What Types of Bugs Does API Testing Find?

API TESTING SERIES Application Programming Interface (API) testing, part of the integration testing process, aims to ensure APIs work optimally by identifying bugs in the programming that developers can fix. The process differs from other types of testing by functioning entirely on the data level of the application, ignoring issues like the GUI and ease of use. Bugs related to API testing Read More

[New Feature Release] Improved Visualization of Test Results in Apica LoadTest Portal

When analyzing performance test results it’s important to visualize critical metrics to find potential performance issues. With a simple formula, the throughput of any transaction can be calculated based on a few variables. Transaction Throughput = Number of Users / (Response Time + Think-Time) The Apica Load Test Portal and the result details page has Read More

Configuring and Adjusting Google Protocol Buffer Load Tests

Web and cloud applications need more than just good programming to run: The server infrastructure needs to have enough resources to handle the requests of every concurrent user. Inadequate infrastructure can lead to sluggish performance–or even total failure, if too many users push data at the same time. Load testing is a process that involves Read More

Understanding Your Infrastructure’s Usage and Load Characteristics

Usage and load characteristics are gauges for interpreting how much work an online platform performs, and how well it performs under stress. Understanding how your infrastructure performs isn’t as simple as assessing your car’s odometer to measure distance traveled, or its speedometer to measure the maximum speed. Usage and load characteristics provide insight into the Read More