Tutorials, articles, tools and resources on how to perform load testing in software testing.

Learning Gatling: Documentation, Tutorials, Videos

May 24, 2024 0

Gatling is an open source load testing tool. It officially supports HTTP, WebSocket, Server-Sent-Events and JMS. Gatling is developed in Scala and built upon Netty for non-blocking HTTP. It works with Akka for virtual users’ orchestration.

Learning Locust: Documentation, Tutorials, Videos

January 23, 2024 1

Locust is an open source load testing tool that supports running load tests distributed over multiple machines and can be used to simulate millions of simultaneous users. This article provides pointers to documentation, tutorials, courses and videos to learn how to use Locust open source load testing tool.

Free Load Testing Tools & Services

July 3, 2023 4

The software development trend that shifts the target platform from the desktop to web, cloud and mobile applications has fostered the development of load testing services and performance testing tools on the web. It is an obvious option to use web-based and cloud-based load testing tools for applications that can be accessed by web users. This article presents the free offers from commercial web load testing services providers.

Commercial and Open Source JMeter Plugins

June 19, 2023 3

The Apache JMeter is an open source load testing tool developed by the Apache Foundation that can be used to test performance both on static and dynamic resources. It can be used to simulate a heavy load on a server and also some functional testing. JMeter has an open architecture that can be extended with plugins.

Learning JMeter : Documentation, Tutorials, Videos

March 6, 2023 0

JMeter is an open source test automation framework developed under the stewardship of the Apache Foundation that is mainly used for performance and load testing. This article provides pointers to documentation, tutorials, courses and videos to learn to use JMeter.

Open Source Database Testing Tools

February 14, 2023 6

Database testing is one of the areas that might have the smaller number of open source tools. The programming languages have many xUnit tools and mocking frameworks, but this is not the case for databases. This article provides a list of open source tools that can be used to perform unit, load and security testing on several relational (MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, etc.) and NoSQL databases.

Spike Testing vs Performance and Load Testing

August 30, 2022 0

If you ask two software testers, you will get three different definitions for each software testing term. This article discusses spike testing and how this type of testing relates to performance and load testing.

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