Tag: Performance Testing Basics

Performance Testing Checklist

Performance Testing Checklist

Below is the performance testing checklist that can help you to conduct smooth performance tests without missing any important tasks before performing the test: Risk Assessment: Understanding the System Architecture Identification of Critical Business Flows Identification of In-scope and Out-of-scope components Deep understanding of all the in-scope components Understanding the impact of changes on all…
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Performance Testing Cheat Sheet

Performance Testing Cheat Sheet

This Performance Testing Cheat Sheet will help you to quickly revise all the critical performance testing terms in a simple way: Basic Performance Metrics: User Load Response Time Requests/Transactions per second Data Throughput Error Rate CPU Utilization Memory Utilization Disk Utilization Performance Test Type Early Performance Test (EPT): To measure system performance during the initial…
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Speed Index

Speed Index (SI) is a UI Performance Testing metric that calculates how quickly the content of the webpage is visually displayed to the end-users. Actually, the speed index is not a time-based unit. It is a score that represents the content loading speed of a web page. The lesser is the value of SI, the…
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Largest Contentful Paint

Largest Contentful Paint or LCP is one of the important metrics in UI Performance Testing. It provides the time when the largest element of the web page is loaded in the browser and ready to consume by the user. Also note that the LCP only counts the loading time of what is relevant to the user…
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First Contentful Paint

First Contentful Paint or FCP is one of the important metrics in UI Performance Testing. It provides the time when the browser renders the first bit of content like text, image, non-white canvas etc. It gives the first impression to the user that the page is actually loading. Behind the concept of FCP, there is another…
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First Paint – UI Metric

First Paint is a UI Metric denotes the time when the browser renders the very first pixels to the screen. In simple words, it refers to the time at which the first pixel renders on a screen after a user navigates to a web page. The browser can render anything that is visually different from what…
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