Load testing in software testing

Load testing is a type of non-functional testing. A load test is type of software testing which is conducted to understand the behavior of the application under a specific expected load. Load testing is performed to determine a system’s behavior under both normal and at peak conditions.

Load testing one among the different kinds of performance testing that determines the performance of the system in real time load conditions. It is basically used to ensure that the application performs satisfactorily when many users try to access or use it at the same time.