Technology Spotlight: Stress Test vs. Load Test

Working in software development requires conducting a stress test and a load test during the software development life cycle. Whether you’re in DevOps, a Quality Assurance Engineer or a basic Software Engineer, you need to do load and stress tests in order to estimate how much a system can bear before it breaks down and how well it performs under certain loads and peak times. What Are Stress and Load Tests? A stress test involves overloading a system to its breaking point to find out how much it can take. This can help determine the capacity of that system [...]