A Comprehensive Guide to Performance Testing

Efficiently develop a high-performing product for users by utilizing performance tests.

Businesses face a higher bar for application performance than ever before. Users will simply abandon a service that is not responsive enough. Performance testing enables teams to develop more efficient code that makes an application run smoothly.

Performance testing is a critical priority and an essential part of testing software. It helps companies avoid long load times or even crashes that lead to the unfortunate loss of users. With the increasing interactivity of applications and requests to them from users, the load on the server is growing and requires a high level of service. Performance testing has become one of the most important testing stages, allowing the emulation of user queries for comparison with performance indicators that affect the application’s stability and tolerance.

Various types of performance testing help to evaluate the behavior of the application for a given expected load and assess the behavior of the system when the standard load is exceeded. In this guide, we discuss the nature of performance testing, what it is, why it’s important, when to apply it, and the various types of performance tests.

Authored By

Ramin Mammadov

QA Manager

How can this guide help you?

  • Understand what performance testing is and why it’s important
  • Know when to run performance tests
  • Define the various types of performance testing
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A Comprehensive Guide to Performance Testing

Efficiently develop a high-performing product for users by utilizing performance tests.

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