HTML Mode Vs URL mode of recording in HTTP/HTML protocol

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There are two recording modes available in LoadRunner to record the user actions of a Web Application. These are: HTML mode URL Mode HTML mode – In this mode of recording, each USER ACTION is recorded as a separate request.  This is also called as Context based recording of the Web Application. Assume a case […]

Loadrunner vs JMeter – feature comparison

This time I present a brief comparison of two load-testing tool: Loadrunner (as called “the industry standard load testing tool”) and its open-source “counterpart” the Apache JMeter. Why are exactly these two pieces compared? I made a quick research at indeed.com to find out the global demand on load testing Profollica professionals. We can conclude, […]

Loadrunner TruClient limitations

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Load testing of AJAX-based web applications will never be easier… that’s the message HP would have you believe should you encounter the marketing material provided by HP. In most situations the Loadrunner TruClient script type relieves the pain of scripting AJAX applications – making script authors forget the necessity of correlating AJAX parameters or separately having to code AJAX […]

AJAX TruClient Protocol – Tips and tricks

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Post publishing my articles the high level review on AJAX TruClient protocol of LR and incorporating basic functionalities in AJAXTruClient, I am receiving a number of messages, comments and queries via email and on LinkedIn. Most of the queries are related to implementations of basic functions in the scripts developed on TruClient. Through this article, I would resolve some of those […]

AJAX TruClient – Parameterization, Text Verification and Object Identification

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Everyday I see at least one discussion or thread related to Ajax TruClient protocol. Many performance engineers across the world are starting to use this protocol to test their web apps. Most of the questions on TruClient technology are based on three primary steps of scripting – Parameterization, Text Verification and Corelation. In this article, I will walk […]

HP TruClient A Review

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HP Ajax TruClient – A First Glance Review I’ve just seen a video of the HP TruCient.  Wow! I’m not a fan of HP – but this looks like an impressive piece of software engineering.  I’m pleasantly surprised that HP has given the space and room for an internal team to attempt something so innovative […]

AJAX TruClient – The next Revolution in Performance Testing domain

Last week, I had a chance to work on the AJAX TruClient protocol launched in the latest version of LR (LR 11). I was amazed to see a totally different manner of scripting followed with this protocol. The object identification technology made my scripting and debugging task a piece of cake. The non-requirement of dynamic correlation reduced the scripting complications and […]

Citrix Protocol on LoadRunner – Tips and Tricks Part 3

I’ve previously published two articles on Tips and tricks helpful to performance test Citrix applications with Loadrunner. The articles can be found here -> Citrix Protocol on LR – Tips & Tricks (Part 1) Citrix Protocol on LR – Tips & Tricks (Part 2) In this article, I will cover the following: Remotely managing hung […]

Citrix Protocol on LoadRunner – Tips and Tricks Part 2

This blog is continuation to my last blog ‘Citrix Protocol on LoadRunner – Tips and Tricks Part 1’. In this article, I will discuss  more tips that can be helpful when working with the Citrix_ICA protocol and LoadRunner. Number of vusers per LoadGenerator Machine: A LoadGenerator machine can run only a limited number of Citrix […]