Mobile or web based applications are playing a vital role in our daily life. Checking emails, sending a message to our loved ones or purchasing something online, without reliable applications some of us would be lost nowadays.
However, responsive applications are not for free and those who tried to improve reliability by upgrading their infrastructure often just frustrated their user community. Business users, developers, and testers are focusing on the functional aspects of the new or changed application. How the new system handles those requests is often neglected.
Wise companies integrated performance engineering already to their software development process because they understood that early performance evaluation saves money and leads to satisfied business users. After their application is deployed in production, they continue with performance monitoring and capacity management activities.
Here are tips you can use right away. A typical lifecycle performance engineering approach includes the following:
- Nonfunctional requirements
- Performance analysis
- Module or service based performance test
- Component-based performance test
- End-to-End performance test
- Network impact performance analysis
- Application performance monitoring
- User experience monitoring
Be proactive; improve your performance-engineering majority to provide high reliable and responsive applications to your user community.