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 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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LoadRunner 12: Configuring Cloud Load Generators

Let’s explore using Load Generators from the Amazon EC2 Cloud in LoadRunner 12. Many people have asked me about it, wondering about any “gotcha’s” that might be out there. I have found a couple. In this blog entry, I want to focus on the configuration and setup of LoadRunner.

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LoadRunner 12: Step-By-Step Installation

This is a visual walk-through of the LoadRunner 12 installation screens. This will allow you to preview installation so that you can know what to expect

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HP ALM 11.52 Patch 1 Released

HP ALM 11.52 Patch 1 (TD4QC_00350), for ALM 11.52, is a non-critical patch which addresses known defects in 11.52 and includes new environment support.

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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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HP ALM 11.5 Service Pack (11.52) Released

HP ALM Service Pack 11.52 (TD4QC_00333), which applies to HP ALM 11.50, is a non-critical patch which includes new features, product enhancements, updates to existing features, and addresses known defects and performance issues in version 11.50.

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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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LoadRunner 11.5 Fix Running TruClient AJAX IE Over A Firewall

A potential fix for issues when trying to run TruClient IE over a firewall using the LoadRunner MI Listener component. The TruClient script may time out after several minutes and the only error is “initialization failed: reason – timeout”.

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