Part1: Are Your E-Commerce Sites and Apps Ready for Black Friday 2021?

To suggest that the Black Friday and Cyber Monday events in 2021 will be outstanding for e-commerce firms is an understatement. Signals indicated in that direction even before COVID-19's technological and economic impacts were evident. So eCommerce sites load testing is crucial action. A lot has changed dramatically since the pandemic began, especially since the virus pushed the majority of the globe online. Given the uncertain environment, predicting what to expect in terms of Christmas shopping in 2021 is like to solving a conundrum without all the parts. Many businesses will begin advertising online purchases and attractive offers sooner [...]

By |2021-09-30T11:32:09+03:00June 22nd, 2021|

Loadium Capterra Reviews

Loadium’s 15th Review on Capterra Garners Perfect 5-Star Rating Another review, another perfect 5-star rating! That's the kind of performance testing services you get when you collaborate with a product like Loadium. Our team is full of capable and passionate individuals who are always looking for creative ways to tackle your challenges and provide amazing solutions that fit your needs. This specific review is about an e-Commerce development project for a retail company. Our team provided support and consultations in order for the client to improve their performance and load testing  processes. Some of the main deliverables are as [...]

By |2021-09-30T11:04:20+03:00June 17th, 2021|

Application Performance Management (APM) Tools

Load test and performance test allow you to see the status of your services and the bottlenecks of these services, if any. In addition, Application Performance Management Tools (APM) provide you with database operations in your services, response times of your APIs, etc. along with many parameters where you are having trouble in details. At Loadium, we offer the support of New Relic and AppDynamics APM tools.  WHAT IS THE APPLICATION PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT?   APM enables business-critical applications to monitor performance metrics, receive timely alerts in case of performance issues, and generate reports for periodic performance analysis. In this way, it facilitates [...]

By |2021-10-19T16:53:16+03:00June 10th, 2021|

On-Premise vs Cloud-Based Load Testing

There are many different testing techniques you can apply to your application under test (AUT). Some tests are categorized under functional tests whereas some of them are classified as non-functional tests. Load Testing is one of the most important non-functional testing disciplines. There are many names defining that activity, some call it “Load Testing”, some call it “Stress Testing”. While they all have different approaches while executing the tests, the general purpose is mostly the same. They aim to define how the software application behaves under specific load simultaneously or a continuous amount of time. By doing so we find the bottlenecks of [...]

By |2021-09-29T16:49:04+03:00May 31st, 2021|

Performance Testing Behind Firewall: On-Premise Load Testing

Load testing and Performance testing are important for discovering bottlenecks in your system and determining the load capacity it can handle. Most of the time, it is necessary to carry out these tests behind the firewall of companies for data privacy and security. Loadium provides On-Premise Load Generator solution to run performance testing behind firewall. What is On-Premise Load Generator? Our service that creates the load on the servers in your tests with Loadium is called Load Generator. In standard tests, Load Generator is located on Loadium servers. It runs the tests in its environment and creates [...]

By |2021-09-29T15:59:02+03:00May 25th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Why Test Automation is Necessary?

Any company that is developing a software product should perform testing. Testing is an important part of product development, particularly when it comes to ensuring quality. Many small and mid-sized businesses neglect research, despite the fact that it is important for producing a reliable product. It's important to have tests in place, but it's also important to know how to run them. At all times, manual testing should be minimized. Furthermore, test automation enhances overall software development performance and allows for the creation of more robust tools. Manual testing is favored by some firms, but it is not the best [...]

LOAD TESTING BEST PRACTICES FOR BLACK FRIDAY

As Loadium, we have gathered the load testing best practices for you under this article. Black Friday is considered to be the busiest shopping day of the year and each year, online retail sales reach significant increase. But It is always like a nightmare for retailers and makes them fret about reaching expected revenue. Next Black Friday is one year from now, and this is the perfect time to analyze what happened, learn from mistakes and make your website ready for the peak season crowds. WHAT IS LOAD TESTING? Load testing is a kind of non-functional software testing that measures [...]

Functional Testing with Loadium & Apache JMeter

Functional Testing Functional Software Testing is the technique used to test the features and functionality of a system or software. Functional testing aims to answer questions like "can the user do this?" or "does this feature work?". After this brief definition, let's answer questions such as; “What is a functional test with JMeter?”, how it can be done effectively. Functional test sample with JMeter Functions to be tested.Github.com's home page and login page. In order to prepare a test scenario in JMeter, we must first test the scenario in a Web Browser, capture the requests made with our browser's [...]

Websocket with Apache JMeter

It's apparent that the usage of Websocket has expanded greatly in recent years, and its reliability is expected to be high since it mostly carries crucial information to clients. Hence, testing their durability and reliability has become more important. It is possible to execute performance tests on Websockets with Apache JMeter by using "Websocket Samplers" plugin developed by Peter Doornbosch. Websocket Samplers Plugin Let’s take a look at the plugin first. You can find the plugin here: https://jmeter-plugins.org/?search=websocket-samplers Once you install the plugin, you will get 7 new Sampler elements: Websocket Close Closes the current Websocket connection Websocket Open [...]

By |2021-09-30T12:02:26+03:00October 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Handling Error Messages of JMeter Tests in Loadium

Errors found during testing is a part of the process, tests are done to find them after all. After finding an error, understanding its reason is crucial. Some errors are easy to understand and recognize if they reveal themselves clearly, but sometimes errors are hard to detect and if their reason isn’t clear it might even lead to more confusing results. There might be several reasons for an error to occur. It could be due to a logical error in the script, or while the script is doing its work properly, server might mess up when processing it. JMeter has [...]

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