Question: How would you go about analyzing performance of an application?

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Question: How would you go about analyzing performance of an application?

Answer:   When performance testing a Web application, several requirements must be
determined either through interpretation of data from an existing application that
performs similar work. Those requirements are:

User base
What is the expected number of users that will access this application? This is
generally expressed in hits per month, day, hour, or minute depending on

Total concurrent users

During a peak interval, what is the maximum possible number of users
accessing the application at the same time.

Peak request rate
How many pages will need to be served per second?





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