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Explain The Sub-genres Of Performance Testing?

Load Testing: It is conducted to examine the performance of application for a specific expected load. Load can be increased by increasing the number of user performing a specific task on the application in a specific time period.

Stress Testing: Is conducted to evaluate a system performance by increasing the number of user more than the limits of its specified requirements. It is performed to understand at which level application crash.

Volume Testing: Test an application in order to determine how much amount of data it can handle efficiently and effectively.

Spike Testing: What changes happens on the application when suddenly large number of user increased or decreased.

Soak Testing: Is performed to understand the application behavior when we apply load for a long period of time what happens on the stability and response time of application.