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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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Identity Management Tool: Scalability Test Results & Analysis
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: For many organizations, it's never been more important to have an identity management strategy that can scale to support increasing and decreasing numbers of users. In this white paper, explore the performance test results of one identity management tool for user populations of up to 100 million
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

CA Technologies.

Preview the new HP LoadRunner and HP Performance Center 12.0
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: In this webinar, get an inside look at load testing and performance testing software that enable you to deliver high performance applications with the velocity and quality required of today's competitive business environment.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Apr 24, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Load Testing in a Continuous Environment: Challenges and Best Practices
sponsored by Neotys
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast discusses the challenges of and offers best practices for load and performance testing on Agile projects. Discover how one load testing software allows teams to easily collaborate on performance test design and results analysis, as well as automate test execution with Continuous Integration servers like Jenkins.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Apr 18, 2014

Neotys

Agile Load Testing: Tips and Best Practices
sponsored by Neotys
WEBCAST: In this on-demand webcast, learn how to guarantee optimum application performance while keeping up with the pace of your Agile development teams. Watch now for best practices and key steps for testing the performance of your web and mobile applications in an Agile environment.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 3, 2014

Neotys

Load Testing in Agile Environments: Overcome the Challenges
sponsored by Neotys
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper is intended to not only outline some of the challenges of load and performance testing in an Agile environment, but also provide key best practices like prioritizing performance goals and automating testing with Continuous Integration servers like Jenkins.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Neotys

Deakin University Improves Performance Testing of Learning Management System
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
CASE STUDY: Since thousands of students rely on Deakin University's learning management system, performance and load testing are critical to ensure high availability and reliability. View this case study to learn how Deakin replaced their legacy testing tool with a new performance testing technology in order to improve ease of use and cut costs.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Borland, Micro Focus

Load Testing: The key to keeping business applications running
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get an in-depth look at the importance of load testing for dealing with the challenges of peak application loads, learn when it's best to test during the development cycle, and how to achieve optimal performance with load testing.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Borland, Micro Focus

Ixia Black Book: 802.11ac Wi-Fi Benchmarking
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Examine 802.11ac Wi-Fi test methodologies in this white paper, which provides insight into the capabilities and features that matter most.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

Ixia

A Secure Cloud for Development and Testing Environments
sponsored by HP & Intel®
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 & Intel®

E-Book: Definitive Guide to Exchange 2010 Migration Chapter 4: Load Testing and Security Exchange 2010
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EBOOK: This chapter explains how to test Exchange 2010 with native and third-party management tools and how best to protect your investment.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

SearchDataCenter.com

APM and the Pursuit of Happiness
sponsored by New Relic
EBOOK: Application performance management is the ability to ensure the quality of mobile apps, SaaS and APIs for users, while keeping developers on top of monitoring.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

New Relic

Application Testing Survey Results
sponsored by AdvizeX Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Software testing is a critical component of application delivery -- no matter what industry you're in -- in order to ensure applications meet your business needs. Unfortunately, software testing is often underfunded -- so how are successful organizations balancing budgets with testing strategies?
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014

AdvizeX Technologies

Graduate from Load Testing to Performance Engineering
sponsored by Compuware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the role of load testing in the past and the current state of load test practices. Also, discover how a new technology brings full automation to load testing, and can help you fill the gaps in current test automation procedures.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Compuware

Making the Most of Your Application Availability
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EGUIDE: J.P. Jackson, an Application Performance Manager for the state of Michigan, tells all in this expert e-guide on application security and early performance testing. Discover his tips for application availability and best practices for making the most of limited resources.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

EMC Corporation

FAQ: Load testing software and application performance management
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: With Agile methodologies come faster deployment cycles and the need for more careful, coordinated and disciplined flow of software from development to quality assurance to production deployment.  In this E-Guide, learn more about gaining productivity in release management.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

IBM

Integrate Rational ALM applications with SAP Solution Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To support effective collaboration, IT teams need to unify and expedite the delivery of SAP and other critical business systems. In this resource, learn how to leverage an ALM platform and other tools that help your respond to the difficulty of managing change in SAP environments quickly and without breaking the bank.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Single Source of Truth: A Guide for Real User Measurement in the Workplace
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Inside this valuable resource, discover how, by measuring from the user's browser or app, real user management (RUM) tools can quantify the correlation between page load time and user engagement, and show where to optimize performance for more positive outcomes.
Posted: 11 Jul 2013 | Published: 11 Jul 2013

SOASTA, Inc

RMIT University delivers a positive student experience with HP
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: RMIT University, one of Australia's leading educational institutions, was struggling with a poor-performing student portal and website. In this brief case study, find out how RMIT implemented a performance testing platform to predict future system behavior, improve application performance, and optimize future student-critical app delivery.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Testing and Quality Management - Best Practices
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn the best practices for testing and configuration that Aberdeen's best-in-class designated organizations used to reduce operating costs by 26% and improve process efficiencies by 41% so you can adopt them to create a streamlined, stable IT environment for your business.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Load Testing 2.0 for Web 2.0: Simplifying performance validation for Rich Internet Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Before Ajax or other RIA technologies can be ready for prime time in your business, you need to verify that they can deliver enterprise-scale performance that won't lag or crash under peak loads. Read this white paper to learn best practices for load testing that will help you make sure that they're ready.
Posted: 06 Apr 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

Expert Tips for Performance Testing
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: As you're well aware, Web applications and architectures have become very complex, making performance testing equally as difficult to navigate. Read this expert e-guide to learn about the types of testing that exist for Web applications and the best strategies to use when it comes to measuring performance.
Posted: 19 Mar 2012 | Published: 19 Mar 2012

CA Technologies.

High Availability and Load Balancing
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: This paper, the third in a series on enterprise data integration, examines how "connection-weighted load balancing" provides fast, reliable, highly available cluster processing.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Progress

Best Practices for Load Testing: Do Try This At Home
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks load testing down into the following key activities: planning, configuration, scripting, execution, and analysis.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Neustar®

Advanced ADCs Take Over Where Server Load Balancers Leave Off
sponsored by Coyote Point Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper and learn what to look for when evaluating an application delivery solution. Get the tools you need to develop a successful virtualization strategy while improving your data center to obtain your business objectives.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

Coyote Point Systems, Inc.

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
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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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