Category: Performance Testing Type

Other Non Functional Tests

There are some more types of Non functional test which are considered as NPNFT (Non Performance Non Functional Tests) other than basic performance test. These are: Compatibility Test: Compatibility testing provides an ensure of compatibility of an application or a website with web browsers, hardware platforms, operating systems etc. This type of testing helps to…
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Step-Up Performance Test

Step-up Performance Test

What is Step-up Performance Test? The step-up performance test is helpful to identify the performance of a software system at varying load. Unlike the load test, the step-up test has multiple steady states in a single test. Due to multiple steady states, this test is also called as ‘Multi-level Load Test’. Step-up test starts with…
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Break-Point Test

Application Break Point Test

What is Break-Point Test? Application Break-Point Test helps to find out the breaking point of the application or server from performance testing perspective. This test is helpful to identify the maximum load-bearing capacity of the application. More likely some applications fail during stress test when the expected future load is applied on the server. If…
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Spike Test

Spike Test

YouTube Video: What is 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…
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Soak Test

Soak Test (Endurance Test)

What is a Soak Test or Endurance Test? YouTube Video: Soak (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…
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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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