[Webtest] memory allocation

Siegfried Goeschl webtest@lists.canoo.com
Wed, 21 Jun 2006 11:16:38 +0200


Hi folks,

something along the line - we had servere performance problems while 
parsing/validating the XHTML for mobile applications since the DTD is 
split over 30+ DTDs to be loaded each time.

Cheers,

Siegfried Goeschl

Dierk Koenig wrote:
> Really odd numbers.
>  
> Things that cross my mind:
> - very slow server ?
> - any location on a mapped/encrypted/compressed drive ?
> - Virusscan/Google Desktop or else slowing down file access ?
> - multiple taskdefs throughout the tests ?
>  
> cheers
> Mittie
> 
>     -----Original Message-----
>     *From:* webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com
>     [mailto:webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com]*On Behalf Of *Luiz Fernando
>     Rodrigues
>     *Sent:* Dienstag, 20. Juni 2006 20:25
>     *To:* webtest@lists.canoo.com
>     *Subject:* Re: [Webtest] memory allocation
> 
>     Hi Mittie,
> 
>       It executes 384 steps in 84 webtests tags. I realised that my
>     tests were not logging out. After modifying it to logout it's a
>     little bit faster: 7 minutes ;-) But it should be done in about 2
>     minutes, isn't it?
>       It's the first time I'm using webtest and I'm using it through
>     appfuse. The test-report tag only generates the reports for the
>     j-unit testing, do you know how do I generate the reports for the
>     web-tests?
> 
>     Thanks,
>     Luiz
>      
> 
>     2006/6/19, Luiz Fernando Rodrigues <emaildolf@gmail.com
>     <mailto:emaildolf@gmail.com>>:
> 
>         Hi,
>          
>           It's consuming about 500MB and its taking about 10 minutes to
>         execute. I don't have my xml file right now, but tomorrow
>         morning I'll answer how many steps I'm using. Usually the steps
>         are becoming slowly as the script is executed.
>          
>         cheers,
>         Luiz
> 
>          
>         2006/6/17, Dierk Koenig <dierk.koenig@canoo.com
>         <mailto:dierk.koenig@canoo.com>>:
> 
>             Hi Luiz,
>              
>             welcome to Canoo WebTest.
>              
>             How much MBs of memory is that? How many tests (steps) do
>             you have? How long do they take to execute?
>             Looking at the generated reports, which steps have an usual
>             long 'duration'?
>              
>             With a quickly responding server, Canoo WebTest executes
>             about 200 server roundtrips per minute, see
>             http://webtest.canoo.com/webtest/reports/selftest/WebTestReport.html
>             <http://webtest.canoo.com/webtest/reports/selftest/WebTestReport.html>
>              
>             cheers
>             Mittie
> 
>                 -----Original Message-----
>                 *From:* webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com
>                 <mailto:webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com>[mailto:webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com
>                 <mailto:webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com>]*On Behalf Of
>                 *Luiz Fernando Rodrigues
>                 *Sent: *Freitag, 16. Juni 2006 23:23
>                 *To:* webtest@lists.canoo.com
>                 <mailto:webtest@lists.canoo.com>
>                 *Subject:* [Webtest] memory allocation
> 
>                 Hello,
> 
>                   I'm using canoo webtest in my application and it's
>                 taking a lot of time to execute. The problem is that the
>                 test allocates several MB of memory slowing the
>                 execution. Why does the tests has to allocate so much
>                 memory? Is there somehow to flush this allocated memory
>                 to make the execution faster?
> 
>                 Thanks,
>                 Luiz
> 
> 
>