Scripting RMI with Loadrunner VuGen 9.5x and 11

Performance test RMI

The Java Remote Method Invocation (RMI) is a Java application programming interface that supports an object-oriented way of  remote procedure calls (RPC). In this article I show you two ways to create performance tests scripts with Loadrunner for RMI-driven applications. As RMI is a Java-specific protocol, the Java vuser or the Java Record replay protocols mush […]

Creating Custom Metric Graphs with HP Loadrunner

perfcenter-userdatapoints

This post will describe how to create your own custom metric graphs in HP Loadrunner. Using the Analysis tool you can view the standard metrics of a Load Test. But you can also use the VuGen scripts to report your own numbers as ‘User Data Points’ and feed them into the Analysis component. Let’s assume you […]

Custom LoadRunner Transaction Reporting

This article will detail a means of reporting on long-running, problematic transactions using a custom C function. If you discover a particular transaction that appears to have a high deviation of response time (for example through its standard deviation or percentile profile), you’ll probably want to find out what’s causing it. For example, you might […]

Customisation of LoadRunner Transaction Names

This article will detail a better way of defining and coding for Loadrunner transactions. Script transaction names should ideally take a common, easily understandable format in order to ease debugging and test analysis activities. Consider the following three transaction names in a Web (HTTP/HTML) search script for a Web application: ClickSearchPage ClickSearchButton ClickRandomItem Whilst these […]