What is Soak Testing ?

What is Soak Testing ?

Soak testing involves testing a system with a significant load extended over a significant period of time, to discover how the system behaves under sustained use. 

Soak testing is basically called as Endurance Testing.running a system at high levels of load for prolonged periods of time.

A soak test would normally execute several times more transactions in an entire day or night than would be expected in a busy day, to identify any performance problems that appear after a large number of transactions have been executed.

Its basically a quick-and-dirty test that the major functions of a piece of software work. Originated in the hardware testing practice of turning on a new piece of hardware for the first time and considering it a success if it does not catch on fire.

Date:2021-01-09 00:00:00

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