A load testing solution for

web applications

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If your web application is to be used by multiple people
simultaneously, you need to load test it before going to
production.

Functional tests are not sufficient, because the application
behavior may be significantly different under the load.

A performance problem limiting the application capacity may be
related to any component: from web server to third party web
services. That is why it is important to create realistic load tests
with carefully emulated user sessions. This is the only way to
fully test the backend performance.

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Each test may have a more specific purpose, which will define
its type.
Performance: measures average response time, error rate, number
of transactions per second, etc.

Capacity: finds maximum number of users that can work with the
application concurrently.

Stress: checks the ability to return to normal operation after
experiencing exceptionally high load.

Volume: checks the ability to work with high volumes of data.

Endurance: checks the ability to stay loaded for a long time
without performance degradation.

Regression: ensures that each new version meets the performance
criteria.

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There is a wide range of tools and online
services that let you run all types of load tests.
Despite so many options, we believe that WAPT is the right choice
for a number of reasons:

• Ease of use
• Emulation accuracy
• Set of features and supported technologies
• Scalability for large tests
• Load generation performance
• Level of technical support

Let’s see how we achieve excellence in each of these points…

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You can design tests as easy as using a browser. Just navigate
through the web site to record a user session. WAPT will
replay it with thousands virtual users when running the test.

• No scripting is necessary.
• No programming background is required.
• The efficiency of your work is our priority.

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In thesession
Each same view
is recorded
you can to
select
a virtual
a request
user profile
and edit
asits
a sequence
parameters,
of
HTTP requests.
headers, page elements
You can browse
and otherprofiles
properties.
in the left view.

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The test may include different
profiles to emulate different
types of users.

The load is flexibly specified separately for each profile.

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Depending on the type of load the number of virtual users can change
throughout the test.

It can be
constant
(Profile1)…

Growing
(Profile2)…

Or periodic
(Profile3).

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Automatic handling of
cookies and standard
session-specific values will
produce correct emulation
of each user session.

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With couple clicks you can create data-driven tests by specifying
different names, passwords and input data for different users.

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Any session-specific values in the test can be parameterized
with help of the special WAPT functions.
You can extract values from server
responses to variables and reuse
them in subsequent requests.

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You can test secure HTTPs pages
and web sites requiring all types
of authentication and client
certificates.

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Test report contains comprehensive information on the system
performance: response times, throughput parameters, bandwidth usage,
errors rates, and over 20 other tables with data.

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You are not limited to viewing report tables with numbers. WAPT also
provides test results in form of charts updating at runtime.

You can analyze the dependence of any performance parameters from
the created load.

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The information on each HTTP request produced in the test can be
logged. This lets you fully analyze the conditions of any errors.

WAPT lets you
browse logs in a
special viewer,
where you can
easily navigate
between users,
sessions and
reported errors.

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To address the need for a more powerful, flexible and feature-rich
testing tool with additional integration capabilities, we offer the
professional version of our product. Due to the distributed
architecture, it can use several systems for load generation.

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WAPT Pro consists of the workplace component and multiple load
agents that can be installed in different network locations.

You can switch load agents and change the test load on the fly.

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Your web application may include multiple components, such as load
balancers, web servers, application servers, databases, etc.

When applying a load test to such a complex system, the classical
black-box approach will not always work. It is often required to
monitor the behavior of each system component under load.

WAPT Pro can use WMI and SNMP interfaces to collect the performance
counters values directly from one or more servers. It can also monitor
database performance for MS SQL, Oracle and MySQL.

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If your web application uses a complex client-server communication
scheme, it is not always possible to extract all session-specific values
from server responses with help of simple functions.

In WAPT Pro you can use
JavaScript code to calculate such
values. The code will be
executed inside each user
session.

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Web applications created with help of modern frameworks often use
complex data structures to pass information between the client and
the server.
To provide better support for
this, we offer a number of
extension modules for WAPT and
WAPT Pro products.

Each module adds features related
to a certain technology:

• Support for binary data formats;
• Visual representation of
embedded structures;
• Automatic parameterization of
protocol-specific data.

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The following modules are currently available:

Module for ASP.NET testing

Module for Adobe® Flash® testing

Module for JSON format

Module for Silverlight testing

Module for GWT testing

Module for binary formats

Module for SharePoint testing

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If you need to run a high capacity test with over 5,000 virtual users, you
have an option to use a special 64 bit load generation utility. It is capable
of emulating over 10,000 users with help of a single system.

x64 Load Engine works
with WAPT Pro and replaces
a regular load agent.

You can attach as many
engines as you need to
generate higher load.

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If you need to run a one-time test and do not want to purchase
permanent product licenses, WAPT Cloud is the best choice for you.
Available at $5 per hour, it will let you use the full functionality of WAPT
Pro and all extension modules.
You will not need to choose any components
and install them. The product is ready-to-use as
a preconfigured system image. You can connect
to it with Remote Desktop and run your tests.

To create greater test load you can use
additional Cloud Engines of different capacity.

All products are currently available on the
Amazon Web Services Marketplace.

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We do not simply sell software licenses. We see the
communication with each of our customers as a
process that starts before we make a sale and may
develop into any type of collaboration.

We provide free technical support on the product
functionality and general load testing practices. It is
fast and efficient, because we believe that this is what
you actually pay for when you purchase our products.

In addition, we provide consulting services, so you
have an option to fully outsource your load testing
tasks to us.

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Product documentation: from Quick Start Guide on the
main WAPT features to the complete online help.

Demo video on the product usage with step
by step instructions.

The “On Load Testing” blog: industry news, best practices,
product announcements and more.

Online forum: ask questions and share your
experience with other WAPT users.

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Thousands organizations from all around the
world have already chosen our products.

Our customers range:

• from financial to educational and
government institutions;
• from IT service providers to energy
companies;
• from small private businesses to
international corporations.

Our mission is to address the needs
of each of our clients and offer
quality products and services at
competitive prices.

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 You can download the latest versions of our
products from our web site:
http://www.loadtestingtool.com

 If you have any questions on our products or
services, please contact us at
support@loadtestingtool.com

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