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DEFINITION: Performance testing is the process of determining the speed or effectiveness of a computer, network, software program or device. This process can involve quantitative tests done in a lab, such as measuring the response time or the number of MIPS (millions of instructions per second) at which a system functions. Qualitative attributes such as reliability, scalability and interoperability may also be  … 
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Performance Testing White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Boost your VDI Confidence with Monitoring and Load Testing
sponsored by LoginVSI
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the VDI lifecycle. Explore two platforms that together, provide complete coverage throughout the VDI lifecycle – one for the testing and validation phases of VDI projects and the other for VDI performance monitoring once the project moves into the production phase.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

LoginVSI

Rethinking the Future of Your Network
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a guide to re-examining your network and finding the right topology suited for growth, megatrends, and their capital versus operating expense policies.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Equinix

Your Virtual Infrastructure Needs Better Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a leading management tool that allows for intelligent operations, performance monitoring, and capacity optimization in virtual environments.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

VMware, Inc.

Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them Info
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative infographic to learn about the 8 common pitfalls of VDI projects.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

The Money Story
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for seven stiflers that limit leadership's ability to know what is going on in the organization to make informed, insightful, and assertive decisions that drive profitable business growth.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2015

NetSuite

Avoid VDI Performance Problems
sponsored by LoginVSI
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of testing in your desktop virtualization environment in order to avoid performance problems. Find out tips for testing in both the project planning stage and the production stage and learn about an organization that delivers testing strategies for virtualized desktops and server environments.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

LoginVSI

Correlating Revenue and Application Performance
sponsored by AppDynamics
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how application monitoring tools can be used to gather performance metrics about IT and the business, which enables real-time visibility into how the business is really performing.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

AppDynamics

EmpCenter® Fatigue Management
sponsored by Workforce Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a fatigue management system that monitors employee work hours, verifies eligibility to work and to perform specific tasks, and proactively alerts mangers, supervisors or HR personnel before a potentially fatigued employee can be scheduled for an open shift.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

Workforce Software

Where's the Next Growth Opportunity for Cloud and Hosting Providers?
sponsored by Solidfire
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover concepts that provide direction to help cloud and managed hosting service providers think about where to place their three-to five-year technology bets.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

Solidfire

Understand the Correlation Between Developers and Operations
sponsored by AppDynamics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the story behind DevOps: how exactly it works and combination of power between developers and operations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

AppDynamics

Dell notebooks are the most reliable according to Customer Satisfaction Research
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Inside this study, discover five key areas where enterprise customers value a notebook vendor and find out how Dell performed in each of the core areas of the study when compared to the market.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Monitoring the Real End User Experience
sponsored by AppDynamics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a system that is designed to help you simplify troubleshooting application problems.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

AppDynamics

Cognos: BI: Building a Business Intelligence Competency Center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you strengthen your understanding, planning and communication of the value of a BICC and how it might work in your organization.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

IBM

Storage in the era of cloud and big data: The advantages of SSDs over HDDs
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, explore the causes of the shift in the approach to storage from the amount of storage needed to how that storage will be used. Also, discover how traditional hard disk drives (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD) compare to each other.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Overcome Your Data Center Storage Challenges
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a software and hardware solutions that balance reliability, availability, and data protection of storage in the data center to suit end-users unique needs. Find out how these solutions work efficiently and seamlessly with your existing infrastructure to help maximize you IT investments.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Accelerate Business Operations with Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to find out how you can accelerate business operations by implementing the cloud.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

IBM

Gain Control of Your Mobile Testing With 3 Simple Steps
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn how you can gain control and security over your mobile applications, broken down into 3 simple steps.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Mobile Application Performance TestingùResolve These 5 Misleading Myths
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the challenges and myths of mobile application performance testing, and gain insight into the proven tools and techniques that are required to accurately test, validate and optimize mobile application performance.
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Implementing Quality of Service (QoS) in Cisco Nexus Data Center Switches
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The focus of this white paper is about how Quality of Service (QoS) is highly relevant in networks within an organization and for service providers.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

The Ease of Integrating All-Flash and SQL
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to get all the details on deploying an SQL Server on a Flash Array including volume layout, storage provisioning, host connectivity, and backup and recovery.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Pure Storage

Dell Compellent's storage solution for Microsoft Exchange Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The ESRP – Storage program was developed by Microsoft Corporation to provide a common storage testing framework for vendors to provide information on its storage solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server software.This white paper looks at the results of testing perform on a storage center solution.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Performance: Specvirt™ Benchmark
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this essential white paper to compare the costs, performance and complexity of VMware vSphere 4 against RHEV.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Realizing the Value of Operational Analytics
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to find out how operational analytics can enable your business to analyze and mine streams of machine-generated data to provide real-time insight into enterprise operations.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Red Hat

The State of Cloud Storage
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This industry report – "The State of Cloud Storage" – compares performance, availability and scalability of cloud storage providers (CSPs). Read on to evaluate which CSPs enable the highest quality of service for today's organizations, based on this study's research findings.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Nasuni Corporation

Comparison Guide: Riverbed SteelCentral vs. Fluke Networks
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the primary functions under the "performance management" umbrella, from network mapping to end-user experience, and describes one company's approach to tackling all of the use cases and demands of IT in this arena.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Riverbed Technology, Inc.
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PERFORMANCE TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  evaluated. Performance testing is often done in conjunction with stress testing.Performance testing can verify that a system meets the specifications claimed by its manufacturer or vendor. The process can compare two or more devices or programs in terms of parameters such as speed, data transfer rate, bandwidth, throughput, efficiency or reliability. Performance testing can also be used as a diagnostic aid in locating communications bottlenecks. Often a system will work much better if a problem is resolved at a single point or in a single component. For example, even the fastest computer will … 
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