PerfMatrix

Open Source Performance Testing Tool

Open-source Performance Testing tools are freely available and do not need any commercial license. These tools are easy to set-up rather than a commercial licensed tool but certain limitations are also associated with freeware PT tools. Refer to pros and cons for detailed information: Pros: No licensing cost Mostly tools are platform independent. Run on…
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Performance Testing Tool & Types

Performance Testing Tool is a special type of software application which is used to generate the virtual traffic (load) on the software system. This software system could be a website, a middleware or a mobile application. The main objective of the Performance Testing Tool is to find out the performance of an application in terms…
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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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