Introducing LoadRunner Cloud

LoadRunner Cloud is a cloud-based load testing service that supports web and mobile protocols. LoadRunner Cloud provides you with the tools to create and scale load tests, and generate metrics to analyze your application's performance.

Get started

Before you begin

Watch the Getting started with LoadRunner Cloud video to learn about LoadRunner Cloud basics.

Plan a load test

Learn how to plan and create a load test. See Define a load test.

Video tutorials

Familiarize yourself with key areas of LoadRunner Cloud by viewing our library of tutorials in Feature demos and the LoadRunner Cloud video gallery.

Let's go!

When you're ready to begin, go to the LoadRunner Cloud home page and start creating a load test. For details, see the Quick load test.

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LoadRunner Cloud end-to-end workflow

A typical workflow for creating and running a test with LoadRunner Cloud is as follows: .

  1. Create a script and upload it to the cloud repository.

    Scripts form the backbone of your performance test. Your test definition can contain one or more scripts. For more information on working with scripts, see Scripts.

  2. Configure monitors.

    Application and server monitors can be configured and added to your test definition. For more information on working with monitors, see Monitors.

  3. Define a load test.

    You add and configure scripts, monitors, Vusers, and SLAs to a load test definition. Vusers are virtual users that emulate user actions on a variety of levels, such as UI emulation or API commands. For details, see Define a load test.

  4. Run the test.

    Run the test according to your configuration and observe the real time results in the dashboard. For details, see Run a load test.

  5. Analyze the results.

    After the load test has completed, view the Dashboard and see Report to learn about your application's performance.

    For information about downloadable logs and exportable reports, see View results.

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Additional LoadRunner Cloud features

LoadRunner Cloud includes several hidden options that are disabled by default. These options provide additional capabilities and give you more control over your tests. To enable these options, the tenant administrator can submit a service request.

The following table lists the features that can be enabled through a service request:

Feature For more information, see …
Project management (Tenant administration) Project Management
Customize the capacity for cloud load generators

Cloud LG infrastructure capacity

Define SLA based on Vuser success

Define SLA based on Vuser success

Collect Vuser logs from on-premises load generators

Collect Vuser logs from on-premises load generators

Export raw transaction data to a CSV file Export raw transaction data
Store script errors

Export raw script error data

Online script editing Edit and view scripts from within LoadRunner Cloud
Stream data to a time series database (both aggregated and raw data) Data streaming
Health monitoring for cloud load generators enabled Load generator health monitoring

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