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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 Reports
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How to Move a Two-Tier Application to the Cloud (and Back)
sponsored by Velostrata
RESOURCE: Sit back and see how a veteran performance architect was able to move a 4M, multi-tier app running in a private data center to the public cloud in minutes. Watch and learn as he guides you step by step through a quick new process that provides the ability to test the app's deployment, performance and various optional configurations in the cloud.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Velostrata

Why Upgrade Your Server Infrastructure Now?
sponsored by Dell EMC and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Find out how upgrading server infrastructure on a regular refresh cycle can save IT organizations capital and operations costs due to higher server performance, consolidation, management efficiency, and more.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Dell EMC and Microsoft

Performance-based Interviewing Strategies
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to make the most of every interview with performance-based interview strategies. Discover more about finding the link between performance and personality, strategies to more effective interviews, and how to find those game-changers your company needs to hire.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Infor

Metro Health: Where Desktops Get Better
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
CASE STUDY: Having visibility into how your organization is using virtual desktops is critical in order to get the most from your VDI investment. Access this resource to learn how gaining a clear view of all users, machines, applications, and their supporting infrastructure can help to improve and optimize virtual desktop monitoring and performance.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Liquidware Labs

Performance Testing VDI on All Flash Array Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how all-flash arrays enable selected arrays to scale up as well as out in order to handle growth and new demands from VDI users. Access now and you'll explore performance and efficiency tests to see how an all-flash array performs when supporting VDI workloads.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Kaminario

Predictable VDI Performance From PoC to Production
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: Learn how hyperconverged infrastructures enable performance per desktop to remain constant as your VDI project rollout progresses. Plus find out how this approach compares with a conventional infrastructure project so you can best weigh all the pros and cons.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 26 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

Achieve a Better VDI Density Benchmark
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: This custom article takes a look at the benchmarking process used for capacity testing SimpliVity VDI platforms on hyper-converged infrastructures. Read on and you'll learn about the benchmark results and how it faired in desktop and capacity performance, why hyper-converged platforms are well suited to VDI workloads in the first place, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

Software Testing in the Digital Age: New Platforms, Skills and Tools
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: From understanding the unique challenges of the Internet of Things to really understanding user experience, testers have a lot to learn and accomplish in 2016. Find what you need to know to succeed in testing in this very challenging year.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Premiered: 04 Feb 2016

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

Implementing VDI on Hyperconverged Infrastructures Reference Architecture
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how hyper-converged infrastructures address VDI challenges by providing an end-user experience organizations require, without sacrificing economics or resilience. Download now to explore a technology overview of a hyperconverged system designed for VDI.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SimpliVity

The Strategic Execution Framework: Part 1
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from IPS explains how businesses can use the Strategic Execution Framework to help their companies stay on track and align projects to desired business outcomes.
Posted: 17 Dec 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

VDI Without Compromise: Performance Testing VDI Running on Hyperconverged Systems
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to leverage hyperconverged infrastructure to mitigate common VDI challenges by eliminating the redundant IOPS that plague these environments and eliminating silos of data. Access now and you'll see first-hand the performance results of VDI running on hyperconverged systems.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2015

SimpliVity

Testing VDI Environments with Hyperconverged Infrastructures
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: This brief lab report shows the benefits of running VDI on hyperconverged infrastructures. Read on and learn how, with hyperconverged infrastructures, traditional VDI pain points related to deployment, management, performance, and security can become a thing of the past.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

SimpliVity

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

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

Rackspace

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

A Look at the Future of Data Center Monitoring
sponsored by Colt Data Centre Services
EGUIDE: This expert eGuide breaks down some of the benefits that using a KPI to measure your data center workload balance, what business relevant aspects to measure, as well as generating periodic reports that show KPI data overtime. Also, review examples of how KPIs can measure your data centers IT infrastructure, transactions and efficiency.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 09 Sep 2016

Colt Data Centre Services

How to Use KPIs to Evaluate and Reward Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper identifies 6 guidelines for implementing a better way to reward employee performance using KPIs.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

IBM

Marshaling Talent Through Workforce Analytics
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
EBOOK: Experts say that workforce analytics and performance management not only improve employee performance, but they can also boost companies' bottom lines.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 11 Apr 2016

SearchFinancialApplications

Transcript: Continuous Testing: How to streamline Citrix Performance, Regression, and Security Testing
sponsored by Citrix and NRG Global
TRANSCRIPT: This transcript reveals how you can use a continuous testing strategy to incorporate any alterations into your environment quickly and with confidence.
Posted: 01 Dec 2015 | Published: 01 Dec 2015

Citrix and NRG Global

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

Driving Business Value with Flash-Optimized Storage Strategies
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®

FAQ: VMware Horizon with NVIDIA GRID vGPU
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This informative sheet breaks down all the questions you have about VMware Horizon with NVIDIA GRID vGPU.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015


Infographic: Drive Better Data Economics
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: The traditional approach to storing information causes performance problems and creates data bottlenecks. In fact, 78% of CFOs report that pressure is high to control storage costs and increase efficiency. This infographic introduces a different approach to storage that drives better data economics.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Apr 2015

IBM

Storage in the Era of Cloud and Big Data: The Advantages of SSDs over HDDs
sponsored by Dell, Inc. & Intel®
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. & Intel®

Allocate VDI Resources with Proper Benchmarking
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Benchmarking is crucial to ensuring VDI performance—find out how to ensure that it's effective for your organization.
Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | Published: 24 Dec 2014

Dell
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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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