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

Load Testing with Visual Studio Team Service

August 27, 2018 0

Even in the era of cloud computing when you can scale your infrastructure more easily, building and managing a software that can scale and support a large number of users is more than just putting more powerful hardware. In this article, Dmitro Kosenko discusses the main principles behind load testing and proposes a step by step process to perform load testing using Microsoft’s Visual Studio Team Service.

How to Crash Test a Server

August 8, 2017 0

This video present how the robustness of the MongoDB server was tested to survive various system crash scenarios. You will learn how you can be able to automate crashing a server of any type of OS and host configuration (physical or virtual).

Correcting Load Testing Errors

September 12, 2016 0

You might think that performing load testing is very simple: you create a script and run it against the application. This is however not always the case, as the software under test might generate unique values for each transactions with the web clients. In their two parts articles, Vadim and Max Kleyzit explain how to detect and correct correlations the errors in your load testing scripts.

Performance Testing with JMeter

February 22, 2016 1

Apache JMeter is one of the most well known open source tool that can be used to perform load testing or functional testing. The book Performance Testing with JMeter 2.9 written by Bayo Erinle provides you with the knowledge to start using JMeter and the basic concepts for successful performance testing.

Load Testing Survey Results

September 9, 2014 1

A recent survey from the Methods & Tools software development magazine shows that the load testing activity is performed only in a minority of software development organizations. The poll asked the question: “Does your organization perform load / performance testing?”

Visual Studio Online Load Testing Process

June 16, 2014 0

It is often said that “it’s always the baker’s children who have no bread”. In this very interesting article, Ed Glas explains how Microsoft manage the load testing efforts for its Visual Studio Online tool based on a Cloud architecture.

Preparing for Load Testing Best Practices

April 14, 2014 3

It has been put in evidence by some famous recent failures that load testing is an important activity when you release a public web site. This article provides some hints and tips hat will allow you to prepare for successful load tests.  These load testing best practices range from working with the right team to collecting the meaningful metrics.

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