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Performance Testing with VSTS

( Duration: 3 Days )

The Performance Testing with VSTS training course is designed to familiarize testing professionals with the basics & advanced concepts of performance testing with Microsoft Visual Studio. Testers can build, enhance, and run performance test scripts in Visual Studio. The focus is on the practical application of the Visual Studio load tests to resolve common performance testing challenges.

By attending Performance Testing with VSTS workshop, delegates will:

  • Learn introduction to Coded Web Tests and the ability to programmatically extend the capabilities of Web Tests
  • Enhance Web Tests to use variable data Context Parameters, create user-defined timers using transactions, correlate system-generated values with extraction rules, and detect. application failures using validation rules
  • Design and execute multi-user tests
  • Perform root cause analysis using Visual Studio Analysis

  • Experience and/or knowledge of performance testing methodology and solutions
  • Experience and/or knowledge with a previous automated performance testing tool recommended

This Performance Testing with VSTS class is intended for:

  • New users of Visual Studio who need to test .NET and Web applications
  • Quality Assurance practitioners, managers, or team leaders who are responsible for interacting with the testers or who need to ensure that the tools are being implemented fully and appropriately



Performance testing Basics

  • Basics of Performance Vs Load Vs Stress Vs Volume testing
  • Analyzing Performance Criteria
  • Design Performance tests
  • Identify Performance Parameters (Response time, throughput, memory, CPU utilization) etc
  • Creating Performance Test Plan
  • Setting up the environment (Servers, load, browsers, time and locations)
  • Reporting, Baselining the report

Understanding the web tests

  • Introduction
  • Coded Web Tests

Creating & Running web tests

  • Recording the web test
  • Editing the web test
    • Adding new request
    • Properties
    • Request Sub items
    • Transactions
    • Comments
    • Context Parameters
    • Parameterization
    • Extraction Rules
    • Validation Rules
    • Setting Think time
    • Setting up SLA
  • Credentials set up
  • Data driven tests
  • Debugging a web test
  • Running a web test

Working with Load Tests

  • Understanding the load test
  • Creating the load test
    • Set up load test, run time settings
  • Load Test Results repository
  • Running the load test
  • Load test summary

Controllers, Agents & Rigs

  • About Controllers, Agents & Rigs
  • Add an Agent to a controller
  • Administer a test Rig
  • Run a test on a Rig

Advanced Topics

  • VSTS New Features
  • Load test plug-ins
  • Troubleshooting the load tests
  • Troubleshooting Controllers, Agents & Rigs
  • Error Handling
  • Enabling IP Switching
  • Monitoring System Resources
  • Analysing Root Cause Analysis

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