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Tag: Performance

Full-stack performance analysis

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 […]

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

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. […]

The Value of Performance and Security

What is the real value of rich applications developed with performance and security in mind and why do we often realize far too late that we have lost something important? […]

The 4 Ps of Performance Engineering

Recently, I have been asked for a brief description on how to achieve outstanding responsive and lightning speed loading applications. A detailed description of all the why and how won’t […]

Load Testing Strategy for AJAX

Gone are those times of static websites and thanks to AJAX and other new concepts the interaction with web-based services are very natural nowadays. Content gets updated dynamically, and there […]

Does Fragmented Monitoring Keep you from Enterprise Insights

The best business application struggles from time to time, responds slow to user queries or is temporarily not available. Organizations learned that monitoring of critical components is the way to go. In this post, I will explain benefits and drawbacks involved in this development.

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.

Performance by Nature

User experience is the most important success criteria, and the expectation of our users is permanently on the rise. According to a recent study from Akamai, in 2006 the average business user expected response times of 4 seconds. Today, 49% expect load times of 2 seconds or below. In this post, I will shine a light on reasons why organizations are failing to meet users speed expectations followed by simple steps towards performance by nature.

Complex Systems Fail in Complex Ways

With the rise of technology, the complexity of our business applications has dramatically increased. Virtualization, microservices and artificial intelligence are about to dominate our IT landscape soon. In this post, I will write about problem spots and proactive solutions.