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Questions tagged [stress-testing]

Stress testing is a form of testing that is used to determine the stability of a given system or entity under load. It involves testing beyond normal operational capacity, often to a breaking point, in order to observe the results.

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.NET Core: Does sending the same request multiple times as part of a stress test/load test make the test unreliable?

I've got a .NET Core application that takes HTTP requests. I'm a little bored, so I decided to stress-test it using West Wind Web Surge, and putting an example request as the body. My question is, ...
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Is it reasonable to not have pass/fail criteria for a stress test

Just for clarity, the stress test I have written steadily increases the load on the system until it reaches a breaking point. It theoretically runs indefinitely, but as the system resources are finite,...
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what is the difference between Soak testing and Stress testing?

Can anybody explain the difference about soak and stress testing? I googled about them and found that both are about to test the software beyond its limits. Is it right for both testing strategies?
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Using JMeter with a utility that does not support proxies

Currently I'm checking some client and server software and I wish to expand the testing coverage for it. Specifically I want to increase the quality of the load and stress testing that is performed so ...