Load, Stress, and Performance Testing with OpenSTA

Taming the Microsoft .NET ViewState with SCL
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OpenSTA is a free, open source, HTTP/S load, stress, and performance testing tool with features rivaling many commercial load-testing tools. When load testing Microsoft .NET applications with OpenSTA, one of the first issues that the script developer encounters is managing the ViewState parameter. This article details a solution for capturing and replaying with the .NET ViewState parameter using OpenSTA. It also discusses practical performance tuning issues associated with .NET and using "ViewState."

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