A C# load testing program for PostgreSQL using the npgsql data provider.
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A C# load testing program for SQL Server or PostgreSQL (using the npgsql data provider).

Usage

Run parameters are specified in the App.config file and the sql transactions to run are read from a separate xml file specified in the TransactionsFile parameter.

App.config parameters

ServerDescription (text) - A description about the test run

Mode (text) - mssql for SQL Server, pgsql for PostgreSQL

ConnectionString (text) - The sql or npgsql connection string

ConnectionRetry (boolean) - boolean - Whether or not clients that fail to connect should retry (true), or give up (false)

ConnectionPerTransaction (boolean) - boolean - Whether clients should connect and disconnect for each attempted transaction (true), or keep their connection open (false)

LogFile (text) - Path to file where verbose details of the test run are logged

CsvLogFile (text) - Path to file where statistical results of test run are logged

LogLevel (integer) - Verbosity level of log data logged into the log file specified in the "LogFile" parameter (0 = minimal, 1 = standard, 2 = verbose)

VerboseScreen (boolean) - Display verbose details of the test to the screen rather than show a summary

Clients (integer) - Quantity of clients to use for a single test, set to 0 if doing multiple tests.

ClientsScale (integer) - Set along with "ClientsMax" parameter to run a set of tests with incrementing clients E.g. ClientsScale = 4 ClientsMax = 16 will run 4 tests with 4,8,12 and 16 clients

ClientsMax (integer) - Maximum quantiy of clients to run the test with as detailed above

Iterations (integer) - Number of iterations for each client to run

SleepTime (integer) - Time for each client to sleep between iterations (milliseconds)

TransactionsFile (text) - Xml file containing the SQL for each
iteration of the client - this can contain multiple transactions.

The transactions xml file contains a set of transactions and sql statements to be executed against the database. There's nothing overly intelligent about this file, it is simply a root node containing <transaction> and <sql> sub nodes, for which any can have a random attribute assigned to make them be either run or skipped on a random basis.

The text #client_id# will also be replaced with the integer id of each client thread in the testing program; this can be useful for identifying individual clients against queries.

<transactions>
   <transaction random="true">
     <sql>SELECT 'I am client #client_id#';</sql>
     <sql>SELECT 2;</sql>
   </transaction>
   <transaction>
     <sql random="true">SELECT 'something';</sql>
     <sql>SELECT 20;</sql>
   </transaction>
</transactions>