Using C Macros in LoadRunner Vugen

This blog entry discusses the use of macros within VUGen. Macros can be used to make scripts more flexible and powerful, while saving scripting time.

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LoadRunner 12: New Licensing

This blog article discusses the new licensing model for LoadRunner 12, including the new “Community” license, which allows for 50 free virtual users and a Controller.

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LoadRunner 12: Manage Cloud Load Generators

This blog article discusses using cloud-based load generators within a LoadRunner scenario after configuring all the settings.

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LoadRunner 12: Configuring Cloud Load Generators

Let’s explore using Load Generators from the Amazon EC2 Cloud in LoadRunner 12. Many people have asked me about it, wondering about any “gotcha’s” that might be out there. I have found a couple. In this blog entry, I want to focus on the configuration and setup of LoadRunner.

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LoadRunner 12: Step-By-Step Installation

This is a visual walk-through of the LoadRunner 12 installation screens. This will allow you to preview installation so that you can know what to expect

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Preparing Applications For Heavy Load (online webinar replay)

The video replay and slide deck presentation for our 8/22/13 webinar on “Preparing Applications For Heavy Load” is now available via this blog posting. In this webinar we reviewed the importance of Performance Test planning and strategies to reduce the risk of your application failing under “point load” – expected or unexpected.

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Performance Testing 101: LoadRunner Scenario Design Approach

This is the sixth installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. In this segment, we talk about the LoadRunner scenario design approach. Users and vusers (virtual users) aren’t necessarily equal. LoadRunner has to run vusers and a translation needs to be done between real and virtual users

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Performance Testing 101: Business Process Profiles and Server Configuration Profiles

This is the fifth installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. In this segment, we introduce the concept of creating Business Process Profiles and Server Configuration Profiles to help organize and prioritize business processes used for automation, as well as documenting the server resources for the system under test.

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Performance Testing 101: Determining Peak Load – A Case Study

This is the 4th installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. We outline a case study about determining the peak load to help better understand the performance testing process.

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Performance Testing 101: Planning a Performance Test

This is the 3rd installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. We outline how to properly plan a successful performance test.

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