Load Test Walkthroughs
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To determine how well software responds to various levels of usage, you can create and run load tests. To learn how to create a load test that contains either a Web performance test or a unit test, you can perform the procedures covered in the following walkthroughs.
Create a load test that includes a Web performance test: This walkthrough has dependencies on the steps in Walkthrough: Creating a Simple Web Application and Walkthrough: Recording and Running a Web Performance Test.
In these two dependant walkthroughs, you create a simple Web application and a Web performance test.
Create a load test that includes a unit test: This walkthrough has dependencies on the steps inWalkthrough: Creating and Running Unit Tests.
In this dependant walkthrough, you create a simple C# class library that contains a test project with some unit tests.
To learn the fundamentals of Web performance tests, you can step through a series of walkthroughs that demonstrate how to create a simple Web application and then how to create and modify a Web performance test for it.
Learn how to analyze the virtual user details associated with your load test.
Learn the procedures used to include test controllers and test agents to distribute the load test across multiple machines.