Questions tagged [stress-testing]

Stress testing is a form of testing that is used to determine the stability of a given system or entity. It involves testing beyond normal operational capacity, often to a breaking point, in order to observe the results.

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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 stress test a web application relying on Socket.IO?

I developed a web application in typescript reyling on a node.js server. Now I want to monitor the load time behaviour under stress accessing it on my public development server by virtual users. The ...
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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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destructive/stress testing test cases for Waze-like/location based mobile app [closed]

can i get suggestions regarding testing of location based Waze-like mobile apps thanks
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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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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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jmeter learning topics for jmeter testing [closed]

What are the topic comes under learning j-meter testing? like for database testing,login/logout testing,full project flow testing ,load testing of mobile api's
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Load/stress testing framework for AWS EC2 instances with startup/shutdown?

I'm looking for a tool/framework (preferably in Java if it involves coding) that allows me to load test a server. I need to be able to launch multiple EC2 instances, hit the server hard for a period ...
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JMeter virtual user limits?

I want to do stress/load test for the payment process of an E-commerce app like "Flipkart" or "Amazon". Will Apache JMeter be able to handle a load of 10,000 users and handle session keys since the ...
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How to load test MongoDB using JMeter?

I want to load test MongoDb using JMeter, but apparently MongoDB Source Config and MongoDB Script have been deprecated. Please let me know how to load test MongoDB with detailed step by step ...
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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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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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How to get number of requests sent and actually received by server in JMeter

I'm using Jmeter in remote env.(1manager server, 3-5 querying servers, 1 target server). I have fixed EPS/QPS and threads(gradually increasing up to a certain value). I want to know if there is any ...
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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 are the entry and exit criteria in performance testing? [closed]

This question was asked to me in an interview.
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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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Limits of load tests from one machine / small controller-agent network

We want to load test a web application using load/stress tests in Visual Studio Enterprise 2015. With the number of concurrent virtual users in mind, how do we know when running these tests locally is ...
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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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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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How do you stress test a video streaming app?

I have a a streaming application that I am going to test. I don't really know how to do this. Do I need a special plugin (if so, why)? Why is it difficult to record a scenario for streaming a video, ...
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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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Stress test mvc application

I am new to web performance testing. I was looking for tools with which I could stress test my mvc application written in c# and see how it performs under severe load. I want to simulate approximately ...
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My Jmeter scenario doesn't loop with thread-group [closed]

I'm not so new to Jmeter.But my scenario doesn't loop if I set loopCount or set endless loop in ThreadGroup. It just does onetime loop and stop testing without any errors. Usually I can make a ...
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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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Possible for specific hardware to cause memory leaks?

I'm running a stress test for about 12 hours on some new hardware we just got. My new baselines look ok but one process is worse than before. Only one process is a culprit. I've tried so many ...
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How to estimate “how many servers our company sould purchase for this web app” with load/performance testing?

this is a question I faced in an interview: A web app is going to go online and the manager want you to find out how many servers the company should purchase. We have one server(used by testers) and ...
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Websocket Load Testing

We have a Websocket server which I have to load test. The test case is as follows: Maximum number of connections possible Each connections should be sending 1 message/second Tools I have tried: ...
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Android - Monkey throttling not working as specified

I'm using Monkey to stress test one of my company's Android applications. However, the --throttle switch does not seem to work as specified. For example, I set Monkey to inject an input event every ...
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Stability testing for open source operating systems

You can find quite an interesting panoply of open source operating systems to choose from. Being open source you can have access to a lot of their code, build systems, bug tracking, etc. As of this ...
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Is there load/stress testing software that can be used for Ajax calls?

I am trying to devise a strategy for load/stress testing our web application. JUnit/JCrawler and to a lesser degree Selenium Grid can be used for our HTTP request load/stress testing. I have not ...
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MTBF for a software product

Our end clients are requesting the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) estimation for our software. I know that MTBF relies on a model not suitable for software, it uses a mechanical model where parts ...