Archive for August 25th, 2006

I’m known to be wrong occasionally…

Friday, August 25th, 2006

In my earlier post about Planets, I stated that it looked as though our solar system would gain three additional planets. I guess I spoke too soon. Apparently, scientists have agreed to demote Pluto to the status of “dwarf planet” thus removing it from the canon of recognized planetoids. Oh yeah… and the other three […]

QTP License Needs

Friday, August 25th, 2006

According to Mercury support, when executing QTP scripts with LoadRunner, you onlyneed an installation of the QTP tool and any required add-ins on the load generating machine. You will not need the license for the tool, as the GUI VUser licenses within the LoadRunner Generator will be used as the license for the tool.

LoadRunner Limitations with QuickTest Pro scripts

Friday, August 25th, 2006

According to my discussions with Mercury’s Technical Support, there are several limitations that LoadRunner has when executing QuickTest Pro scripts. Apparently, your QTP Scripts cannot: access external files. use external libraries. have reusable actions. use shared libraries. reference reusable actions in other scripts. The general rule of thumb that the tech support agent suggested was […]

Performance Testing with LoadRunner using QuickTest Pro

Friday, August 25th, 2006

I have spent some considerable time on the phone with Mercury Tech Support regarding performance testing a Java Swing application. One approach we have successfully proven was utilizing QuickTest Pro to exercise our application while generated load through LoadRunner. Here are some important details that I have gleaned: It will be necessary to obtain GUI […]