New Web and Load Test Features in Beta2

In beta2 we added a number of new minor features, and a couple of major ones. We also changed our licensing model, which you can read about here. Here is a list of the minor features we added, along with a brief description of each. The last one in the list, compare two runs in…

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Getting Started with Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2

As you are probably already aware, Visual Studio Beta 2 is now available for download, see the landing page here. For load testing, you will need to download and install: Visual Studio Ultimate Beta 2 (x86) Visual Studio 2010 Team Agents Beta 2 (x86) Ultimate is the new equivalent of Team Suite, and contains Web…

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Introducing the Microsoft Visual Studio Load Test Virtual User Pack 2010

In Visual Studio 2010, we are changing our load test licensing model. In VS 2005 and VS 2008, we shipped the load agent, which was licensed by CPU on the machine generating load. In Visual Studio 2010 we are changing our license model to a virtual user based model. This new license model offers a…

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Using The Virtual User Activity Chart to Understand the VS Load Engine

In dev10 we’ve added a new Virtual User Activity Chart that shows virtual user activity. Each row on the chart is a virtual user. Covering the Basics of the Chart See Sean Lumley’s post VSTS 2010 Feature- Load test virtual user activity visualization to see an over view of the Virtual User Activity Chart. Below…

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