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Category: Performance

Cucumber-based performance testing

Shifting performance testing to the left is certainly a hot topic these days. All major companies have either implemented this practice already or have huge test-improvement programs lined up. But […]

Rethink Performance Engineering in the SDLC

Have you ever experienced the frustration of slow-loading applications? Even worse, when one of your business applications is loading slowly, it seems as if you suddenly need to use it […]

Rethink Performance Engineering

We often find ourselves busy with too many things at the same time. Living in this kind of multitasking mode not only affects our health, but also our daily work. […]

Why every company needs a Performance Waymaker

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 […]

Better performance in 3 steps

Complex problems often have simple solutions. But when we look at our performance-testing space, many of us dream too much instead of taking action. This blog post introduces you to […]

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 […]

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 […]