HP AIS - Loadrunner v11

This certification verifies that you can automate performance validation and scalability tests with HP LoadRunner, and that you can apply your knowledge in load test/system tuning cycles to measure end-to-end performance, identify application, and system bottlenecks to prevent issues. It validates that you have the ability to do the following:
  • Setup the VuGen recording configuration
  • Configure the playback, using run-time settings and log messages to expose and identify the source of automation critical issues
  • Create a virtual user, enhancing the script with transactions, parameterizations, and correlation
  • Use internal functions to implement user emulation requirements
  • Illustrate how to plan a load test
  • Describe the LoadRunner components and install them
  • Configure and execute various load scenarios
  • Use the tool to analyze test results and create session reports

Why earn this certification?

  • To showcase your achievement in HP LoadRunner.
  • To boost your career as performance engineer.
  • To help your organization reduce hardware and software costs by accurately predicting application scalability and capacity.
  • To make performance and scalability of business critical apps your top priority.
  • To help drive a better experience for system end users.


Typical candidates for this certification are performance engineers with at least three months of hands-on HP LoadRunner experience, who do the following:
Automate load scenarios.
Participate in the performance validation test plan, design, execution, and results analysis.
Work in cooperation with senior consultants, and system, network, database, and application administrators.

Skill level


Steps to acquire this certification

Before you begin:

Acquire access to The Learning Center and get an HP Learner ID. Then create a profile with Pearson VUE, our exam delivery vendor.
Learn how in the Learning Center Assist Kit.

Step 1: Do you qualify for an upgrade path?

There are no upgrade paths available for this certification.

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

There are no prerequisites required for this certification. Please move to Step 4.

Step 4: Complete recommended training

Training is highly recommended to pass each exam. Training is not required, but it will help prepare you for the exams and increase your chances of passing the exams.

Training for Exam HP0-M48: HP LoadRunner 11.x Software
00405986 LR120 - LoadRunner 11.5 Essentials 5 days ILT,SCA Register
Training for Exam HP0-M49: HP Virtual User Generator 11.x Software
00405986 LR120 - LoadRunner 11.5 Essentials 5 days ILT,SCA Register
WBT = Web Based       ILT = Instructor Led       VILT = Virtual Instructor Led       VCR - Virtual Class Recorded       SCA = Special Course or Activity

Step 5: Pass the required exams

Requirement 1 - Complete 1 of the following exams:
HP0-M48 HP LoadRunner 11.x Software Register
Requirement 2 - Complete 1 of the following exams:
HP0-M49 HP Virtual User Generator 11.x Software Register

Certification achieved

You will receive an email notification 2-5 days after successfully completing all requirements. In addition, your status in The Learning Center will change to "acquired". Track your training and certification progress through your transcripts in The Learning Center.