Category: Performance Testing Basics

Spike Test

Spike Test

What is Spike Test? Spike Test refers to a performance test which simulates a sudden high load on the server for a shorter period of time. This is a type of non-functional test which helps to identify the behaviour of an application or software system when an unexpected huge load arrives. The outcome of the…
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Soak Test

Soak Test (Endurance Test)

What is a Soak Test or Endurance Test? Soak Test is a type of non-functional test which helps to identify the memory leakage into the software system. Another name of the Soak Test is ‘Endurance Test’. In the soak test, a significant load is applied on the server for an extended period of time. Generally,…
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Stress Testing

Stress Test

What is Stress Test? Stress Test is a type of non-functional test which verifies the performance of an application or software system at futuristic load. The futuristic load is a predicted load which should be handled by an application in the future with existing software and hardware.  The defined load for a Stress test is…
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Load Testing

Load Test

What is Load Test? Load Test is a type of non-functional test which verifies the performance of an application or system under a peak load condition. Load Test also validates the resource usage, stability and reliability of the software system under peak load. What is Peak Load? Peak Load is the highest load identified during…
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Performance Testing

What is Performance Testing?

What is Performance Testing? “Performance testing is a systematic testing approach to validate the performance of an application under load.” In the above definition, two important words appear. One is ‘Performance’ and another one is ‘Load’. The word ‘Performance’ refers to the behaviour of an application in terms of responsiveness and stability. The other word…
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PerfMate - Your Performance Testing Virtual Tutor

PerfMate – A Virtual Performance Testing Tutor

Who is PerfMate? PerfMate is a virtual performance testing tutor at PerfMatrix site. He will teach you the concept of Performance Testing and Performance Engineering. He will also help you to learn the basic tools of Performance Testing like LoadRunner, JMeter etc. PerfMate has an expertize to provide the tips and tricks related to Performance…
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