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BluePrint: Load Test

The tests are located in modules/tests/load

Load Test Parameters

Load Tests can be developed for different


Which template is being tested

Number of Users

The number of simultaneous users who will be using the


  • 20% create_staff
  • 40% search_staff
  • 40% report_staff

Number of Records

Server Being Testing

This should be defined in the Use Case file, but there should also be deployment setting which can be an override for ALL use cases.

Load Test Files

Use Cases

modules/tests/use_cases/ Load tests can be run for a number of different use cases. Each use case will specify the exact parameters for the load test

Template Helper Files

modules/tests/helpers/templates/ These will be template specific files that record the template specific static files to be downloaded on each page.

Session Files


Helper Files

modules/tests/helpers/ Requests which will be common to many tests.
These can be reused in multiple sessions.

  • login requests will be common to all tests which require login

Data Files

modules/tests/load/data Scripts to create additional records to test the load with a large number of records. This will both add records directly to the database to test the server with a large number of records as well as create a CSV file of records which can be added by load tests.

Load Test Process

1. Config Load Test

2. Create Records

3. Run Load Tests

4. Report Results


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