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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. That said, it is a flavor of performance testing that tests the base product for how long it takes to load ...
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Load/stress testing framework for AWS EC2 instances with startup/shutdown?

Before anything, I would recommend you to think about an important point: What is the main purpose behind your test? Try to define your SLO/SLIs first (KPIs). For example if the KPI is "...
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Login Via Jmeter for ASP page does not work

JMeter's built-in script recorder tends to create problems with the test scripts when the URL is SSL encrypted (HTTPS). This may be because JMeter uses proxy when recording the scripts and while ...
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JMeter virtual user limits?

JMeter doesn't have limit of virtual users it can simulate, the number of virtual users you can mimic depends on several factors, to wit: Nature of your test (number of requests, request size, ...
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Performance testing - analysing Graph results in Jmeter

The Throughput: is the number of requests per unit of time (seconds, minutes, hours) that are sent to your server during the test. The Response time: is the elapsed time from the moment when a given ...
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(stress) testing tool for ASP.net/C#

You can choose any of the tools listed i.e. here. When it comes to web applications load testing it doesn't matter which tool you will choose, web applications normally return HTML pages therefore ...
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How can i simulate a load for downloading a file for 500 users?

Using Selenium for just downloading a file is a little bit overkill as normally people go for Selenium and JMeter integration via WebDriver Sampler to test client-side performance while the system is ...
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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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Performance test kafka consumer/producer

If the component you've developed is consuming, processing and emitting messages than it is both Kafka consumer and producer. If you want to test your component in isolation, i.e., measure the time ...
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API Performance for 30 user, after 1 second

If you want to limit JMeter execution rate to 1 request per second consider adding either Precise Throughput Timer or Throughput Shaping Timer: With regards to the number of threads - it depends on ...
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I tried to run a test plan in Jmeter but no results are displayed when I try to see the result as "view results as tree"

There are no any errors in your screenshot, only information messages regarding each of 10 threads start/stop event You need to have at least one Sampler, currently your test plan doesn't contain any ...
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How do you correctly stress test an asynchronous, queue-based system?

Measure unprocessed transaction queue length One approach would be to measure the queue length of unprocessed transaction and then learn where degradation and drop-offs occur. Note that the unexpected ...
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New to Load testing and Gatlng - Hoping you can help - Load & StressTesting Scenario

Load Testing and Stress testing are very different scenarios. Load testing is more likely the upper limit of your system and checked how the system will handle under a heavy load. Stress testing is ...
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How to configure Step Load Test in jmeter

It might be easier to use one of the Custom Thread Groups, for example Ultimate Thread Group which gives you full flexibility in terms of ramping up, down, holding the load, etc. For example here is ...
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How can you differentiate between load testing and stress testing?

Web application testing services always include Load test and Stress test to check the website performance. Load testing is performed to recognize the upper limit of the system Stress testing is ...
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How can you differentiate between load testing and stress testing?

Load Testing - is putting your system under anticipated load, for example if you expect 1000 users concurrently accessing your system - "Load Testing" would be simulating this 1000 users and verifying ...
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How to stress test a web application relying on Socket.IO?

You'd do it pretty much the same way you'd load test other interfaces for servers. You need a client that interacts with the server and a way to generate a lot of actions concurrently and for some ...
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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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destructive/stress testing test cases for Waze-like/location based mobile app

If you know how to use test techniques such Scenario Testing, Domain Testing and Combination Testing, you can design different kind of tests for each feature in the app, in order to have good test ...
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How to load test MongoDB using JMeter?

Just add the next line to user.properties file (lives in the "bin" folder of your JMeter installation) not_in_menu= This way you will get "deprecated" elements including MongoDB Source Config and ...
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How to load test/stress test a video streaming application for mobile?

Looking into How we test WebRTC live video sessions for massive audiences article I can see 2 things: TokBox seems to be carefully load-testing their Cloud API so if your service relies on TokBox ...
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How to load test/stress test a video streaming application for mobile?

NeoLoad can test streaming video and audio performance by detecting the media requests of an application, by simulating client/media players and providing specific statistics related to the quality of ...
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jmeter learning topics for jmeter testing

Here are some major topics when it comes to JMeter: Major topics Sampler Timers Assertions Controllers Processors HTTP proxy setting listerners Also, Please check the below websites to learn more ...
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(stress) testing tool for ASP.net/C#

Your question is a bit broad, but I will try to give you some hints and direction. There are some performance and load testing tools to automate stress testing of a website. Microsoft included ...
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Is there a term called Stair-Step Performance Testing?

I think the name comes from the resulting graph over-time, which is called a stairstep graph. I don't think it is official, but more some terms added together which seemed logical. The step load ...
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Login Via Jmeter for ASP page does not work

Looking into the provided images I'm not very surprised to see your login attempt failing. Your first screenshot shows that you're using login POST method as a very first request Your third ...
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What are the entry and exit criteria in performance testing?

It simplifies to knowing what you want to measure and knowing how to determine when you have measured it. Entry criteria include: Knowing what sort of performance you are looking at. Eg maximum load,...
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What are the entry and exit criteria in performance testing?

Ask clarification questions, and lead the other side to give you an answer. It's always a good advice, but especially true for interview questions. Let's use your question as an example- How do ...
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