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STRESSTIMULUS 4.0 PART 2- Other enhancements

1.     More complete reporting. Transaction details grid, contains the following additional parameters   

  • Errors % - % of transaction iterations with at least one error
  • Timeouts % - % of transaction iterations where a timeout was registered for at least one request
  • HTTP Errors - The total number of errors registered during all iterations
  • Timeouts - The total number of timeouts registered during all iterations…

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Added by StimTech on July 24, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments

STRESSTIMULUS 4.0 PART 1 - Expanded monitoring

1.   Consolidated Runtime Dashboard. Runtime dashboard is integrated with the graphs to provide all test execution instrumentation and controls in one window. A user would not need to navigate to any other parts of StresStimulus during the test run. Also, instead of pop-up implementation, Runtime Dashboard is displayed in the main window without obstructing any visible information.…

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Added by StimTech on July 24, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

STRESSTIMULUS 4.0 INTRO

V 4.0 public beta was launched today. The purpose of the new version is to completely rework the StresStimulus monitoring and reporting component. 

The main improvements in the new version are:

  • More visually appealing and customizable graphs
  • More…
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Added by StimTech on July 24, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

StresStimulus is named one of the 3 Best Testing Tools of 2014 by Dr. Dobb's Journal

Today Dr. Dobb's Journal unveiled the results of its annual awards for best testing tools for developers. 

Our team was very excited to learn that StresStimulus won the …

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Added by StimTech on June 3, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

V3.7 UPDATE 2

The update released today includes the following enhancements:

1. Test wizard is expanded. Now the test wizard walks users not only through the test configuration and run, but also through the major  test results. Wizard steps are added:  summary report, page details, request details, VU details.…



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Added by StimTech on May 21, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

V3.7 UPDATE 1

The update released today includes the following enhancements:

1. Test wizard is expanded. Now the test wizard walks users not only through the test case configuration, but also through the major steps of test configuration and test run:

     a. Selecting load pattern and the number of users   …

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Added by StimTech on April 28, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

StresStimulus 3.7 Part 1 - Test Wizard

  1. Recording a test case is now initiated from the top node on test case tree. The wizard will present a choice of recording sources that includes:

    • all web browsers installed on the test machine (a)
    • a non-browser application (b)
    • a mobile device (c)

Select the recording source and click Record to start capturing your test…

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Added by StimTech on April 9, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

STRESSTIMULUS 3.7 - Intro

Jun 06, Update:  v3.7 went live today. In includes substantially expanded context- sensitive help linked with the new v3.7 Online User Guide

StresStimulus V3.7, released today substantially simplifies test case configuration. This result is achieved by two main factors: …

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Added by StimTech on April 9, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

STRESSTIMULUS 3.7 PART 2 - Other Improvements

  1. Killer autocorrelation. In v 3.7, the autocorrelation is completely re-engineered to find the majority of dynamic parameters automatically. It finds and correlates hidden dynamic parameters in the query string, body, header or restless URL in all web application platforms, including binary or XML messages. In simple and medium tests cases the entire parameterization is configured automatically. Up to 80% of time spent configuring complex test…
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Added by StimTech on April 9, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

V3.5: ANNOUNCING RELEASE, WHAT'S NEW, PRICING AND PROMOTIONS

We are excited to announce the release of v3.5 today. Hundreds of users worldwide joined the public beta during the last two months. We received dozens of improvement suggestions through the StresStimulus Community forum and privately. We appreciate all your feedback and thank you for your help in making StresStimulus better.

 

Beta Expiration: If you installed the beta, it will expire in the next several weeks. You can replace it with the…

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Added by StimTech on February 24, 2014 at 4:37pm — No Comments

V3.5 UPDATE 4

The update released today includes the following new features and enhancements:

 

1. More filtering options on the Test Case Tree. Filter Objects split button on the Test Case Tree lower toolbar, now has two filtering functionalities (see documentation):

a. Object types. The…

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Added by StimTech on February 19, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

V3.5 UPDATE 3 - emulating clicks on random links

The update released today includes the following new features and enhancements:

 

1. Extractor randomization to emulate clicking on random links. The occurrence property of text delimited and regular expression extractors can be now randomized. For example, if an extractor searches for a link on a page with up to 20 links, then Occurrence=2 will always return the second link for all VUs. To emulate clicks on random links, change the Occurrence Type property…

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Added by StimTech on January 31, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

V3.5 UPDATE 2 - Conditional Transactions

The update released today includes conditional transactions which allow conditional execution of certain parts of a test according to the custom logic. To create a conditional transaction, set a transaction's "Transaction or Loop Type" property to Conditional Transaction. 

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Added by StimTech on January 9, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

V3.5 UPDATE 1

The update released today includes the following enhancements:

 

1. Added an option to generate unique integer numbers. Previously, the data generator of integer numbers did not guarantee uniqueness and generated random, but not…

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Added by StimTech on January 6, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

StresStimulus 3.5 Part 1 - More Test Options

1. Loops. A Loop is a group of sequential requests or pages, requested multiple times within a test case iteration. Loops are implemented as extensions of transactions. Once a transaction is created, it can be converted to a loop by changing its "Transaction or Loop Type" property. Two types of loops are supported:

  • Unconditional Loops are repeated a specified number of times.
  • Conditional Loops have a condition, which is checked at the end…
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Added by StimTech on December 13, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

StresStimulus 3.5 - Intro

February 24, Update:  v3.5 went live today. In includes a context- sensitive help integrated with a complete online user guide for a quicker StresStimulus adoption path.

StresStimulus V3.5 public beta, released…

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Added by StimTech on December 13, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

StresStimulus 3.5 Part 3 - Floating license and Other Enhancements

1. Floating license (teamwork feature). In previous versions, StresStimulus supported Flexible Node-Locked license, where a serial number is activated on one machine at a time. It can be moved to a different machine with previous deactivation, but only one concurrent test can be executed. In Pro edition, tests must run from a single machine. In the enterprise/SP editions, the test can run from a single controller and multiple optional agents. In order to execute several…

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Added by StimTech on December 13, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

StresStimulus 3.5 Part 2 - Advanced Parameterization

1. Three controls for simpler request parameterization. Previous concept of Parameterization Grid and Parameterization Editor is reworked to achieve more functionality and consistency and remove several restrictions. Now you can parameterize requests by selecting one of three controls most suitable for a particular situation. Follow these steps:

  1. Select Parameters node in the Workflow Tree.
  2. Select a request on the Test Case Tree.
  3. Select a tab…
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Added by StimTech on December 13, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

V3.0 update #3

Update #3 released today will be the last update before the final 3.0 release, scheduled in two weeks. The following new features and enhancements are added:

 

1. Forms authentication dataset in one click. If you want to emulate virtual users utilizing different credentials, you need to use a data set storing usernames and passwords to parameterize login requests. You can create the Authentication Dataset by clicking a button on the toolbar in the Datasets section. If…

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Added by StimTech on September 27, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

V3.0 update #2

Update #2 released today includes new features and enhancements in the following categories:

UI improvements

1. Workflow of the load testing process is reflected in the UI. Navigation Tree is renamed to Workflow Tree and is adjusted to reflect 4 main steps in the load testing process:

  1. Build Test Case
  2. Configure Test
  3. Run Test (new node)
  4. Analyze Results…

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Added by StimTech on September 11, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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