Difference between Volume, Load and stress testing in software

Very simply we can put the difference between Volume, Load and stress testing as:

Volume Testing = Large amounts of data
Load Testing = Large amount of users
Stress Testing = Too many users, too much data, too little time and too little room

What is Volume testing in software testing?

It is a type of non-functional testing. Volume testing refers to testing a software application or the product with a certain amount of data. E.g., if we want to volume test our application with a specific database size, we need to expand our database to that size and then test the application’s performance on it. [Read more…]