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Talisma Load Testing: How to Load Test Talisma Client Applications

Talisma Application Testing

Talisma offers fantastic software and applications for higher education institutions. When it comes to recruiting new students, interacting with existing students, and engaging alumni, Talisma is one of the leading choices to provide these services. Its ability to provide personalized and timely services to users on a variety of devices only strengthens it.

Before going live with your new Talisma systems, you need to test and make sure that it will perform properly when it is being accessed simultaneously by potentially thousands of users. The last thing you want is for a prospective student to be unable to access an application because your Talisma protocols are running too slow due to high traffic.


To diagnose the ability of your Talisma applications to perform, you need to run a load test. A load test will simulate the stress that your program will be under when it goes live and is being accessed by many users at the same time. Unfortunately, load tests often prove to be too expensive and take too long to run. Following these steps will avoid those problems.

Step 1: Select a Good Load Tester

Ultimately, what will make your load test either a good experience or a bad one will be the load tester that you select. You want to select a load tester that is affordable, easy to set up, and fast in the execution of its tests. It should test in the end users point of view and give you easy to understand data that will allow you to make the necessary adjustments to your program.

One load tester on the market today which does this is AppLoader. AppLoader is affordable, efficient, and effective. If you select AppLoader as your load tester for your Talisma applications, your load testing efforts will be successful.

Step 2: Set up the Load Test

You can see how important the load tester that you select is to how easy it is to set up the load test. If you select AppLoader as your load tester, setting up the load test is fast. All you need to do is select the Talisma programs that you will like to run the test on, how much stress you want to put on the programs, and then select go.

Step 3: Execute the Load Test for Both Normal and Higher Than Expected Loads

AppLoader is fast and flexible enough to allow you to run multiple load tests on each program. It is important to run load tests for both the expected amount of stress that you expect your Talisma program to receive and load test for an even higher-than-expected amount of stress. By running the higher-than-expected test, you can be confident in your programs integrity even if it receives an unusual spike in usage.

Step 4: Review Your Results

Once you have run multiple load tests, it is time to review the data and make the necessary adjustments to your program. AppLoader provides its data in easy to understand graphs and tables. Identifying where the bottlenecks are and then going to work fixing them up is a straightforward process.

As you can see, getting step one right makes the following steps very simple. If you select a different load tester then AppLoader, you will find that testing your Talisma programs is a hassle. It will suck up time and resources that can be better spent improving the program and better serving your students and alumni.

If you want load testing that gives you good results with the fewest amount resources, then you should select AppLoader to do the job for you.