Manas Maheshwari

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Announcing Public Preview for Performance/Load testing of Azure Webapp

Poor performance is one of the largest causes of lost business on the Internet. Companies are increasingly more concerned with losing business (like during the upcoming Holiday season) due to insufficient capacity sale and most/all development teams want to measure their applications performance BEFORE it hits production. With the newly ...

Get Application Performance Counters of your choice during load runs with Visual Studio Online

Goal of a load testing activity is to identify and fix performance bottlenecks. Visual Studio Online integrates Cloud Load Testing with Application Insights to give deep insights into performance and diagnostics data of your application which dramatically decreases the discovery and resolution of any issues discovered later. This article will...

Get Application Performance data during load runs with Visual Studio Online

[ New Update: Now you can collect performance counter of your choice to be monitored during the load run. Read more about it here ]   Goal of a load testing activity is to identify and fix performance bottlenecks. Visual Studio Online integrates Load testing with Application Insights to give deep insights into performance and diagnostics...

Using Visual Studio Online to Load Test the NORAD tracks Santa website

My name is Mauricio Avilés and I am a Test Consultant in the Microsoft Enterprise Services / IT Service Management Practice. I am part of a team of experienced consultants who specialize on all things testing related. In this post we will walk you through the way we used  Visual Studio Online (VSO) Load Testing Service to test the capacity ...

Load testing with Visual Studio Online – Launching Commercial Preview

As announced at Visual Studio 2013 launch, today we are launching the Commercial Preview for cloud-based load testing using Visual Studio Online (previously called Team Foundation Service). To get started, download Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 RTM. If you already have load tests that you run locally, you can run the same tests now ...

Using Internet Explorer 11 and not able to record a web performance test successfully?

Are you trying to add a recording to your Visual Studio Web Performance test with Internet Explorer 11 or Windows 8.1 (which uses IE 11) and are not successful in doing so?  The cause is IE 11 enables - Enhanced Protection Mode setting by default, which doesn’t allows Microsoft Web Test Recorder add-on to be enabled. Luckily, there is an ...