Plan a Load Test
Analyze the application.
You should become thoroughly familiar with the hardware and software components, the system configuration, and the typical usage model. This analysis ensures that the testing environment you create using LoadRunner will reflect the environment and configuration of the application under test. For task details, see How to Analyze the Application.
Define the load testing objectives.
Before you begin testing, you should define exactly what you want to accomplish. For task details, see Define the Load Test Objectives.
Plan LoadRunner implementation.
Decide how to use LoadRunner to achieve your testing goals. For task details, see Plan the LoadRunner Implementation.