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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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Virtualizing the Client PC: A Proof of Concept
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper Intel IT explores a proof of concept study that examined the viability of abstracting the client operating system from the hardware platform using virtualization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

Developing an Enterprise Client Virtualization Strategy
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel conducted a series of studies to analyze the potential benefits of each technology and to begin to develop a targeted strategy for delivering client virtualization to our users. Read this document to review the findings.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Dell, HP, and IBM Blade Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the TCO of this blade solution at acquisition and at 1, 3, and 5 years. TCO includes hardware, support, management software, IO virtualization, power, cooling, network ports, and data center space.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Oct 2008

Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®

The Renewed Finance Function: Extending Performance Management Beyond Finance
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In August 2007, CFO Research Services launched a research program to explore the ways in which the role of the finance team has changed in recent years. This report presents the findings of our online survey of 255 senior finance executives.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Value Proposition for IBM Power Systems as Database Server in Midsize Companies - Cost Comparisons for Linux
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This ITG report shows the advantages of the IBM Power platform for Linux database serving in mid-sized companies. It will discuss the use of IBM Power servers for core database serving and give a number of reasons to consider the Power platform.
Posted: 11 Sep 2008 | Published: 11 Sep 2008

IBM

Enterprise Risk Management in the Financial Services Industry: International Benchmark Survey May 2007
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This report presents the 2007 results of SAS' annual international benchmark survey on enterprise risk management (ERM) in the financial services industry.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 05 Sep 2008

SAS

Best Practices in Performance Management: Monitor, Measure and Manage the End User Experience
sponsored by Knoa Software
WHITE PAPER: This report is the result of a study taken by 87% of IT executives on the best way to manage the service of business critical applications to measure performance at the end-user level. Read this to learn the best practices in performance management.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Published: 09 Sep 2008

Knoa Software

Ten Key Steps to Effective Succession Planning
sponsored by Halogen Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn 10 Key Steps to Effective Succession Planning. It also discusses best practices, replacement planning, talent pools, and the aging workforce.
Posted: 21 Aug 2008 | Published: 20 Aug 2008

Halogen Software

Emerging Best Practices for Carrier IP Transformation
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper identifies emerging best practices for planning, implementation, migration and operations based on hands-on experience with IP Transformation initiatives across the globe.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 20 Aug 2008

Alcatel-Lucent

Why Most Organizations Miss User Response Monitoring - and What to Do about It
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explains the challenges of user response monitoring and how to overcome these challenges. It also teaches you how to get a real handle on infrastructure performance and shows you how it will impact user experience.
Posted: 15 Aug 2008 | Published: 15 Aug 2008

Nimsoft, Inc.

Service Level Management: On the Level
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains an evolutionary approach to Service Level Management (SLM) that enables organizations at any stage of IT development to successfully implement SLM and begin contributing more to the business bottom line.
Posted: 15 Aug 2008 | Published: 15 Aug 2008

Nimsoft, Inc.

Strategic Insight for Your SAP Deployment: The Top 3 Techniques for Capacity and Performance Management
sponsored by HyPerformix
WHITE PAPER: The emerging best practice of predictive analysis provides accurate predictions of performance and capacity, hands-on real observed results, that allow you to make informed business decisions about IT investments.
Posted: 16 Jul 2008 | Published: 16 Jul 2008

HyPerformix

Best Practices in Performance Measurement and Reporting: Understanding the Global Investment Performance Standards
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper, written in conjunction with Ashland Partners, explains the steps to becoming Global Investment Performance Standards compliant.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Advent Software, Inc

Improving Web Application Performance for Your End-Users: Creating a Better Customer Experience
sponsored by Gomez
WHITE PAPER: This report analyzes why data from the full range of Last Mile connections gives companies a strategic advantage in the hyper-competitive online marketplace.
Posted: 23 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Gomez

Leveraging Agent and Agentless Technology for Effective Operations Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn the benefits of using agent-based and agentless technologies to monitor infrastructure performance and availability. Also read about the total cost of ownership for both agent-based solutions as well as agentless techn...
Posted: 24 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Tackling Today's Data Center Energy Efficiency Challenges - A Software-Oriented Approach
sponsored by Square D Critical Power Competency Center
WHITE PAPER: Get an overview of a software-based approach to effectively measuring, monitoring and managing data center energy consumption.
Posted: 22 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Square D Critical Power Competency Center

Load Testing for Web 2.0: Simplifying Performance Validation for Rich Internet Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: While rich next generation applications promise a radically improved customer experience, they also have the potential to overwhelm your servers. This paper examines a set of sophisticated tools for load testing your new high -powered apps.
Posted: 14 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Testing SOA Applications and Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn how testing the quality of an SOA allows organizations to optimize the use of IT resources and reuse services across multiple applications and ultimately enhance business agility.
Posted: 19 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Hewlett-Packard Company

Implementation Study: Dell IT Scales Supply Chain Management with Oracle Database 10g and Real Application Clusters
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Dell IT made the transition from proprietary Unix-based servers to running mission critical supply chain management applications on standards-based servers to avoid significant expenditures, increase server uptime, and improve scalability.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Dell, Inc.

What You Should Expect from Load Testing Web Applications
sponsored by Quotium Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the necessary steps to collect and leverage Web application test data and ensure an entire Web environments' ability to sustain concurrent users and transactions.
Posted: 23 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Quotium Technologies

An Enterprise Database Performance Comparison of the Dell PowerEdge 2950 and the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how enterprise database performance compares on the Dell PowerEdge 2950 Server verses the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Server.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Dell, Inc.

An Enterprise Database Performance Comparison of the Dell PowerEdge 6850 and the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how enterprise database performance compares on the Dell PowerEdge 6850 and the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Servers.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Dell, Inc.

Quick Recovery of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Databases Using Veritas Storage Foundation 4.3 for Windows on HP Integrity Servers
sponsored by HP & Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to rapidly recover Microsoft SQL Server 2005 environments. The solution is based on the Quick Recovery feature of Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows 4.3 coupled with supporting technology from Microsoft and HP.
Posted: 22 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

HP & Symantec

Mercury Customer Perspective: Using Mercury TestDirector to Develop a Software Defect Reporting and Resolution Process
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper a Mercury user shares her unique viewpoint and wealth of experience gained from using Mercury TestDirector to support a variety of large-scale projects, the setup and management of the processes, and how easy the processe...
Posted: 20 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Mercury

Load Testing: Mitigating Risk before Go-live
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: The role of enterprise software is to facilitate and optimize business processes. Testing of new, upgraded, and newly integrated software applications, before they go live, is one proven way to mitigate the risk.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Mercury
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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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