When Business Decisions Trump Technical Performance Scores

I recently decided to go through an exercise with our webmaster to ensure the best performance for the end user experience on our web site. The results are fascinating as the technical person in me wrestles with the business person in me.

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ALM / Performance Center 12 – ALM Web Client

The new ALM Web Client introduced in version 12 is built on “HTML5/JavaScript” technology – available for all ALM and Performance Center installations.

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LoadRunner Analysis: “No Stop_Time Value Defined” Error Fix

I was running a load test overnight (SOAK) for 10 hours. Something happened overnight, and the Controller machine locked up. I could not log into it or connect to it remotely. It had to be rebooted. When it came back up, I tried to recollate the results for this test and launch analysis. I received this error message

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Service Virtualization – QA’s best friend

HP’s Service Virtualization is a solution that can be leveraged by both the QA team and the development team to create applications faster with better quality.

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World Quality Report Review

CapGemini has released the 5th edition of their World Quality Report. This blog gives a high level overviews with come commentary.

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Northway Interviews Perfbyte’s James Pulley

Many people in the IT world know James Pulley as a thought leader regarding performance testing. We recently had a chance to catch up with James and ask him some questions about his views on the performance testing industry, as well as his involvement in the online show Perfbytes.

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Buzzword Bingo Card Update For HP Discover 2014

Ever year, we put together a new list of buzz words that you are likely to hear over and over. As technology changes, so do the buzzwords.

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Northway Solutions Group Attends StarEast 2014

Northway Solutions Group attended StarEast in Orlando and in this blog post we highlight some of the things we encountered.

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Using C Macros in LoadRunner Vugen

This blog entry discusses the use of macros within VUGen. Macros can be used to make scripts more flexible and powerful, while saving scripting time.

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LoadRunner 12: New Licensing

This blog article discusses the new licensing model for LoadRunner 12, including the new “Community” license, which allows for 50 free virtual users and a Controller.

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