Performance testing is done after the application is stable and working fine. Cloud based services provide the opportunity to test any product in real time environment. We can use the resources to get the best performance results in real world.
We can save the money and time and money by using the cloud based services. We can run the test from any part of the world. This provides relaxation and comfort to test the product easily and ensure testing will be covered smoothly by avoiding the hassles of set up own lab.
Moreover vendor will provide the highest level of satisfaction than our own lab engineers. Also we don’t to worry about power concern, hardware failures and other disastrous factors in office. In cloud we are least bothered about the geographical barriers and scalability issues.
Generally, software testing companies are handling various projects and if they have to perform Performance testing on different projects they need to maintain a testing lab with different testing tools as per the client requirements. Maintaining a lab with different tools will be very costly as automation tools are very expensive, so it’s better to go for cloud testing where we can perform our testing on the required tools by paying for the time we require to use the tools rather than buying them. For example: if we need to perform performance testing on a project with different system configurations’, we can easily perform our task without buying all system configurations on Cloud Testing.
Advantages that forcing organizations for using cloud-based services for running performance tests are:
More reliable and accurate results:
Performance tests executed on cloud gives more accurate and reliable results than executed within the corporate LAN.
For example: Testing results generated from testing a car in real world is more reliable as they includes factors such as heavy traffic, bad road etc. In the same way Cloud provides real world stimulated environments by including factors such as Peak load, heavy third-side traffic, DNS errors etc.
More Cost effective:
As no need to buy software and testing tools, hire support engineers for maintaining lab. Also opting cloud services we no longer had to face the software licensing headaches.
For example: Consider that a person travels to different places twice in one month. It would be economical for him to hire cab services than to purchase a car. In the same way using cloud services on demand proves to be more economical than installing the lab.
More time effective: No time is wasted in updating, maintaining or configuring the testing environments.
Greater degree of services: Wide range of services and live stimulated environments can be accessed through cloud.
Typical and Custom testing environments can be achieve through cloud. So with so many advantages most of the companies look for cloud-based services over own testing lab for running performance tests.
Maintaining a lab with different tools will be very costly as automation tools are very expensive, so it’s better to go for cloud testing where we can perform our testing on the required tools by paying for the time we require to use the tools rather than buying them.
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