June 30, 2011

Server-based Load Testing Metrics

Following is the list of few server-based load testing metrics:
  • Number of users and/or sessions
  • Average session time
  • Number of page views
  • Average page views per session
  • Peak period
  • Number of hits
  • Average page size
  • Most requested pages
  • Average time spent on page
  • New users vs. returning users
  • Frequency of visits (e.g., 75% of users made one visit)
  • Demographics
  • Browser, browser version, Java script support, Java script enable/disable, etc.