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Jan 12

QTP “AddWastedTime” function

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QuickTest Pro Tips & Tricks: This article compliments the post “QTP Performance Testing for a Single User” found on my website.  During the process of logging how long a process takes, you may know that you have some processing time that you do not want to take into account.  You may have some “wait” statements […]

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Dec 11

QTP Performance Testing for a Single User

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Performance testing can be done with QTP, but in a limited scope – only from a single user standpoint, for functional testing.  Years ago when the “QTP VUser” for LoadRunner was introduced they incorporated the “start_transaction” & “end_transaction” functions.  These are used by LoadRunner for tracking performance timings for load testing, but you can also […]

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Mar 10

SDLC Hardware Environments

Category: ASI General, Configuration Management, LoadRunner, Quality Center, Software Testing, Test Management, Tools | Comments Off on SDLC Hardware Environments

This blog article might seem to many people as a very basic topic and the content obvious. However I’m surprised at how often I still come across technology departments that do not have proper hardware environments for software development that maintains code integrity, security, isolation and Production similar configurations. Let’s discuss the basic high-level configuration […]

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Mar 10

Load vs Stress vs Performance Testing

Category: ASI General, LoadRunner, Software Testing, Tools | Comments Off on Load vs Stress vs Performance Testing

This is the first part of my series on “What is QA really all about?”  I find that even today after all these years of sophistication in software development that organizations still don’t really understand what QA is really all about and what is truly involved in verifying that an application is ready for Production […]



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