Guideline for Choosing the Optimal User Simulation Approach

Testing and Monitoring platforms provide a broad range of user simulation methods such as protocol, headless, and real browser-based. In this post, I will outline the main aspects of those followed by a comparison matrix […]

The need for Continuous Performance Optimization

Nowadays, information technology is at the heart of every business. Outages or slow downs of critical software components often impacts the whole organization.

Performance Testing in a Dynamic World

In many fields such as finance, engineering or politics there are groundbreaking changes ongoing. However, our human skill to adapt to new situations will help us to deal with this disruptions.

In this post, I will shine a light on challenges in software engineering, more specifically, on load and performance testing in an energetic environment.

How do you Manage Security Risks in Open Source?

Open source is at the heart of almost every application. If you have ever developed a new application from scratch, the chance is very high that you’ve also built this on open source. In this post, I will outline risks related to open source and give you a mitigation approach.

Why Monitoring is essential in DevOps

Time to market is more important than ever before because the competition is on the rise. Successful retailers are deploying every 12 seconds a new release. In this blog post, I will outline reasons for short release sprints and shine a light on the fundamental role of monitoring in a DevOps environment.

Protected: Performance is Everyone’s Matter

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Turn the Ship around; From Firefighting to Performance Driven

Jumping from one performance hotspot to the next can be very frustrating because there is never enough time to eliminate those issues. Successful companies addressed those troubles years ago. If you are still in the firefighting mode; don’t worry, I will give you insights to this dilemma and also a resolution for this frustrating development.

A Forward-Looking Application Monitoring Strategy

Over the past few years, I’ve transformed the monitoring strategy of several companies from reactive to proactive and the outcome was fantastic. User experience and reliability of their business critical applications have been dramatically improved. In fact, a modern application monitoring strategy is more a matter of doing the right things than doing the things right. I will give you now some simple steps you can use right away for your tailor made proactive monitoring strategy.