Workload Types Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to select a type of workload for the performance test. The type of workload you choose determines the type of schedule by which the test will run, and how the Vusers will be distributed at runtime.

To access
  1. In the Performance Test Designer window, click Groups & Workload.

  2. Next to the Workload type box, click Select Workload Type .

Important information

If you change the workload, Scheduler settings are lost.

Relevant tasks

How to Define a Performance Test Workload

See also

User interface elements are described below:

UI Elements

Description

Basic schedule, by test. Select this workload type to configure all the Vuser groups to run together on the same test schedule, in the basic run mode.

Vusers can be distributed:

  • By number. The Vusers are distributed by number.

  • By percentage. The Vusers are distributed by percentage.

Basic schedule by group. Select this workload type to configure each Vuser group to run on its own test schedule, in the basic run mode.

In group schedules, Vusers are always distributed by number.

Real-world schedule, by test. Select this workload type to configure all the Vuser groups to run together on the same test schedule, in the real-world run mode.

Vusers can be distributed:

  • By number. The Vusers are distributed by number.

  • By percentage. The Vusers are distributed by percentage.

Real-world schedule, by group. Select this workload type to configure each Vuser group to run on its own test schedule, in the real-world run mode.

In group schedules, Vusers are always distributed by number.