Chapter 7. Load Testing

Load Test for an application helps the team to understand the applications performance under various conditions. Different parameter values and conditions are used to test the application performance under load.

A Load Test can simulate any combination of user numbers, network bandwidths, web browsers, and configurations. In case of web applications it is always necessary to test the application with different sets of users and browsers to simulate the multiple requests that will be sent to the server simultaneously. The following figure shows a sample real-time scenario with multiple users accessing the website using different networks and different type of browsers from multiple locations.

Load Tests can also be used for ...

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