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ALSO CALLED: Stress Testing
DEFINITION: Stress testing is the process of determining the ability of a computer, network, program or device to maintain a certain level of effectiveness under unfavorable conditions. The process can involve quantitative tests done in a lab, such as measuring the frequency of errors or system crashes. The term also refers to qualitative evaluation of factors such as availability or resistance to denial-of-service  … 
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A Secure Cloud for Development and Testing Environments
sponsored by HP & IntelĀ®
VIDEO: For application development and testing projects, savvy companies look to the cloud due to benefits such as cost savings, flexibility, and scalability. In this brief video, discover a flexible, scalable, managed cloud that delivers the performance and uptime you need to develop and test critical enterprise applications.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Premiered: 30 Jul 2013

HP & IntelĀ®

Micro Focus SilkPerformer
sponsored by Micro Focus
TRIAL SOFTWARE: IT Problem: SilkPerformer enables the rapid creation of performance tests that accurately simulate peak demand loads and isolate performance bottlenecks.
Posted: 08 Apr 2011 | Premiered: 08 Apr 2011

Micro Focus

Measuring & Monitoring Flash-Based Web 2.0 Applications
sponsored by Keynote Systems
SOFTWARE DEMO: This video presentation covers the power of Flash, and what it takes to provide a superior Flash-based end-user experience, dealing with content-heavy pages and how to deliver the best web performance and availability.
Posted: 08 Feb 2008 | Premiered: 07 Feb 2008

Keynote Systems

PRTG Traffic Grapher Version 6
sponsored by Paessler AG
SOFTWARE DEMO: PRTG Traffic Grapher monitors and categorizes data traffic within a network to provide accurate results about network traffic and usage trends. It displays the results in various easy to read graphs and tables.
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Premiered: 10 Sep 2007

Paessler AG
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LOAD TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  (DoS) attacks. Stress testing is often done in conjunction with the more general process of performance testing.When conducting a stress test, an adverse environment is deliberately created and maintained. Actions involved may include: Running several resource-intensive applications in a single computer at the same time Attempting to hack into a computer and use it as a zombie to spread spam Flooding a server with useless e-mail messagesMaking numerous, concurrent attempts to access a single Web site Attempting to infect a system with viruses, Trojans, spyware or other malware.The adverse … 
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