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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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Jboss Enterprise Middleware Healthcheck Service
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how an enterprise middleware health check can help ensure your enterprise application platform is operating at maximum security and efficiency.
Posted: 29 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Red Hat

Managed Solutions for Red Hat JBoss Middleware
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how managed solutions can assist in deploying, managing, and monitoring middleware productions, applications and services.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013

Red Hat

Citrix Troubleshooting Guide: How to Stop the Blame Game
sponsored by ExtraHop
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how wire data analytics technology enables Citrix administrators to not only see end-user experience for ICA sessions, but also dig into application and infrastructure performance to uncover the real reason for performance slowdowns.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

ExtraHop

Goodbye to Windows Server 2003. Hello HP. Successfully migrate to the New Style of IT
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: Read this transcript for five considerations that will convince you to migrate from Windows Server 2003.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015

HP

VDI storage platform meets performance demands of thousands of VMs
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a storage system that provides a simple to manage, cost-effective VDI storage platform that meets the performance demands of thousands of VMs. Inside you'll explore the reference architecture for this platform and see how it performed.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Tintri

Dell Storage SCv2000 Series
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: If you are a small or medium business needing primary storage, or project-based storage, the high performance and high quality of entry-level Dell Storage SCv2000 Series is perfect for you. Access this white paper to learn more about the series and its benefits.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Performance-enhancing storage boosts healthcare in Thailand
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to see how one hospital in Thailand optimized its storage infrastructure by implementing flash. Read on to learn how flash improved the hospital's storage performance.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

5 Top Reasons to Consider Flash Storage for the Enterprise
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Flash storage delivers much greater performance than hard disk drive storage systems – yet another reason why they are gaining popularity. Check out this game-changing resource to find out how the latest innovations to flash technology are completely changing the face of storage
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Driving Business Value with Flash-Optimized Dell Storage Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how optimizing storage with flash can help you cut down on storage management time. Read on to learn how flash can give your business a strong ROI.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Virtual Machine Aware, Hybrid Flash, VDI Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the application-aware architecture that provides a simple to manage, cost-effective VDI storage platform that meets the performance demands of hundreds of VMs. Read now and start providing predictable VDI performance sans complexity, for a consistent end-user experience.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Tintri

Three VDI Pain Points
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to avoid the three biggest VDI pain points using a storage system built specifically for VDI.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Tintri

Top 10 Reasons to Deploy Tintri Smart Storage for VDI
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations interested in building a high-performance and responsive Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) require application-aware storage architecture that delivers unparalleled performance and efficiency. Read this white paper for the top 10 reasons to deploy Tintri Smart Storage for VDI.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 05 Jun 2015

Tintri

Ecommerce & Media Websites: A Custom Private Cloud to Handle Your Complex Website Requirements
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: E-commerce and media-rich websites require robust infrastructure, security, compliance, and high availability. A custom private cloud can handle these complex websites. Read this white paper to find out how to support the needs of these websites.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Rackspace

Vodafone Ireland implements world-class service excellence with HP BSM
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Vodafone wanted to implement world-class customer service, so it replaced its reactive, and introspective IT management with a more effective management framework.This white paper explains how Vodafone used integrated business service management to enhance infrastructure performance and drive business value with a business services framework.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Private Cloud of Choice for Windows Powered by Rackspace
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains Microsoft Cloud OS' key features including self-service, cost-effective licensing, storage spaces, and more. Read now for the benefits and typical use cases and get started with Microsoft Cloud OS.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2015

Rackspace

Load Testing at the Speed of Agile
sponsored by Neotys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines key challenges and best practices for load and performance testing in an Agile environment.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Neotys

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

Simplify HR to Drive Performance Leading HR Organization Share Their Strategies
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for six examples of different real-life examples of methods and strategies to drive performance.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Sep 2012

Workday

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

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

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®

Mobile Application Performance Testing Resolve 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
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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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