Load testing scenarios and capabilities

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Cloud-based Load Testing

Load test your app with hundreds of thousands of users using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS).

Comprehensive testing capabilities

Comprehensive testing capabilities

Cloud scalable

  • Scale to hundreds of thousands of concurrent users, and generate hundreds of thousands of connections in minutes.

  • Cloud-based load testing leveraging the power of Azure is like having a whole performance lab at your fingertips.

  • Of course you can run your load test from on-premises agents too!

Cloud scalable

Generate load from multiple regions worldwide

  • Run tests from one of many global Azure datacenter locations to minimize latency and simulate users' real-world conditions.

Generate load from multiple regions worldwide

Deep analysis with rich diagnostics

Deep analysis with rich diagnostics

Free allocation and flexible low-cost pricing

  • Pricing is per virtual user minute (VUM) - a measure of how long your test is and how many users the test simulates.

  • You get a generous allocation of virtual user minutes free each month. See the VSTS Pricing page.

More information

If you prefer to run your tests in a local environment rather than in the cloud, see Load test with Visual Studio.

See also Manual and exploratory testing, Continuous testing, Unit testing.

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