apps

Recently I started working on cordova application coded in AngularJS (targeted for Android and iOS). I must do some performance tests of few scenarios to check framerate and execution time of js. It's ...
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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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