Using Shared Data Server (SDS) for Test Control Ramp-Up Control

Stress Testing

In this post I will explain how to use Facilita Forecast Shared Data Server (SDS) to control user ramp-up  whilst executing a  Load  Test. Two occasions come to mind where this may come in useful: You need to find a breaking point, but you would like to have fine grained control of user ramp-up. E.g. […]

Using Shared Data Server (SDS) for Test Control – Individual User Control

stopping users performance test

Facilita Forecast: I will kick off my series of SDS centric posts with how to use this service for individual user control. There may be an occasion that you have to stop one or several users because they have failed or are performing actions that are interfering with other virtual users; making your test invalid. […]

Automatic transaction and timing name prefixes

In this post I will explain how to set up automatic transaction prefixes depending on various situations. First let’s describe a situation where this would be needed. Imagine that you have several groups of users that use the same sub-sequence of scripts, e.g. Login scripts. Even though transactions are the same you may want to […]

Re-initialising Facilita Virtual Users

This article will explain how to gracefully re-use Facilita Forecast Virtual Users that exit in the initial workflow stages. The main notable benefit being you can better utilise the licensed capacity of your virtual users.  You may run into a situation where you encounter a decision that  is dependant on actions your script performed in […]