The road to Continuous Performance Testing

In recent years many companies have started to make software testing an integral part of their delivery pipeline. They not only do functional checks but also see that security and […]

How to implant Performance in your SDLC – Part II

Load and Performance Testing is a neglected cousin of security testing. Both disciplines deal with technical requirements, are to a big extend not manual testable and require a detailed technical background. Therefore, organizations often gradually neglect both. However, I will give you now an overview how the former can be prepared and executed.

How to implant Performance in your SDLC – Part I

Forward thinking organizations have introduced new terms such as shift left, but what does this actually mean and how is it related to performance? According to the defect cost theory, the point in time where you detect issues drives fix efforts.

Breathe new life into application performance testing

So much time and money are wasted by uncovering bugs too late in the software development lifecycle. Unit testing is king and most important for a high-quality product because the earlier we identify problems the easier they are to fix.

Use cases for APM in the SDLC

We all understand how important it is to find software bugs early in the software-development life cycle. But the question is: do we have the right tools for the job? […]

Monitoring the four golden signals

Have you ever driven a car that had no fuel control? Such cars were actually quite common about 30 years ago. There was less monitoring equipment in our treasured driving […]

The cost of performance issues

Performance is your most important feature. If you’ve ever experienced performance issues in your customer-facing applications, I’m sure you’ll agree. How to calculate the cost of performance issues As we […]