What is Soak Testing in Software Testing?

What is Soak Testing? Soak Testing is a type of performance testing. Performance testing is done to measure the performance of the particular system under the workload. Performance testing is usually done to monitor the system components and also to verify the stability of the system under certain tests. Performance testing is a Non Functional testing and main aspects of performance testing are the speed of the system, stability of the system, the response time of the system. Usage of the resources. Performance testing can be done by generating extra…

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Concurrency Testing: Challenges, Techniques & Process

As the name suggests, Concurrency means two or more events happening at the same time. Similarly, concurrence testing is done to identify how the application will be affected when multiple users are logged in at the same time and doing the same action. Concurrency Testing is also known as multi-user testing. When multiple users are performing the same action at the same time then there can be issues like increased response time, application crashes etc. which are detected by concurrence testing. Concurrence testing helps improving reliability and robustness of concurrent…

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What is Scalability Testing in Performance Testing?

Scalability testing is a type of testing done for the websites which are subject to heavy loads. Here the term ‘load’ refers to the number of users using the website. Scalability testing is performed to check whether the website which is developed is capable enough to handle the large loads. It is a type of performance testing, where the performance of the website is measured under the various load conditions. Several tools are available in the market like Apache JMeter, HP Performance Tester (Load Runner), Web Load, Neo Load, Load…

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How to create web performance test with VSTS?

In the previous article we have gone through high level overview of the performance testing using VSTS.  To start with web performance test using VSTS, we will be going in to details of each and every phase of this particular exercise. First part of this particular activity is to identify the performance test scenarios and second part is to mould that particular scenario in form of web performance test. As we have seen earlier performance test can be done with purpose of satisfying variety of requirements.  It can be varied…

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What Is Endurance Testing In Software Testing?

There are many definitions and explanations available for Endurance Testing. It is difficult to determine which one is right. Let’s start with literal meaning of the word “Endurance” Definition: The capacity of something to last or to withstand wear and tear. In software terms, Endurance testing is performed to check behavior of system under sustained or prolonged use. It is performed with a significant work load on system. Its key features are It is a non-functional software testing. It is a type of performance testing and a sub type of…

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Starting Performance Testing: What Metrics To Use?

Today is an era of web (www: World Wide Web) where everything is available is now available on web.  Today every organisation uses web not only to provide services to their client but also running their own business functions online.  These days web is in very high demand due to its hassle free availability. The users are really concerned about responsive time of the websites. If any page takes more than 3 sec to load, it is regarded as slow and leads to a large impact on business. Performance Testing…

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