Running Load and Web Performance Tests

After you have created a load or a Web performance test, you can run it multiple times. This is a common practice for conducting trend analysis.



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Running load tests: You can run your load tests that contain Web performance tests, unit tests and coded UI tests and view the results while the tests run.

Running Web performance tests: You can run your Web performance test to identify performance issues and errors in your Web application.

Add profiling data to your Web application: The Profiling Tools that are included in Visual Studio Premium let developers measure, evaluate, and target performance-related issues in their code. For more information, see Analyzing Application Performance by Using Profiling Tools. With Visual Studio Ultimate you can run performance sessions on your Web application either using the Web Performance Test Editor or the Load Test Editor. To obtain the data that you need to analyze, you must first create a performance session and then run the session. The Performance Wizard lets you do both.

Running load tests with Team Build: You can add your Web performance and load tests to a test category. The test category can be configured so that it runs after a build has completed.

Before you can run a load test or a Web performance test, you must first create one. For more information, see Creating and Editing Load and Web Performance Tests.

When you create a load test, you can configure multiple run settings for it and select the one that you want to use when you run the load test. For more information, see Configuring Load Test Run Settings.

See Also


How to: Run a Load Test Containing Web Performance Tests that Collects ASP.NET Profiler Data


Testing Application Performance and Stress

Running Tests

Other Resources

Reporting Load Tests Results for Test Comparisons or Trend Analysis