11.2. Implementing a Real-World Client-Driver Approach

By this time, you've already selected and thoroughly tested your client-driver approach. By client-driver approach, I'm talking about the software and processes necessary to create a load on the system. Thus, for single-unit or single-user testing, the client-driver approach is inherently simple, because it relates only to a single client connection—whether that connection is physical (likely in this case) or virtual (less likely, given cost constraints). But for multiuser testing, the method selected to drive hundreds or thousands of users represents one of the biggest decisions made thus far.

11.2.1. Installing Core Client-Driver Support Infrastructure

Because it is one of the most critical ...

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