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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


The analysis phase is the last step in the performance test cycle after which we suggest and publish the report to the stakeholder. In this chapter we will study how to capture details of the running test.

In SoapUI we have features to capture data and we have graphs to showcase data which makes it easy to analyze:

The preceding screenshot shows the average thread count over time.

We can select data for AVERAGE response time, TPS, ERRORS and BPS (Bytes exchanged per second) as shown in the following screenshot:

In case we want to monitor the server statistics, we need to switch to monitoring utilities like Perfmon for Windows and SAR and K SAR reporting for Linux-based OSs.

Perfmon: You can access performance monitor by typing perfmon at the command prompt or by selecting the Performance or Reliability and Performance Monitor from the Administrative Tools menu.

This is how the screen will pop up:

In Perfmon you can configure the performance counters you want to monitor like: physical...