Posts Tagged ‘Tutorial’

Using Regular Expressions in LoadRunner

Posted on February 10th 2010 by Joel Deutscher

It has previously been identified how to enable Regular Expressions in LoadRunner. A big thanks to Charlie, Tim for getting this working, and Dmitry for proposing the challenge.

In this post, I am to going demonstrate a practical use of bolting the regular expression engine ontop of LoadRunner. After all, it is more effort than LB/RB. So why go to all the trouble? Hopefully the following example will demonstrate a scenario where regular expressions can be invaluable.
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Using Logparser with Perfmon logs

Posted on February 8th 2010 by Joel Deutscher

Logparser is an extremely useful tool for processing perfmon counters. It provides the ability to query text-based data such as log files, XML files and CSV files. This post will show you how to take a perfmon produced CSV file, and perform basic analysis on the results using logparser.

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Performance Testing LDAP – Basics

Posted on February 5th 2010 by Joel Deutscher

LDAPA while back, I took some time to familariase myself with the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) from a performance testing standpoint. The following post is the outcome of that investigation and can provide a technical starting point for performance testing LDAP . It is not designed as a definitive reference and I implore you to submit corrections and improvements in the comments.

This post discusses several methods for testing the LDAP protocol using LoadRunner, one using JMeter, and a final using a PHP harness.

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