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  • INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT IRCTC PERFORMANCE FRONT – LESSONS FOR PERFORMANCE TESTERS
  •  1. IRCTC booked more than five lakh tickets on August 12, the highest-ever tickets booked in a single day  Higher Throughput  Higher Transaction Per Second  Increase in number of concurrent users  Load/Stress testing is required
  •  2. IRCTC, a subsidiary of railways, has invested about Rs 11 crores to strengthen and upgrade its ticketing website for facilitating booking of more tickets.  Capacity Planning  ROI  Infrastructure Testing is required
  •  3. The average daily booking was around 3.85 lakhs last year 2012- 13, which has now become 4.30 lakhs daily.  Increase in number of concurrent users  Higher Throughput  Higher Transaction Per Second  High CPU, Memory, Disk and Network Utilization  Load, Stress, Endurance and Volume testing is required
  •  4. IRCTC has also taken a slew of measures for smooth running of its system like blocking of agents during the initial two hours of booking from 8 AM to 10 AM and Tatkal ticket booking from 10 AM to 12 hrs respectively.  Batch Processing  Spike Testing is required
  •  5. preventing illegal booking through automated software by touts and thus making the system available only to the individual users during this period, which draws the maximum rush  Security testing  Load Testing
  •  6. IRCTC is revamping its site by increasing the booking rate to 7,200 tickets per minute from its existing capacity of around 2,000 tickets  Increase in throughput  Load/Stress Testing is required
  •  Augmenting the capacity to handle 1.2 lakh users at any point of time as compared to its existing 40,000 users.  Spike Testing is required
  • THANK YOU! NAVEENKUMAR NAMACHIVAYAM