• Simulate Parameters In LoadRunner

    Posted on July 16, 2007 by Admin

    Anyone who has written a script in LoadRunner has probably used parameters before. A parameter is a substitution for a hard coded values when there needs to be different data values submitted on each new iteration if the script. One way to feed new information in is by creating a data file (similar to a CSV delimited file). You can create your own .DAT files with multiple columns, convert them from excel spreadsheets, or from SQL extracts from the database.  Then point your parameter to the .DAT file. HP’s Virtual User Generator Read Entire Entry

  • The Legacy of Mercury Interactive

    Posted on July 3, 2007 by Admin

    Note: This article was originally posted on, and has been migrated to the Northway web site to maintain the content online.
    The story of Mercury Interactive needs to be told. I hope someday someone within the company will write a book on the early years and discuss their great successes. It would probably be a fascinating tale. I think a lot of people would also like to know more about events which led up to the HP acquisition last year. I am not sure we will ever know the whole truth. What is known is that in 2004, Read Entire Entry