Dreams and reality in performance testing

During my career I’ve seen many slow-loading and unreliable applications. All these projects had one thing in common—a disappointing user experience due to poor reliability or other issues. I’m sure […]

Speed up slow applications

Have you ever thought about the entire life cycle of our applications? We develop them within a few months but we use them often decades. Do we pay enough attention to how easy we can monitor and maintain a new app?

Effective performance-engineering tactics

Instead of being preoccupied  with the mechanics of performance for their services, the most successful IT leaders are free to focus on more important things instead. That’s because their teams have […]

How to close performance-engineering gaps in 2019

There’s more to performance engineering than just load injection and response-time validation. Simulating production volumes on our changed applications—and we have plenty of tools for doing this— makes a good […]

Your winning performance-engineering strategy

Many companies now understand how, for their customers, performance is paramount. These companies know that the customer tolerance for slow apps is virtually zero. Nowadays, using Agile development methodologies to develop […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

2018 has been an exciting year. Bots, AI, cloud, container, and more groundbreaking technologies made our engineering lives much busier. Shift left was a big topic and many companies realized […]

How to create a performance testing pipeline

Moving fast from an initial design to production requires flexible concepts such as agile or scrum. This approach enables teams to release a new feature to production within a matter […]

The frustration of slow applications

Performance is not just a part of development—it’s also a component of design. That’s because the user experience and the usability of features both depend so much on response times. […]

Build outstanding performance requirements

Fast loading and well-designed applications are definitely the things that make customers happy with our services. For a customer  on the  way to convert to a buyer, every millisecond counts. […]

The holy grail of performance requirements

Powerful non-functional requirements definitely have a fundamental part to play in providing high-performing IT services. Sad, but true to say though, too many decision makers neglect this crucial aspect of […]