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Mastering SoapUI

By : Pranai Nandan, Surendra Mohan
Book Image

Mastering SoapUI

By: Pranai Nandan, Surendra Mohan

Overview of this book

SoapUI is an open-source cross-platform testing application that provides complete test coverage and supports all the standard protocols and technologies. This book includes real-time examples of implementing SoapUI to achieve quality and business assurance. Starting with the features and functionalities of SoapUI, the book will then focus on functional testing, load testing, and security testing of web services. Furthermore, you will learn how to automate your services and then design data-driven, keyword-driven, and hybrid-driven frameworks in SoapUI. Then the book will show you how to test UIs and services using SoapUI with the help of Selenium. You will also learn how to integrate SoapUI with Jenkins for CI and SoapUI test with QC with backward- and forward-compatibility. The final part of the book will show you how to virtualize a service response in SoapUI using Service Mocking. You will finish the journey by discovering the best practices for SoapUI test automation and preparing yourself for the online certification of SoapUI.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering SoapUI
About the Author
About the Reviewer
SoapUI Integration with Jenkins and HP QC

Performance test planning

Planning a performance test is the most important part of performance testing. Let's take a deeper look at it. The very first thing in planning a performance test is analysis:

  • Analysis phase: This phase predominantly focuses and summarizes in detail the analysis and findings which will underpin the performance test of the systems to validate their ability to handle the forecasted load. During this phase, vendor representatives will be heavily engaged with business and technical representatives to understand and document the historic, current, and anticipated user profiles and projects. The data gathered will be used to model the load profiles and the test data model, at the end of this phase a report will be presented to the stakeholders. The following diagram represents the sequence of events carried out during this phase:


    Note: The terminology used in the diagram will be explained in the coming phases of this section.

  • Delivery phase: This phase states the...