A spike test is a type of performance test where we simulate a sudden and considerable change in workload. How the simulated workload looks like in a spike test Check out an example of the workload below: apply some low load to the system first to make sure that everything works OK and system..
Category: performance testing
“I have found a deadlock in the database” – I said few years ago to a product owner on the customer’s side. “What!? Really?” – She said anxiously as we were close to the release date. “Yes, when the processes are at certain stage, the deadlock appears. As a result one of the processes fails” –..
One of many useful features of JMeter is that almost all of the stuff that you can select/input in its GUI, you can also alter programmatically during runtime. Today, I will describe an example of this in context of downloading embedded resources for some of the requests. I will show why I had to go..
In this post I will share some performance testing experiences from executing formal software performance verifications in healthcare industry. This is how performance testing of a medical product resulting in an official report is called there. It is a bit different affair than testing in other domains. What is characteristic about the healthcare domain..
No, i’m not going to write about ecology today ?. Lately, I was asked to do a consultancy job and look at some JMeter performance testing scripts. One of the issues discussed, was how to ‘manipulate’ the results or to be more exact, how to turn a failed response into a successful, green one…
Welcome to Perftuned! Tadaaaa! Hello! Since this is the first post on www.perftuned.com let me just quickly set up the scene and tell you what kind of stuff can be expected to appear here in the future. Well…For sure you can count on whole bunch of topics related to software performance and performance testing..