Using Relog.exe to Import Perfmon logs into a SQL Database, then use Excel Pivot Charts!

I have recently come across a scenario where a customer needs me to run a Performance Test of an Application but due security policies is not able (or doesn’t want) to provide Server-Level access to the Servers where the Application is hosted. Without the access a Visual Studio Load Test will not able to collect performance metrics…

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VS Load Test – Hierarchy of test metrics: Request/Page/Transaction/Test counters

When doing performance testing, one of the main metrics used to evaluate how the system is doing is throughput, throughput is the amount of traffic per time that the system is accepting. As throughput goes up, the system resource utilization also goes up, as well as the response times, at least at first. In Visual…

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Create custom Perfmon counters and update them from a CSV file using PowerShell

Adding Perfmon counters to a Visual Studio load test is useful to monitor remote host’s metrics such a usage of Processor, Memory or Local Disks. You can add these metrics to a graph and overlay Load Test metrics such as throughput or response times for analysis. When you have third party applications that need to be monitored,…

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Guide to get started with Visual Studio Web Load Testing and Automation

Applies to VS 2015 but other versions mentioned. This article provides consolidated information in a concise presentation for anyone who wants to start a web load test project using Visual Studio. You may have noticed that there is plenty of information on MSDN and visualstudio.com that tells you about cloud testing/on premises requirements, agents, controllers,…

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