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Users may run load tests as an action in Microsoft VSTS, and then follow the performance of every release in the VSTSUI.

The extension initiates and monitors a load test from start to finish, after which it presents actionable results and statistics.

Installation from the Visual Studio Marketplace

Locate and install the Apica Loadtest extension from the Visual Studio marketplace:

In case you don't find the plugin then you'll need to contact Apica on We can share the plugin with your Visual Studio online account, e.g. We'll need to know your Visual Studio account name for it, like "mycompany" in the previous example.

You can then add the extension to your build definition. The extension is listed among the tasks of type Test:


Provide your load test settings and save your changes:


Then follow the load test job progress in the VSTS console: