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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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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.

Containers Tech Brief
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper shows you how packaging applications with Linux containers addresses these problems related to application testing and provides an easier and faster application deployment model.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

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.

Viewing Application Performance from the End-User Perspective
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces Application-Aware Network Performance Management, which quickly identifies the root cause of performance issues within a complex application environment.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Fluke Networks

Cloud Testing: 3 Essential Facts to Simplify Performance Testing Part 2
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: In this second webcast of a three-part series, learn about the new cloud capabilities in the newest version of a performance testing solution. Listen in for detailed descriptions of the 5 categories of this new technology: cloud testing, enhanced mobile testing, continuous testing, user experience and community, and flexible delivery.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 4, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cloud Testing: 3 Essential Facts to Simplify Performance Testing Part 1
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: This webcast reveals a performance testing solution for today's environment – one that simulates real users with thousands, hundreds of thousands, or even millions of "virtual" users. Learn how this performance testing system generates accurate, measureable and repeatable load on the system from a single point of control.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 4, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cloud Testing: 3 Essential Facts to Simplify Performance Testing Part 3
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: This cloud testing webinar addresses 3 essential facts to simplify app performance testing with an on-demand solution. Discover a SaaS platform that allows you to initiate load externally, as well as internally, to help you validate app performance against your business requirements.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 4, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

AAA Life Meets Aggressive Time-to-Market Deadlines
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how AAA leveraged a suite of testing tools to support their Agile development initiative and streamline the testing cycle to achieve continuous integration.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

Borland, Micro Focus

Addressing Performance Testing
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
PODCAST: In this podcast, discover why performance testing is necessary for modern development organizations, the challenges they face, and how they can be addressed by using the right performance testing tools.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 30, 2013

Borland, Micro Focus

Challenges around web 2.0 apps and how performance tools can help
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
PODCAST: Tune in to this podcast to explore challenges specific to web 2.0 applications and learn how to meet the performance testing needs of these apps with an enterprise-class performance testing tool.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 30, 2013

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

CW Special Report on CA Technologies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 9 page special independent report from Computer Weekly, updated for 2014, gives you the facts on CA, its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Fixed Before It's Broken - The Art and Science of Predictive Maintenance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following infographic to uncover how predictive maintenance can effectively assure asset performance and production quality, ultimately enabling maximized value at every step in the production process.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

IBM

Lighten your load with the silk portfolio
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
VIDEO: As computing platforms such as cloud, Web, and mobile gain traction, application delivery and testing becomes more complex. Watch this comprehensive video to discover a suite of versatile, automated testing tools that promises to ensure the performance of your applications, regardless of platform.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 15 Apr 2014

Borland, Micro Focus

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

3 key Lessons for Agile Continuous Performance Testing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: For Agile development to be a success, you need to ensure quality at each step of the process. To do this, performance testing is immensely helpful -- if you do it correctly. In this informative webcast, learn three important lessons for Agile performance testing.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 12, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Evaluating your storage performance
sponsored by Fusion-io
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, experts shine light on 5 common scenarios of data storage bottlenecks, and 7 key performance tips. Read on as experts help guide you to the best evaluation of your storage performance.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

Fusion-io

VDI Performance Assurance
sponsored by Xangati
VIDEO: Nathanael Iversen, VP Product Management, Xangati and guest speaker Lloyd Havekost, VDI expert, discuss VDI Performance Assurance and how the US Army used Xangati to solve their VDI performance issues.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Premiered: 08 Jan 2014

Xangati

How to Avoid Epic Web Failure...Lessons Learned from Healthcare.gov
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WEBCAST: Top-notch web and mobile performance are critical for modern applications. You can't afford website failures during peak usage times, and without quality user experience, you could lose revenue and customers. So how can you ensure your web and mobile apps don't fail you when you need them most?
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Nov 20, 2013

SOASTA, 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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