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Load testing and continuous integration for Agile and non-agile environments

(This post was written by Gal Shadeck and Yuriy Pavlovsky from the LoadRunner R&D team)

 

As more and more software companies and departments switch to Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices, it becomes crucially important to integrate load and performance tests into the process. Developers and DevOps engineers must make sure that each new build which goes directly to QA, or even directly to the end user, doesn’t introduce performance regressions. Additionally, it’s sometimes important to include existing unit tests in load-testing scenarios, or perform additional analysis on unit test execution.

 

Continue reading to find out about the new features in LoadRunner 11.52 that are aimed at continuous execution of performance tests and integration with unit testing frameworks.

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