Basic Concepts

  • Principles of Performance Testing
  • Types of Performance Testing
  • Testing Types in Performance Testing

Performance Measurement Fundamentals

  • Typical Metrics Collected
  • Aggregating Results
  • Key Sources of Metrics
  • Typical Results

Performance Testing in the Software Lifecycle

  • Principal Performance Testing Activities
  • Categories of Performance Risks for Different Architectures
  • Performance Risks Across the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Performance Testing Activities

Performance Testing Tasks

  • Planning
  • Analysis, Design and Implementation
  • Execution
  • Analyzing Results and Reporting


  • Tool Support
  • Tool Suitability

Intended Audience

  • Software Testers
  • IOS Application Developers
  • Android Developers
  • Test Automation Experts
  • Test Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Software Developers
  • Project Managers
  • Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches

Course Duration: 3 days + Exam


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ISTQB® Foundation Level Performance Testing Training

    Business Outcomes

    The following are the business outcomes that a Foundation Level Performance Testing certification holder is expected to achieve:

    • Understand the fundamentals of performance testing and performance efficiency.
    • To meet stakeholder needs and expectations, define performance risks, goals, and requirements.
    • Learn how to collect performance metrics and how to interpret them.
    • Create a performance testing strategy for meeting the stated objectives and requirements.
    • Design, build, and run basic performance tests conceptually.
    • Analyze the findings of a performance test and communicate the ramifications to different stakeholders.
    • Explain the process, rationale, results, and implications of performance testing to various stakeholders.
    • Understand the many types of performance tools, as well as the criteria for selecting them.
    • Determine how performance testing fits within the software development lifecycle.