Tag: Performance Test

Why do we need Load and Performance Tests

Our expectations for reliable and responsive IT services are increasing, and users are more and more in the driver seat. If applications react slowly to user’s input or are not available, they stop to use […]

How to Select the Best Performance Testing Suite

Companies are often not happy with their performance testing suite because it is too expensive, usability is pure, and maintenance efforts are high, and re-use of automated testing scripts is extremely limited. In this post, […]

Yesterday’s Performance Engineering approach can’t stop today’s Bottlenecks

New technology is popping up almost overnight, and the complexity of our applications is increasing. Virtualization, artificial intelligence, microservices, and machine learning are just the beginning, and there is much more to come. Some people argue that performance is the most important feature.

Performance Optimization is like painting the Golden Gate Bridge

Users speed expectations are on the rise and companies started investing in the optimization of their services and business processes. Outstanding players such as Amazon understood that the competition is high and bad user experience leads quickly to growing abandon rates. When those frustrated users start to spend their money on other, more reliable websites, it’s already too late.

Why Companies Invest in Load and Performance Tests

Over the past decade companies, large and small have started with the integration of load and performance testing into their development process. There are many good reasons for this evolution. In this post will outline why testing of performance requirements has become so popular.

Protected: Mastering Load and Performance Tests in 7 Steps

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Spotlight on the Top 3 Performance Test Types

Performance testing is meanwhile a fundamental step in many software development projects. Test early and repeat often is also true for load and performance testing. It’s not a one-time shot and there are some pitfalls involved. In this post, I will outline the three most frequently used performance test varieties.

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.

There are few things more frustrating than a slow application

Have you ever been affected by a slow loading or not responding application? According to recent studies a typical user is willing to wait up to 4 seconds and will often never return. Obviously, performance […]