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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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Choosing a Load Testing Strategy
sponsored by Borland Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Compromising performance testing means applications are prone to failure, users cannot trust them, and developers and IT spend their time chasing problems rather than building the next generation application.
Posted: 24 May 2006 | Published: 01 Apr 2006

Borland Software Corporation

How to Successfully Automate the Functional Testing Process
sponsored by Borland Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides practical insight into the lessons learned by those who have successfully automated the functional testing process.
Posted: 24 May 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

Borland Software Corporation

Mercury Customer Perspective: How to Automate Testing - without Aggravating Testers
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives practical advice, based on the experiences and lessons learned by Michael Anthony of Iron Mountain, about how to integrate automation into testing processes - without alienating your testing team.
Posted: 06 Mar 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Mercury

Mercury Customer Perspective: Mercury LoadRunner - Tips and Tricks for Configuration, Scripting, and Execution
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides tips and tricks for Mercury LoadRunner® configuration, scripting, and execution. Learn best practices from experienced Mercury LoadRunner users.
Posted: 06 Mar 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Mercury

Application Performance Lifecycle Management: Reduce Time, Effort, and Cost in Pre-production, Production
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: Application performance problems continue to occur, despite the strides companies have made with performance testing and tuning technologies.
Posted: 20 Dec 2005 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

Mercury

Rapid Bottleneck Identification™: A Better Way to Load Test
sponsored by Empirix
WHITE PAPER: RBI can have a dramatic impact on the productivity of your testing team, and on the quality of your applications.
Posted: 20 Sep 2005 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

Empirix

Load Testing to Predict Web Performance
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: The paper discusses the importance of maintaining a Web application to ensure customer satisfaction and why load testing is critical to successfully launching and managing Web sites.
Posted: 24 Mar 2003 | Published: 01 Jan 2000

Mercury

The Business Case for Outsourced Testing
sponsored by VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the results of an ROI analysis to determine whether a company should outsource application testing.
Posted: 16 Jun 2002 | Published: 10 Jun 2001

VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
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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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