How is the user load adjusted for a load test with a goal based load pattern?

This post describes how the user load is adjusted when a load test scenario uses a goal based load pattern.    First of all, if there is a warm-up period specified, the goal based pattern does not apply during the warmup period.  Instead, the load test creates a temporary step load pattern that is used during the…


Hot fix available for think time bug introduced in VSTS 2008 SP1

There is now a hot fix available at for the bug introduced in VSTS 2008 SP1 where think times were being ignored during a load test for Web test requests that resulted in redirect responses (described in my earlier post: