Automating Custom Desktop Applications With Loadrunner

Automating Custom Desktop Applications With Loadrunner

Start With A Non-Standard Application I had to create a web virtual user script for a desktop application that made REST API calls to a Microsoft IIS web server over HTTP. The company had created a Microsoft C# EXE test harness, which made the calls automatically...

LoadRunner Analysis Tips and Tricks

LoadRunner Analysis Tips and Tricks

This is a classic session from my YouTube channel. I am demonstrating how I use LoadRunner Analysis to pull out the “truth” from the result of a performance test. Even though it is from 2016 and an older version of LoadRunner (version 12.53), I believe it...

Native Unix Monitoring in LoadRunner

Native Unix Monitoring in LoadRunner

I often encounter an age-old hassle over monitoring servers and infrastructure under test. Being a performance engineer, I need to see system resources for the application in real-time as a test is running. Sometimes the company does not know about all the...

LoadRunner TruClient Best Practices

LoadRunner TruClient Best Practices

A few weeks ago, I released the LoadRunner Best Practices for Scripting, Testing, Analysis, and Organization which you can find by clicking here. I received a lot of feedback from the community, and it went over pretty well. Someone requested that I create one for the...

LoadRunner Best Practices

LoadRunner Best Practices

I’ve been using LoadRunner since version 4.0 (wow, has it been that long already). Over the years, I’ve learned from the many mistakes made on prior projects and engagements. Many of my friends who are also performance engineers have learned some of the...

Performance Testing Allscripts SCM with LoadRunner

Performance Testing Allscripts SCM with LoadRunner

I’ve been using Micro Focus LoadRunner to do performance testing on Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) since version 4.5 in 2005. I have learned a lot over the years. As with many EHR/EMR applications, the deployment method is usually Citrix XenApp or...