Implement and execute load tests that simulate realistic scenarios in both author and publish instances. Researching and defining expected load is a crucial step in this process. This step helps you demonstrate whether the AEM application, architecture, and AEM installation will perform well once it is live in a production environment.
Results of this exercise help determine whether there is a misconfiguration, application issue, sizing, hardware problem or other issue affecting the system performance. See also the performance guidelines and monitoring guidelines