Software Performance Testing: A Brief Introduction and its Types

What is Performance Testing?

Objectives of Performance Testing

  • To see how an app or a website performs under varied load, that is stability to perform under various conditions.
  • Another reason to perform this testing by quality assurance and software testers is to check the responsiveness of an app or a website. In how much time does it respond to certain actions, that is its speed.
  • Next is to check how many users your app or a website can accommodate at a time, and is it a perfect solution even when you plan to expand your business. This is to check its scalability.

Types of Performance Testing

Load Testing

Stress Testing

Endurance Testing

Spike Testing

Scalability Testing



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