VS2010 – Load Test Network Emulation Profile

Monday, May 18, 2009

VS2010 – Load Test Network Emulation Profile In Visual Studio Team System 2008 we had Network Emulation but a simple one, lots of times customers asked me is this network profile also simulate downstream? and not only upstream also how to simulate Latency? Now we got a lot more properties in the new Network Network Emulation that will help us create more persist Network Network Emulation for our Load Test. Network Emulation Profile location for in house customizations: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\Templates\LoadTest\Networks Here is couple of new networks available in VS10: ...

How To Add File Upload To Team System Web Test

Sunday, March 29, 2009

How To Add File Upload To Team System Web Test May times people asks me how can I Upload File with Web Test, The first thing is to record the Web Test using “Web Test Recorder” or Fiddler. But when running the Web Test its fails in the Upload section. Why? Before understanding the problem let get familiar with “File Upload Parameter”     Right click on the required request and select “Add File Upload Parameter” Then you can add the field name and the file location. So why...

Running Unit Tests End With – “The specified module could not be found”

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Running Unit Tests End With - “The specified module could not be found” “The specified module could not be found. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007007E)” Some times your test relay on additional file that need to be in the same folder where Team System running the Test. Those files can’t be add into the GAC and you can’t copy them manually each time. So What Do Do? We need to use Deployment settings Deployment settings specify deployment location and any file to be deploy in the addition to the target assemblies...

Email Reporter: VSTS 2008 Load Test Plug-in

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Email Reporter: VSTS 2008 Load Test Plug-in Microsoft’s Visual Studio Team System Test Edition provides a powerful platform to perform high volume load testing. It also provides high end flexibilities to write and utilize external plug-in for extended functionalities. "Email Reporter: VSTS 2008 Load Test Plug-in" enables users to send the load test reports to one or more pre-configured email addresses automatically, once a VSTS Load Test is completed. This open-source load test plug-in also provides supports for customization by which you can customize the reported performance data. You can...
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This is Why Load Testing Is Important Not Just Before Release

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

This is Why Load Testing Is Important Not Just Before Release After a short conversation with one of my customers he told me that a month ago he invited a “Load Expert”  to perform load testing just before the company release the product. After the “Load Expert” exam the system he said every thing will be all right, 30 people is nothing I’m 99% sure nothing will happen. the customer asked him to perform the load test any way just to be sure… and the test passed just fine! Then I got a...

Functional Web Test – Part 1

Monday, December 22, 2008

Functional Web Test - Part 1 Lots of people working with Team System Web Testing for creating a automated tests for Web Applications. Web Test in Team System works on Requests, when your perform an action in a Web Site you send a request to the server. So while running your Test Case Web Test Recorder knows how to collect and save all those requests and parameters, and then he can run them again. So What is the Problem? Web Test is not testing the functionality of your Web Site! For Example My...

Add Internet Explorer 8.0, FireFox 3.0 and Google Chrome To Web Test Browser List

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Add Internet Explorer 8.0, FireFox 3.0 and Google Chrome To Web Test Browser List Visual Studio Team System 2008 gives as the ability to simulate our Web Test on specific Browser. We have variety of default browsers but not all! Today we have Internet Explorer 8.0, Firefox 3.0 and Google Chrome. Download below file and copy the new browsers to -\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\Templates\LoadTest\Browsers Download - Internet Explorer 8.0, FireFox 3.0 and Google Chrome browsers for Web Test Also you will have the ability to pick those new browsers in Load Test. Enjoy
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How is the user load adjusted for a load test with a goal based load pattern?

Sunday, November 23, 2008

How is the user load adjusted for a load test with a goal based load pattern? I found a great article wrote by Bill Barnett's talking about Goal Based Load using Team System. There are couple of great tips on how to config you load setting when using Goal Based Load and will help you to understand how Team System adjusted when a load test scenario uses a goal based load pattern. Enjoy. Thanks for Guy Kolbis for helping me to write this post better and decent.          

Load Agent and Load Controller Configuration Guide

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Load Agent and Load Controller Configuration GuidePublished On: Ed Glas's blog The Team Test Rig enables Team System users to run tests on one or more remote computers. A rig is made up of a single test controller and one or more test agents. The test controller can be installed on either one or two computers, and like Team Foundation Server, has both application and data tiers. A single test controller is used to coordinate the execution of multiple test agents running tests on multiple computers. Supported Operating Systems Hardware Requirements For the test agent, memory and CPU typically control how...
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Load Agent and Load Controller Installation Guide

Load Agent and Load Controller Installation Guide Published On:Ed Glas's blog Team Test Load Controller Installation Warning   Set up the Controller before setting up any agents. Note   Load controllers cannot be installed on domain controllers. 1. Start setup.exe located in the vs\controller folder. The Welcome to Setup page appears. 2. Click Next. The End-User License Agreement and Product Key page appears. 3. Review the End-User License Agreement (EULA) and select I accept the terms of the license agreement, if appropriate. 4. Enter the product key information and then click Next. The Destination Folder page appears. 5. Click Browse to select a different destination folder, or click Next to use the...
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