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LoadRunner Training

Learn about LoadRunner environment, architecture and components including its advanced concepts of VUSER and the VUGEN environment.

Online & Classroom | Latest & Accredited Courseware | 100+ hrs of assignments

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Key Features

Master LoadRunner in this comprehensive and interactive workshop
16 hours of Hands-on coaching for successful placements
Learn from certified experts
Get access to plenty of exercise materials, courseware and code samples
Complete a live industry project with support from your mentors

Description

LoadRunner training

If you are looking for a career defining testing course, then Zeolearn’s LoadRunner training is the one for you. With hands on training that is focused and goal oriented, the course is geared towards helping you achieve mastery in LoadRunner. Participants are first introduced to the various aspects of performance testing and the concepts of LoadRunner including its architecture and installation. You will move on to the more advanced concepts of VUSER and the VUGEN environment. You will record your first script using VUGEN and understand its various parameters. The course also guides you through the entire testing process wherein you will plan the test, create the script and create, run and analyse the scenario.

The course is led by certified instructors who will fill your knowledge gaps and make you ready for lucrative placements. The course is supplemented with extensive examples, code samples, exercises and project work to make you very hands on with this most in-demand load testing tool.                   

What you will learn:

  • The aspects of performance testing and why LoadRunner is preferred over other load testing tools
  • The LoadRunner environment, architecture and its components
  • The VUSER and VUGEN basic and advanced concepts including Parameterization, Transactions and Controllers     
  • Types of scenarios. And about creating, scheduling and running scenarios
  • How to performing monitoring and analysis

Is this course right for you?

This course is apt for testers and developers who want to learn about performance testing and load testing. 

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to attend this course but knowledge of performance testing will help. 

 

Curriculum

  • What is Performance Testing Benefits of Performance Testing
  • Performance Testing phases / Life Cycle
  • Types of Performance Testing (Load, Stress, Volume, Endurance, Baseline, Benchmark etc)
  • Introduction about various Performances Testing tools and scripting language info
  • Identifying the business scenarios for Performance Testing
  • Think time, rendezvous point, IP Spoofing, Denial of Services Attack
  • Workload Characterization
  • LoadRunner architecture
  • Where to install LoadRunner components
  • Identify hardware and software needed for installation
  • Installing Loadrunner samples.
  • Introduction to VUSER Concept:
    • Definition of Vuser
    • Why VUGEN is Used
    • Features of VUGEN
    • VUSER TYPES
  • Streamlining Recording:
    • Settings to be done before recording
    • Modes of recording
    • Choosing the right protocol
    • Types of protocol loadrunner supports
    • Single and Multiple protocols
    • When and how to use more than one Action
    • Deleting Action
  • First touch to VUGEN:
    • Starting VUGEN
    • Understanding VUGEN Environment Options
    • Choosing the right protocol
  • Recording Script using VUGEN:
    • VUSER Script sections (Init, Action and end)
    • Creating New Virtual VUSER script
    • Adding and removing protocols
    • Choosing New Virtual user category
    • Begin Recording on your application
    • Ending and Saving a recording session
    • Running the Created Script
  • Introduction to Output window in VUGEN:
    • Replay Log
    • Recording Log
    • Generation Log
    • Correlation Results
  • Understanding the VUSER script:
    • Viewing and modifying VUSER scripts
    • Understanding the functions generated in the code
    • Getting Help on functions
    • Workflow Wizard
    • Walkthrough on few Loadrunner functions
    • Recap of Steps for creating Vuser Scripts
  • Actions in depth:
    • When and how to use more than one Action
    • Deleting Actions
    • Rename actions
    • Import Action into Vuser
  • Introduction to VUGEN parameters:
    • Definition of parameter
    • Why parameterization is required
    • Parameters Limitations
    • Creating Parameters
    • Types of parameters
    • Using Existing Parameters
    • Using Parameter List
    • Parameterization options
  • File and table type parameters:
    • Creating data files
    • Properties of file type parameters
    • properties of table type parameters
  • Setting Parameters properties:
    • Introduction to setting parameter properties
    • Setting properties for internal data parameter types
    • Setting properties for user defined functions
    • Choosing parameter formats
  • Data Assignment methods:
    • Sequential
    • Random
    • Unique
  • Data Update Modes:
    • Each Occurrence
    • Each Iteration
    • Once
  • Configuring Run time settings:
    • About Run time settings
    • Configuring run time settings
    • pacing run time settings
    • Configuring Log run time settings
    • Configuring Think time settings
  • Correlations:
    • Introduction to correlations
    • Auto Correlation
    • Wdiff Utility
    • Manual Correlation
  • Introduction to Transactions:
    • What are transactions
    • Why we need transactions
    • How to insert transactions in the script
  • Introduction to content check:
    • Why we need Content checks
    • How to use the inbuilt content checks
    • How to build your own content checks
  • Introduction to controller:
    • Opening controller
    • Why we need controller
    • Significance of controller
    • Features on controller
  • Loadrunner Testing Process:
    • Planning the test
    • Creating Vuser Script
    • Creating the scenario
    • Running the scenario
    • Monitoring the scenario
    • Analyzing the scenario
  • Designing a scenario:
    • Creating a scenario
    • Run scenario with sample Vuser load
  • Scenario types:
    • Manual Scenario
    • Goal Oriented scenario
  • Introduction to Load generators:
    • What is load generator
    • Why we need load generators
  • Kinds of Scheduling Scenarios:
    • Schedule by scenario
    • Schedule by group
  • Scheduling scenarios:
    • About Scheduling scenarios
    • Delaying the start of scenarios
    • Scheduling a scenario
    • Scheduling Vuser groups
    • Adding Vuser to Scheduled scenarios
  • Creating and running a manual scenario:
    • Creating Vuser groups
    • Configuring Vusers in Vuser group.
    • Configuring Vuser run time settings
    • Configuring scripts
    • Setting time out intervals
    • Configuring Scenario run time settings
    • Setting the run time file location
    • Specifying results location
    • Collating results
  • Running scenarios and controlling Vusers:
    • Running entire scenario
    • Controlling Vuser groups
    • Controlling individual Vusers
    • Manually adding Vuser to running scenario
    • Manually adding Vuser to Rendezvous
  • Viewing Vusers during executions:
    • About viewing vusers during executions
    • Monitoring Vuser status
    • Viewing the output window
    • Viewing Vuser script log
    • Logging execution notes
  • Creating Goal Oriented scenario
    • About Planning goal oriented scenario
    • Understanding goal oriented scenario design tab
    • Defining scenario goals
    • Assigning properties to scripts
    • Configuring scripts
  • Online Monitoring:
    • About Online Monitoring
    • Setting up the Monitoring environment
    • Monitor types
    • Choosing Monitors and measurements in the controller
    • Starting the monitors in the controller
    • Opening online monitor graphs in the controller
    • Setting monitor options
  • Introduction to Analysis

Frequently Asked Questions

LoadRunner is a popular Load Testing Tool from HP. Its popularity lies in the fact that it significantly reduces the time and effort involved in manual testing by replacing manual users with virtual users. This reduces the time, cost and hardware that is required since a number of virtual users can work on a single computer. Its automated tests can be scheduled and repeated several times and performance delays are identified and fixed.

LoadRunner experts are in huge demand in the market and hence Zeolearn Academy brings you comprehensive LoadRunner training classes, by the end of which you would have mastered LoadRunner and gained the confidence to work on LoadRunner projects.

This extensive training workshop has been carefully designed by trainers who are industry experts and will hand-hold you through the various concepts. There are plenty of code samples, demo exercises, and in-depth courseware that will help gain complete expertise over the subject. Join today and embark on a successful testing career.

On completing the course, you will learn about

  • Performance testing and its relevance
  • VUSER and VUGEN concept
  • How to record and the different modes of recording
  • Using VUGEN to record scripts
  • The VUGEN parameters
  • Understanding the VUSER script
  • About Transactions and Parameters
  • Designing Scenarios
  • Different types of Scenarios
  • Creating, scheduling, and running scenarios
  • Monitoring and Analysis

Zeolearn brings you mentor driven courses that not only helps professionals gain theoretical expertise but also the practical experience in a wide variety of courses including courses on Testing such as JUNIT, which is very popular. The fact that our workshops are mentor driven gives us an edge over other training institutes since you can learn from industry experts about the application and challenges of upcoming technologies. We have so far trained thousands of professionals with the skills needed to land lucrative jobs and you could be next!

You will receive LoadRunner certification in the form of a course completion certificate.

Towards the end of the course, all participants will be required to work on a project to get hands on familiarity with the concepts learnt. You will use LoadRunner to create automated tests and run them with support from your mentors. This project, which can also be a live industry project, will be reviewed by our instructors and industry experts. On successful completion, you will be awarded a certification.

Classes are held on weekdays and weekends. You can check available schedules and choose the batch timings which are convenient for you.

You may be required to put in 10 to 12 hours of effort every week, including the classroom sessions/live class, self study and assignments.

We offer classes in classroom and online format. While classroom sessions are held in specific venues in your city, for online sessions all you need is a Windows computer with good internet connection and you can access the class anywhere, at anytime. A headset with microphone is also recommended.

You may also attend these classes from your smart phone or tablet.

Don’t worry, you can always access your class recording or opt to attend the missed session again in any other live batch.

This course is apt for testers and developers who want to learn about performance testing and load testing. 

One must have:

  • Operating system such as Mac OS X, Windows or Linux (Mac needed to package iOS apps)
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Dual Core CPU

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