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Performance testing without simulated load

Posted in Load testing,Software testing by testing in London on August 28, 2009

From Sys-Con

Performance testing does not require simulating load, or the process of testing your site under the simulated condition of many people hitting it at once. When you introduce load, you begin to test the scalability of a website and not the “pure” performance. Scalability tests are important, but when your focus is strictly improving site performance, load testing should not be used when collecting measurements.

Testing peformance with simulated load

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