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…

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

There is now a hot fix available at http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=15510 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: http://blogs.msdn.com/billbar/archive/2008/08/04/bug-in-vsts-2008-sp1-causes-think-time-for-redirected-requests-to-be-ignored-in-a-load-test.aspx).  

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