A Methodology to Support Load Test Analysis

Date Added: May 2010
Format: PDF

Performance analysts rely heavily on load testing to measure the performance of their applications under a given load. During the load test, analyst strictly monitor and record thousands of performance counters to measure the run time system properties such as CPU utilization, Disk I/O, memory consumption, network traffic etc. The most frustrating problem faced by analysts is the time spent and complexity involved in analysing these huge counter logs and finding relevant information distributed across thousands of counters.