How to Plan a Load Test

This task describes how to plan a load test.

  1. Analyze the application

    You should become thoroughly familiar with the hardware and software components, the system configuration, and the typical usage model. This analysis ensures that the testing environment you create using LoadRunner will reflect the environment and configuration of the application under test. For task details, see How to Analyze the Application.

  2. Define the load testing objectives

    Before you begin testing, you should define exactly what you want to accomplish. For task details, see How to Define the Load Test Objectives.

  3. Plan LoadRunner implementation

    Decide how to use LoadRunner to achieve your testing goals. For task details, see How to Plan the LoadRunner Implementation.

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