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This course teaches students the fundamentals of performance testing using HP LoadRunner. By the completion of this course, students will be able to utilize LoadRunner’s features to automate performance / load tests.

Day -1
Planning an Effective Load Test
What is performance testing
Fundamentals behind performance Testing
Define measurable goals for testing
Gather information before testing
Document and organize system information
Cookies and Sessions
Recording
Structure the script based on planning
Use VuGen to record a Vuser script for Web environment
Describe HTML and URL recording levels
When to use HTML and/or URL recording levels
Playback
Identify the appropriate Web Run-time settings to set
Configure Web Run-time settings to run the script
Verify Vuser script functionality in VuGen
Actions and Transactions
Create multiple actions in a Vuser script
Configure actions to achieve load testing goals
Add Transactions to measure response times
Parameters
Solve playback problems by parameterizing the script
Checkpoints
Identify visual cues to check for during load testing
Add Text Checkpoints during and after recording Day -2
Correlation During and After Recording
Correlation after recording
Use the Scan for correlation tool
Correlate data during recording
Define rules for correlation in Recording Options
Enable correlation during recording
Introduction to Scenarios
Explain elements that make a LoadRunner scenario
Identify different types of scenarios
How to choose the scenario
Present the basic steps for creating a scenario
Using Run-Time Settings
Script and Scenario Run-time settings
Configure Run-time settings in the Controller
Scenario Execution
Prepare for a scenario run
Identify techniques to efficiently run a scenario
Scheduling Scenarios
Scheduling by group and by scenario
Prepare VuGen User (Vuser) initialization
Configure duration scheduling
Configure scenario ramp up and ramp down
Results Analysis
Value of root cause analysis , resource Bottenecks, code loops
Diagnose errors with LoadRunner Application and Architecture
Meaningful interpretation of LoadRunner graphs
Case Study
Post Training Assessment Test (30 min)
Assessment Discussion
* Note: We are open for any customization to course contents.


Q: When are the courses held?

A: The courses are scheduled monthly throughout the year.

 

Q: What do I take away from the course?

A: As well as the skills to use the product, you also receive a comprehensive workbook and a certificate of attendance.

 

Q: Do I get a course manual to keep?

A: Yes, you receive a comprehensive workbook.

 

Q: Where are the classroom training courses held?

A: The courses are all held in Parramatta, Sydney.

 

Q: Is the training practical or theory based?

A: Both. All of our course combine practical demonstrations and theory. You will have a sole use of a laptop throughout the course and can practice what you have learnt at the end of each chapter.

 

Q: Do I need to bring a laptop?

A: Yes, it is required to help you start from scratch on your own machine.

 

Q: Is there an exam?

A: You do not sit an exam at the end of the course.

 

Q: What qualification will I get?

A: You will receive a certificate of attendance.

 

Q: Do I need any previous practical experience?

A: This depends on the course you choose to take. All of our Introductory and Complete courses require no prior knowledge. If you are considering attending an Advanced course, but have not sat the basic course, then you will be expected to have relevant practical experience in the tool.

 

Q: Do you offer on-site training?

A: Yes, all of our courses can be delivered as on-site courses. We provide all laptops, projector, workbooks and certificates. Please call us on +61 (02) 86773409 for a quote. We can also deliver on-line training just for your company with a schedule to suit you.

 

Q: Do you offer post course support?

A: Yes, in two ways; firstly, all our trainers can help with initial queries you may have when using the tools post-course via email. Secondly we also provide short-term on-site internship.