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Difference in 1 user doing 1000 iterations and 1000 users doing 1 iteration in Load testing

1 user doing 1000 iterations is not load testing assuming the user only does one at a time. However 1000 users doing one iteration concurrently is load testing
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How to convert LoadRunner scripts to JMeter compatible scripts with least re-work effort?

This tool was released lately. If you upload a ZIP of your LoadRunner script, it will convert it to JMeter or Selenium. It might not be 100%, but it will tell you what it couldn't convert and save ...
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Is it possible to do load testing with Selenium with many instances of cloud-based virtual machines?

In theory it would be possible yes, but most testers would use a load-testing tool. JMeter also supports Selenium based steps. Selenium is a bit heavy for load testing. Most search fields could be ...
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How to convert LoadRunner scripts to JMeter compatible scripts with least re-work effort?

The fastest and the easiest way is just recording them. Start JMeter's HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder Configure VuGen to use JMeter as a proxy Run your test with 1 virtual user and 1 iteration. ...
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Endurance testing strategy needed for a LAMP Stack application

Given 4000 requests per hour and the fact the application will be used only internally (response time is not crucial) I don't think you have to do any load testing as 4000 requests per hour is just 1....
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Applications for practicing performance testing from home

The best option will be deploying some free and open source application like Drupal, Magento, Moodle, etc. somewhere to your intranet. This way you will be able not only to get hands on experience ...
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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?

It depends. JMeter acts as follows: JMeter starts defined number of threads during ramp-up period Threads start executing samplers upside down (or according to Logic Controllers) When thread doesn'...
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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?

set ramp up time to zero to start all the thread at same time. difference in starting time between threads = Ramp up time/ no of threads. If you have ramp up time = 20 and no of threads = 100 ...
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Single User test shows latency while load test passes for web application. Where to look for clues?

There are a number of possibilities: It may be that the load test is reusing existing connections instead of closing and reopening connections with each request. This would cause the load test to ...
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Endurance testing strategy needed for a LAMP Stack application

In my personal opinions, I have a few points (in strong font.) to add: The average user load is determined to be 150 users, what is your peak user load? average hourly page views is determined to be ...
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Loadrunner Analysis Error

I have not seen this before. But searching for the error string you see takes me to this page where they seem to have solved the issue. Please try that out. It is a good habit to investigate on your ...
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Most innovative Ways to break system(application) in performance testing

You should not be trying to "break" the application, the targets of the performance testing could be: Check whether your application is capable of handling anticipated load, i.e. if you expect 1000 ...
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Difference in 1 user doing 1000 iterations and 1000 users doing 1 iteration in Load testing

That depends on what you are testing. assuming you want to test a servers ability to serve static webpages to different users, having only one user would make no sense. The first iteration might give ...
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Difference in 1 user doing 1000 iterations and 1000 users doing 1 iteration in Load testing

Let’s say that the action under test takes one second. Then one user doing that 1k times would spread out the test over 1k seconds. 1k users doing it once would try and the same work in one second ...
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Difference in 1 user doing 1000 iterations and 1000 users doing 1 iteration in Load testing

In most cases, whether LoadRunner is simulating 1 user and having them do 1k actions at the same time or 1k users and having them do just 1 thing, won’t make a difference. Because generally 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? When 1 user is doing 1000 iterations, it is not load testing. There ...
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Convert JMeter test cases to LoadRunner with VUs

Not sure what you are asking (there is no question) but starting 12.55 you can run JMeter tests without converting directly from the Controller
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How to convert LoadRunner scripts to JMeter compatible scripts with least re-work effort?

I think the easiest way is recording them with Loadium Record & Play Also after recording you can change any collection you want. It provides donwloading the scripts or running with Loadium. We ...
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How to convert LoadRunner scripts to JMeter compatible scripts with least re-work effort?

Here is my project to convert loadrunner http/html scripts to jmeter. https://github.com/ShravanAkula/LR_Jmeter_Converter. we are working to reduce the manual effort involved in converting the ...
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LoadRuner 12.5 - Throughput Difference with similar Response Time for different locations

Given that your application is hosted in the Netherlands and your application throughput/response time is worst from this location versus the other two distant locations (China/USA) across complex ...
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How to use debug in HP Load Runner?

Like you have pointed out, there is no debug mode in LoadRunner (as far as I recollect) like you would, in Eclipse IDE. You will be able to place breakpoints on 'lr_' functions and when the script is ...
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Where to set number of Vusers (threads) running per process in Load Runner Controller?

To change maximum number of threads running per process you need to: Go to LoadRunner installation folder C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\LoadRunner\dat\protocols Find .lrp file that is corresponding to ...
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I am having internal server error 500 while replaying script in loadrunner

Notice, you are violating a lot of testing 101 here. For each step there is an expected result. You are not checking in your test code for the positive, expected step result. Along with that lack ...
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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?

If you have 100 Threads in thread group and Ramp up time as 20, these 100 threads aren't concurrent. To maintain concurrency for 100 threads you have to use either loop counts or Durations (Scheduler ...
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Few requests in Jmeter does not get response from server, getting "Socket.timeout" exception

When you are doing a load test on an application, there is a lot that you have to take into consideration, CPU utilization over time with consistent load. RAM utilization over time with consistent ...
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Few requests in Jmeter does not get response from server, getting "Socket.timeout" exception

This is a network constraint over which you may not have any control. Do you know after what time you get this error? You could play with Timeouts section on HTTP Request Sample and keep it higher ...
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Looking for approaches to placing orders on an eCommerce website quickly

Well, this depends on your application. At a former location there was a database that orders was injected into after initial processing, by injecting into the database directly I was able to make ...
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Loadrunner file upload and import error

As mentioned in the forum post, LoadRunner captures any form based file uploads as web_submit_data with the file name (and location) within the list of data within the request. An example request: ...
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What does a performance engineer test on a day-to-day basis?

Your daily routine will be completely dependent on your company and the responsibilities you have in your role. In simple terms below are some of the potential things in the day to day of a (...
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How to correct Correlation problem in loadrunner

Make sure the below are taken care of Check whether the left boundary and right boundary are correct, it should be same as that comes from response. Check whether you have placed the ...
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