Tag: Performance Testing Basics

Performance Testing vs Performance Engineering

Performance Testing vs Performance Engineering

Software Performance Testing and Software Performance Engineering are the two different sides of the same coin. Similarly, the roles and responsibilities of a performance engineer are different from a performance tester. Hence PTLC and PELC are defined to streamline the activities of Performance Testing and Performance Engineering respectively. Let’s try to understand the difference between Performance Testing and Performance Engineering…
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Basic Server Monitoring Counters

Basic Server Monitoring Counters

A typical e-business application’s server has some basic monitoring counters to check the performance of the app server, web server, and database server.

Error Graph

Error Graph

This is one of the basic graphs and frequently use to debug the performance bottleneck. Error graph provides details about the type of errors and the time when they occurred. Error graph could be the first point to kick-off the investigation of performance issue. It helps to categorize the error using response code. If the…
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Response Time Graph

Response Time Graph

Response time graph gives a clear picture of overall time including requesting a page, processing the data and getting the response back to the client. As per PTLC (Performance Test Life Cycle), the Response time NFRs should be discussed and agreed during the NFR gathering phase and then compared with actual response time which is…
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Performance Test Result Analysis - Intermediate Level

Performance Test Result Analysis – Intermediate

Moving to the next level named as Intermediate level of performance test result analysis; you will learn how to read the different types of graphs. In the previous post, you got a high-level knowledge of Performance Testing basic graphs which might help to build a strong platform of the result analysis. So, moving ahead, you…
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Performance Test Result Analysis - Basic Level

Performance Test Result Analysis – Basic

The primary goal of any performance testing is to provide a clear status on application performance and to identify the performance issues (if any). Performance Test Result Analysis is crucial because wrong prediction or a decision to go live with risk may impact revenue, brand, market perception and the user experience. Hence it is important…
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