Preparing Applications For Heavy Load (online webinar replay)

The video replay and slide deck presentation for our 8/22/13 webinar on “Preparing Applications For Heavy Load” is now available via this blog posting. In this webinar we reviewed the importance of Performance Test planning and strategies to reduce the risk of your application failing under “point load” – expected or unexpected.

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Performance Testing 101: A Performance Testing Questionnaire

This is the seventh and final installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. In this segment, we talk about compiling a performance testing questionnaire to help identify and meet the needs of the business.

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Performance Testing 101: LoadRunner Scenario Design Approach

This is the sixth installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. In this segment, we talk about the LoadRunner scenario design approach. Users and vusers (virtual users) aren’t necessarily equal. LoadRunner has to run vusers and a translation needs to be done between real and virtual users

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Performance Testing 101: Business Process Profiles and Server Configuration Profiles

This is the fifth installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. In this segment, we introduce the concept of creating Business Process Profiles and Server Configuration Profiles to help organize and prioritize business processes used for automation, as well as documenting the server resources for the system under test.

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Performance Testing 101: Determining Peak Load – A Case Study

This is the 4th installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. We outline a case study about determining the peak load to help better understand the performance testing process.

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