QA EliteSouls Knowledge Base

All you need to know about our Online Performance Academy & other Technical Bits n Bytes !!

Early(Continuous) versus System Level Performance Tests in DevOps Environment

With enough of reactive performance management practices in traditional waterfall software development environment, Agile & DevOps environments gave birth to really proactive & early performance management practices. But with increase in Agile / DevOps environments, early performance...

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Pacing Time & Think Time Calculator

As a Performance Engineer, you should be already aware of basic Queuing Theory principles (or atleast Little's law) to validate the test / to calculate the expected throughput of a load test / to calculate Pacing time / Think time for executing load test that meets target throughput,etc. If not,...

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​Identifying peak traffic hour users from Google Analytics

Here is how you can identify the average number of users accessing the system during peak hour from Google analytics statistics. Pick up the peak traffic day statistics & capture the below metrics. Average Session Duration = 7minutes 54 seconds = 474 seconds Average Pages visited by...

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Tip for taking our Performance Test Practitioner Quiz

Appreciate your interest on our self-assessment Quiz. We noticed many of our new registrants are excited & took the quiz in hurry & quiz is in "IN Progress" status - DONT DO THIS. This quiz is compiled like a standard certification with 100 multiple choice questions which requires...

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Desktop Application Performance Testing

As we are so much used to test web applications using commercial / open source tools, we sometimes forget that we are testing at network communication protocol level. As web applications are usually HTTP or HTTPS, all performance testing tools readily supports this protocol. As we capture &...

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Web (client-side) Performance is equally important as Server Performance

With the onset of HTTP 2.0, there are lot of implications seen in web performance. Web application development (based on Web 2.0 & Web 3.0 standards) carrying more & more client-side functional logics to make it more dynamic, controversial & intelligent, the need for web performance...

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​Key focus areas during (early) Sprint level Performance tests

In Agile development environments, the focus on system performance during early development sprints gets kick started without pushing performance testing to the end (hardening sprint) waiting for the complete system to be ready. There is no standard approach followed to specify the performance...

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Is it possible to run high user load test from less number of virtual user licenses?

To know the answer, first let’s understand what is the important of ‘Think time’. Think Times are necessary in Performance Test Scripts to bring in realistic end user simulation. We all know that Think time is the time spend by the end user in thinking and entering the user inputs before...

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​Why workload arrival rate does not always linearly increase with User Load

If you know Little’s law, you are already very near the answer. In a closed system (performance test environment), every virtual user fires the next request only after receiving the response for previous sent request. If the system response time increases, time taken fire the next request will...

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Simple Tips for Running Right Realistic Performance Tests

Believe me Performance Testing can be 100% waste of time & money if performance tests are not realistic. Always remember that Performance testing tool is a just a enabler to generate multiple user load traffic on the application under test. But if the traffic created by the load testing tool...

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