Introduction to Performance Testing

Trainer: Morgan van Dyk

 
 
03 October 2022 - 31 January 2023

Introduction to Performance Testing

Live Online Training

$ 999.00 excl. VAT

08 May 2023 - 11 August 2023

Introduction to Performance Testing

Live Online Training

$ 999.00 excl. VAT

 

Performance Testing Course

Is your organization suffering from performance issues in your application? Do you see a need for performance testing in your overall testing strategy, but you have no idea where to start and how to approach this?


You're not alone. Performance testing is a deeply technical skill that unfortunately is often overlooked during software development and testing. This course is the perfect start for teams and individuals that want to learn how to add performance testing to their software testing approach and their skill set. Through guided, hands-on exercises you'll learn how to set up and execute performance tests and analyze the results, setting you up for performance testing success.


What will you learn?

  • Introduction to performance testing
  • Creating load profiles
  • Introduction to JMeter
  • Creating GUI performance test scripts
  • Creating API performance test scripts
  • Managing performance test data
  • Creating and verifying performance metrics
  • Analysing and reporting on performance test results

The course will give you a solid introduction into the fascinating world of performance testing. Using the industry-standard JMeter tool, you will learn how to set up and run performance tests, as well as how to analyse and interpret performance testing results and how to report them.

Who should attend?

  • Functional testers who wants to advance their performance testing skills.
  • Software developers who wants to learn how to performance test their code.
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This course includes:
50 hours of training 50 hours of training
Mentoring & collaboration with technical experts Mentoring & collaboration with technical experts
15+ teaching resources 15+ teaching resources
12+ practical exercises 12+ practical exercises
Supporting documentation Supporting documentation, slides, videos and other reference materials
Certificate on completion Course certificate upon successful completion of the course

What will you learn?

  • Introduction to performance testing
  • Creating load profiles
  • Introduction to JMeter
  • Creating GUI performance test scripts
  • Creating API performance test scripts
  • Managing performance test data
  • Creating and verifying performance metrics
  • Analysing and reporting on performance test results

The course will give you a solid introduction into the fascinating world of performance testing. Using the industry-standard JMeter tool, you will learn how to set up and run performance tests, as well as how to analyse and interpret performance testing results and how to report them.

Who should attend?

  • Functional testers who wants to advance their Performance Testing skills.
  • Software developers who wants to learn how to Performance Test their code.
Morgan van Dyk

Meet the Trainer

Morgan is a professional Principal Consultant with more than 17 years of experience in the testing industry. He is trained in both automation and performance testing and passionate about DevOps. Morgan has spent some time as a DevOps technical coach and is fluent in most of the open-source and preputial testing tools. Morgan has also headed non-functional teams and created strategies for a host of industries.

- Morgan van Dyk

Course Outline

Course Outline

Frequently asked questions
  • Can I pay for the course in instalments?

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    Yes. An invoice detailing the instalment terms will be sent to you after you register for this course.


  • On which days and at what time does the course run?

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    We try to accommodate everyone’s schedule, however, the course generally runs from 3pm to 6:30pm on weekdays.


    Ad hoc sessions with the instructor can also be booked by arrangement.


  • Do I need any programming experience?

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    No prior exposure to object-oriented programming is required for this course.


  • Do I need any special equipment or software?

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    You do not need any special equipment, however, an external mouse and a second screen will be helpful.


    This course only uses freely available and open source software, so no additional investment is required. Detailed instructions for installing this software and preparing your system for the course will be sent to you well in advance.


  • Will the training sessions be recorded?

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    Yes, each session is recorded and made available to you afterwards. If you have a problem with being recorded, we can make arrangements so that everybody is comfortable to attend and participate in the course.


  • Will I need to write an exam?

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    Practical exercises are a big part of this course, both during the sessions as well as take-home exercises in between sessions. At the end of the course, you will be required to complete a capstone assignment which assesses your grasp of everything that has been covered in the sessions. No theory questions will be asked.


  • Will we have FUN on this course?

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    Yes, indeed this is the intention. Our trainers are not only excellent practitioners in their field, they also have extensive experience in transferring their experience and knowledge to others in a pleasant and comfortable manner. They also enjoy sharing many amusing and illuminating anecdotes from their careers to-date.


  • What tools will we use in the course?

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    The course is conducted using the industry-standard, open source Apache JMeter performance test tool. However, the concepts and principles that are taught in this course translate to other performance testing tools as well.


  • What other courses do you offer?

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    The Inspired Testing Academy offers a range of courses that cover everything a modern tester, test automation engineer or software developer needs to know about testing and test automation. Feel free to have a look here to browse our course catalogue.