Sunday, April 5, 2009

Web tester interview questions

An Indian outfit, specializing in Web application testing, uses this set of questions for incoming testers.

1. Define load, performance and stress testing?
2. What are the goals of a performance testing of a web application?
3. State a generalized process for load test? Or explain how you did it previously.

4. How do you determine user soad for a perf test of a Web application?
5. What do you understand by the terms ‘Response Time’, ‘Pages Per Second’, ‘Transactions Per Secpnd’?
6. How would you determine the performance of a web application by looking at the values of ‘Response Time’ and ‘Pages Per Second’?
7. What will be your approach if a particular script in Load Test fails?
8. Talk about the terms: Soak Perf Test, Resilience Perf Test, Regression Perf Test.
9. Which Server Stats are essentially monitored during a Perf test of a Web Application?
10. What are the major components of Perf Test Report?

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