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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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CW+: Quocirca report: Enterprise performance management cycle 2
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: In February 2009, Quocirca interviewed 800 individuals across 8 geographies for their views on, and usage of, enterprise performance management (EPM) tools and processes.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca report: Enterprise performance management
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Monitoring, measuring and reporting on the financial health of an organisation is a basic need that requires effective tools and processes to optimise the end result.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+ Quocirca report: Beating IT recession blues
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: IT spending is often an issue for any organisation, but especially in harsh economic times it is even more important to see what benefit IT brings to the business. This report looks at the degree to which UK organisations understand what IT is doing for their business, and in particular how some companies measure this and benefit from it.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Maximizing Data Center Efficiency, Capacity and Availability through Integrated Infrastructure
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to get best practices on addressing the typical infrastructure challenges facing today’s data center managers. Discover how an integrated infrastructure can address an organization’s unique business needs while increasing efficiency, ensuring availability and reducing cost of deployment or ownership.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

Emerson Network Power

My first steps towards HTML5 – trying out canvas
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT REVIEW: It may be time to take a closer look at HTML. These days it's being pushed through all media channels, and it's come a long way since it was first developed. HTML5 now includes canvas, which allows web developers to dynamically draw graphics on the screen without plug-ins. Read this developer's account of his experience trying it out.
Posted: 16 Dec 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

Intel

Happy Customers Through High-Performing Service Level Agreements (SLAS)
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This e-guide covers adoption, reporting and measuring productivity with application lifecycle management (ALM). Inside, find recommendations on best practices and tools to smooth your organization’s transition to ALM.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Cisco Tidal Assessment Service for SAP Performance
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to discover how to improve overall application functioning by identifying and remediating performance issues and hidden pain points throughout your SAP environment.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Two IT pros show how VDI can change the desktop management game
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix
EGUIDE: Building reliable performance requires measurement, testing and validation -- three items that often become afterthoughts during a VDI deployment. In this expert e-guide, learn how to select performance measurement and management tools that can optimize VDI.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix

Endpoint Protection Performance Benchmarks
sponsored by GFI Software
WHITE PAPER: View this endpoint protection performance benchmark report to explore the impact of GFI Software on system performance for its end users based on a set of objective metrics including: installation time, boot time, average CPU usage, memory usage and more.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

GFI Software

VMware vSphere 4 Performance on Cisco Unified Computing System
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the performance figures obtained by the Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager Virtual Appliance (VA) running on VMware vSphere 4.0, which was installed on a Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS).
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Offshoring ETL Development in EPM projects
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the benefits of off-shoring and the challenges that stand in the way of a successful outsourced project.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Hexaware Technologies

Capacity Management Maturity Assessment
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Take this capacity management maturity assessment in order to better understand how your company handles performance goals, business forecasting and business process management. Gain advice based on your answers to the assessment questions that will help move your company to higher levels of maturity.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

E-Guide: Expert guide to vSphere: Tips and tricks you should know
sponsored by AMD
EGUIDE: VMware’s vSphere platform is one that has made a name for itself amongst IT pros because of its high performance features. Check out this expert resource to discover how to optimize your virtualization initiatives with the latest version of vSphere and access a checklist of key troubleshooting tips.
Posted: 06 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Oct 2011

AMD

Top 10 Tips for Optimizing SQL Server Performance
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this new white paper, discover the top 10 tips to get the most from SQL Server. Learn the things you need to know about SQL Server performance and how these optimization tricks and strategies will help take mediocre SQL performance to new heights.
Posted: 03 Oct 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2011

Dell Software

Beyond Provisioning
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Once a cloud has been designed and is up and running, it’s important to optimize it to deliver top quality service to each of its users. Yet to do so, IT pros must proactively monitor for performance issues and maintain optimal use of capacity resources. This paper highlights 3 key components to be aware of when monitoring performance issues.
Posted: 31 Aug 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

eGuide: Keys to improving WAN application delivery
sponsored by BlueCoat
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses how gaining visibility into WAN application performance results in better overall WAN management and how you can make it happen. Additionally, uncover best practices on how you can improve application delivery in order to boost overall user experience.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

BlueCoat

Presentation Transcript: Cisco Active Network Abstraction and Production
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Access this presentation transcript, which introduces the Cisco Active Network Abstraction system and summarizes the network scope and the general problems faced by ANA.
Posted: 22 Jul 2011 | Published: 22 Jul 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

CIOs Say: Application Performance is Top Priority, End User is King
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This IDG Research Services study demonstrates that CIOs and IT leaders recognize the business impact of application performance. It's all about end-user and customer satisfaction, increasing productivity, and lowering costs. 
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

VDI Performance Comparison: Cisco UCS Solution vs. HP Solution
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
TEST RESULTS: This test report compares two major servers with respect to their virtual desktop capacity. Find out which platform supported more virtual desktops while still maintaining an acceptable response time.
Posted: 02 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

An introduction to load testing for Web applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of measuring application performance and provides best practices for load and performance testing. Inside, discover the components of a successful testing process and suggestions for testing software designed to provider quick, accurate and thorough performance validation.
Posted: 27 May 2011 | Published: 27 May 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Optimizing Desktop Virtualization with Dell Equallogic Hybrid Arrays
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In recent years, we have witnessed great technology leaps from all of the leading VDI software vendors. In this part of our series, we take a close look at a recent performance benchmark to evaluate in detail how Dell’s innovations reduce complexity, improve performance and lower the cost of VDI.
Posted: 26 Apr 2011 | Published: 26 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

Application Quality Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how AQM solutions include thorough testing capabilities that can help users identify application quality and performance issues prior to deployment, saving valuable time, money and reputation.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2010

Oracle Corporation

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

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
VIDEO: Access this video overview to learn about Intel's Turbo Boost Technology and its ability to monitor and boost IT performance in the enterprise.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Premiered: 06 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Quick Guide: Getting to Grips with Service Desk Metrics
sponsored by Citrix Online UK
WHITE PAPER: This quick guide from Service Desk Institute identifies the most popular industry metrics that you should be employing, considers the best ways to measure them and demonstrates how to utilise these measures to improve your service delivery.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

Citrix Online UK
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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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