What is Performance Testing?

In this post, we will discuss what is performance testing.

You can check my previous testing articles on Tips For test case design, What is a need for System Testing? and What is Automation Testing?

In Performance testing we are checking we are concentrating on speed in processing of a software by checking below factors:

– Execution of as software under customer expected configuration and customer expected the load to calculate speed in processing, is called as Load Testing. Here load means a number of concurrent users using our software.

– Execution of our software under customer expected configuration and more than the customer expected the load to estimate reliability is called as Stress Testing.


– Execution of our software under customer expected configuration and sudden increments of load to estimate reliability is called as Spike Testing.

– Execution of our software under customer expected configuration and continuous load long time to estimate durability is called as Endurance/Durability/ Longevity Testing.

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