Load testing is one of the critical processes that are done not only to a computer system but also websites and software. It is an important process since it brings out the ability of the site to withstand the stress that comes from heavy use while testing other things such as the responsiveness and ability of the system to perform a given function.
The load tests are important in determining the suitability of the software performance as compared to the previous software launched and those of the competitors. Load testing is done to bring out the behaviors of the system under normal use, peak use, and the downtime. Since load testing is a critical process in development of applications, it brings out strengths and weaknesses and thus improvements would be done before launching the application.
This blog talks about the basics of load testing and other important computer software facts that you may want to know.