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.
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.
One of the biggest players in the application-performance-monitoring industry recently went to the stock market. As the company is the market leader, having left all competition well behind, this move […]
Testing performance requirements needs to be a fundamental task for every company. Now, it’s no longer a question of what type of application you’re developing or what budget you have. […]
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? […]
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 […]
Troubleshooting performance issues can sometimes be a tough nut to crack! The scenario: Customers are complaining about slow response times, and C-Level executives are increasing the pressure on their IT […]
We’re often too pushed for time to run many performance tests for our new application release. Chances are, there’s no time to review performance requirements, prepare and execute tests, or […]
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 […]
A few weeks ago I saw the following mind-breaking text on one of our popular social media platforms: The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
What is SaaS SaaS is an abbreviation of Software-as-a-service. It is a software distribution model, wherein the software providers host applications and makes them available over the internet to the […]
With the rise of mobile devices user experience has become more critical than ever before. We have the internet in our pocket, browse through our favorite sites multiple times a […]