VS 2010 Ships!

I am happy to say that VS 2010 is generally available starting today! Go to the Visual Studio home page for information. As you are probably aware, we put a huge investment in our testing products into this release. I outlined the new features with my post Elevating the Role of the Tester with Visual…

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…


Codeplex.com Load Test Reports updated

One of our load test partners, Aztecsoft, recently updated the load test reports on codeplex. The updates provide improved run maintenance and the ability to plot counter values against load. It is great to see this contribution from the community! Also thanks to Sampath Kumar for guiding the changes through to release. Ed.


Build customized load test reports

The load test reporting project on http://CodePlex.com/LoadTestReports has been updated with terrific new capabilities. A new report builder enables you to build reports in MS Word or HTML format, and customize the output. You can select different counters to display, and add comments to each section of the report. You can also compare counters from…


SharePoint Load Tests

The MOSS perf team (I think it stands for Microsoft Office Server System) just released sample web tests and load tests for testing Windows SharePoint Services, Office SharePoint Server, and Excel Server. The samples are on CodePlex. Even if you are not testing sharepoint, you might want to check them out. They use some nice…


Load Agent Install Guide

Here is the install guide for the agent and controller. It contains a bunch of useful sizing and configuration information, describing for example the different kinds of machine configs we support with VS, Controller, and Agent. This will be available on MSDN the next time we do a doc refresh.  Visual Studio Team Test Load…