The very important element in software development is Performance Testing, which is subsequently followed by Performance Engineering to ensure the application or the product developed are fine-tuned based on the outputs from the performance tests conducted and thereby ensure to meet the customer requirements and to append to this argument, always there is a need that life cycle of the application or product shall have higher availability and visibility.
Walk by any number of offices during a game, and someone at Perfecto Mobile is streaming the World Cup. (In fact we streamed it live on mobile devices from our cloud a few weeks ago an event!) It’s a beautiful thing, when it’s working.
Soccer is by far the most popular sport in the world with 3.5 billion estimated fans; so, it’s no wonder the World Cup experiences record-breaking Internet traffic every four years. In fact, during the 2010 event, World Cup news site traffic reached a high of 12.1 million visitors per minute and FIFA.com recorded 7 billion page views!
Performance testing as everyone acknowledges, should no longer be an optional or an after release activity. The enterprises I have worked through have definitely realized this but still seem to commit some basic mistakes surrounding baselines, timing of planning for performance test and many others. LoadStorm team have joined us to air out few common mistakes that enterprises commit doing their performance test of their products or applications.
2013 is about to end, the time has come to look back at the developments over the year to assess where the technology is heading towards and what surprises are about to unwrap in the next year. If we take a look at the testing tools segments, I feel there is a wave of consolidation of functional testing and performance testing solutions to provide a well-rounded solution.
Perfecto Mobile, the MobileCloud company that provides Cloud based SaaS services enabling testers and developers to easily access multitude of REAL mobile handsets and tablets connected to LIVE mobile networks spread in different geo-locations to streamline development, testing, support and monitoring processes around Mobile Web and Apps, has made a very important announcement today.
AgileLoad is an enterprise class solution for Load Testing of Web and Mobile Applications designed for use in internal networks or on the ‘Cloud’. In this post I am focusing on the Performance Indicators/Metrics collected during the performance testing of a Web Application.
The initial public release of the Enterprise Edition of StresStimulus was announced in Sept, last year. Enterprise Edition of the tool targets companies requiring complete load testing of high-traffic complex websites in a multi-machine / multi-geography environment. The first release contained the necessary enterprise features with the promise that more features will be packed in with next release of the tool. And here comes the next release of the tool within a quarter, to make the enterprise offering of the tool more accomplished.
Apica, a Stockholm and California based load testing and performance monitoring provider, has introduced ApicaLoadTest.com, a new load testing portal that brings together the tools, premium load generation testing networks, and professional experts to initiate on-demand cloud, mobile, and enterprise load tests for up to 2 million concurrent users.
One of the growing trends within testing software is to embrace cloud and in particular this year has seen growth of new and existing testing software available as testing as a service on the cloud. A new service is in town by name Orasi CloudPerform. Orasi Software, last week announced an affordable cloud-based application performance testing solution for small software development teams.