What is Non-Functional testing

In non-functional testing the quality characteristics of the component or system is tested. Non-functional refers to aspects of the software that may not be related to a specific function or user action such as scalability or security. Eg. How many people can log in at once? Non-functional testing is also performed at all levels like functional testing.

Non-functional testing includes:

  • Functionality testing
  • Reliability testing
  • Usability testing
  • Efficiency testing
  • Maintainability testing
  • Portability testing
  • Baseline testing
  • Compliance testing
  • Documentation testing
  • Endurance testing
  • Load testing
  • Performance testing
  • Compatibility testing
  • Security testing
  • Scalability testing
  • Volume testing
  • Stress testing
  • Recovery testing
  • Internationalization testing and Localization testing

 

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