User (Andraz.Hvalica@marand.si.nospam) posted:
hmm ... you mean anything besides vu.pdf (VU language tutorial) and
Robot/TestManager tutorials? No ... but if there is another source for
functionality testing ... besides Rational's tutorial on SQA Basic and
Robot/TestManager - please post it
<vardhan@nhsi To: "SQA Suite Team Test Users"
03/14/2002 Subject: Performace Tesing...
Please mail me if anybody know the tutorial/source for performace testing.
Re: Performace Tesing...
User Joseph (email@example.com) posted:
First, a few words of advice . . .
Tutorials for performance testing are rarely useful as an introduction to
the practice. Practitioners can't even agree on the meaning - do we call
it load, or performance or stress testing? Then we quibble about the
precise definition. It's part art and part science - determining a
meaningful mix of transactions and inputs is at least as important as
executing tests and measuring resource utilization. The successful
performance testing practitioners that I know have learned the art from a
more experienced tester and from their own experiments and mistakes.
That said, I recommend that you search the web for performance tuning
tutorials. The steps that one takes and the means that one uses to
identify issues are very similiar to the steps that you will need to use
for your pperformance testing. The difference is that you need to design
and create a meaningful workload to generate measurement data with in
Here's an example tuning URL: http://www.iisadministrator.com/Arti...rticleID=16144
Take away points from the article referenced:
1) Understand your hardward and software - in detail.
2) A good performance study will answer a clearly defined question or set
Here are a few load testing URLs, though none are really extensive
Then click the [Load Testing of Websites] button.
You might also look at the web sights of vendors of performance testing
tools for white papers and other information. Along with Rationals site,
which you should try first:
http://www.rational.com, I recommend
- see their webinar "How to Configure, Execute, and Analyze Load Tests
and Mercury Interactive's library of white papers
Principal Consultant Software Testing
Fidelity Investments Systems Company
- Joseph Schlam