Load testing is not bombarding the system with concurrent users

You cannot apply the thinking of testing a typical web site to that of a web application. The former has only two operations – GET and PUT whilst a web application offers set of features each one being a collection of GET and PUT.

This uses the analogy of road traffic to illustrate this simply. Written by T Ashok for Aug 2014 issue of Tea-time with Testers eZine, this was inspired by a discussion with the senior management of company of how to test their innovative application suite that transforms human capital.

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