What is Scalability Testing?

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Scalability Testing is part of non-functional testing. It's an ability of network, process or a system to continue to function well. Its also a kind of performance testing, where tester focus on application behaviour while testing the application under excessive load. The purpose of performing scalability testing is to identify the reason where the application stops responding or adapting to the changes.
Scalability Testing Attributes:
  • Performance under load
  • Request and response of the web server
  • Memory and CPU usage
  • Network usage
  • Performance measurement on the basis of the number of users
  • A request, Transaction, and Execution time
  • Throughput
  • Screen transition
  • Response time

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