The WorkloadWisdom HTTP/S Storage performance validation solution can emulate both clients and servers at scale and allows test engineers to test security and WAN optimization devices, application delivery controllers (ADCs), object storage, compute/storage/virtual infrastructure and Web 2.0 applications.

Highlights include:

  • Pre-built commands and dedicated stats for OpenStack Swift, Amazon S3, and SNIA CDMI APIs
  • Broad authentication schemes
  • Unique WorkloadWisdom HTTP Dynamic Parsing feature
  • User defined certificate uploads
  • Full support of all major SAN, NAS, and Object protocols


Full-featured testing of the HTTP/S protocol


Object Storage for the Cloud
  • Flexible HTTP platform for emulating millions of OpenStack Swift clients and SNIA CDMI clients
  • Dedicated commands / APIs and statistics for OpenStack Swift and SNIA CDMI commands
  • Validate the latency, concurrency and capacity of cloud storage infrastructures

Block Storage for the Cloud
  • Cinder, as a RESTful protocol

Storage Products Compatible with include (but not limited to):
  • Nimbula Caringo
  • Exoscale Safe Object Storage
  • Cloudian
  • Scality
  • HGST
  • SolidFire
  • EMC Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS)/Atmos/ViPER Data Services
  • NetApp StorageGRID Webscale Object Storage

Web 2.0 Application Testing
  • Create real-world dynamic user and browser behavior
  • Test web applications for scalability and response-time behavior under load
  • Validate cloud based web applications to ensure performance and resiliency of distributed applications

Strong Authentication Support
  • Authentication mechanisms including:
    • Basic and Digest Authentication
    • NTLM Negotiate and Kerberos Authentication
    • Preemptive and passive options
    • HTTP Redirection

Core Emulation
  • Client and server emulation for end-to-end testing
  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol — HTTP/1.0 and HTTP /1.1
  • Powerful Parsing / Insertion capability to extract content from response header and response body and insert it into subsequent operations over HTTP
  • Customize multi-part content for JSON body generation and parsing

Support for user upload Certificates

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HTTP/S Protocol Testing

“Virtual Instruments’ WorkloadWisdom products enable us to create complex, scalable, and repeatable tests very efficiently through the user interface. And the automation capability plugs into our existing automation framework!”

– Terry Swartz, QA Manager, F5 Networks