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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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Process Automation With VMware
sponsored by UC4 Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you’ll discover how to grapple virtualization's complexities by automating time drains like on/off control, making backups and snapshots, and provisioning resources (virtual machines).
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

UC4 Software, Inc

Performance Comparison of a Dell Latitude Netbook and Previous Generation Dell Latitude Notebooks
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
ANALYST REPORT: Dell commissioned Principled Technologies (PT) to run a set of performance tests on a current Intel® processor-based Dell™ Latitude™ netbook and two previous generation Intel processor-based Dell Latitude notebook systems. Read this analyst report to discover the results.
Posted: 30 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

A Performance Comparison of Current and Previous Generation Dell Latitude Notebook Systems
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
ANALYST REPORT: Dell Inc. commissioned Principled Technologies to run a set of performance tests on a mix of current and previous generation Intel&Reg; processor-based Dell&trade Latitude&trade notebook systems. Read this report to learn about key findings.
Posted: 27 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

CA eHealth Performance Manager Demo
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PRODUCT DEMO: Download this demo to learn how you can proactively monitor performance of data and voice networks, physical and virtual systems, environmentals, databases and client/server applications across IT, all from one interface, before your business is negatively impacted.
Posted: 23 Nov 2009 | Premiered: 23 Oct 2009

CA Technologies.

IBM Service Management: Visibility. Control. Automation
sponsored by IBM
BROCHURE: This brochure shows how IBM Service Management combines industry-leading software, hardware and services to deliver solutions that help today's organizations transform assets and infrastructure into smarter services and products that deliver greater business value.
Posted: 12 Nov 2009 | Published: 25 Jun 2009

IBM

Using Performance Drivers to Enhance Business Success: Identifying, Visualizing and Analyzing Key Performance Drivers (KPD metrics)
sponsored by myDIALS Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines performance metrics and focuses on the nature, identification and use of Key Performance Drivers to enhance business success. It illustrates how these KPD metrics can be visualized and logically related to the Key Performance Indicators that measure those outcomes.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

myDIALS Inc.

Addressing the Destructive Business Impact of Data Performance Problems
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: This paper details non-disruptive strategies for eliminating performance problems in existing data integration environments.
Posted: 29 Oct 2009 | Published: 28 Oct 2009

Syncsort

There Is No Execution without Integration: MES Adoption Drives Performance
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Many manufacturers today are getting caught on the wrong side of a technology adoption wave that is quickly gaining momentum. This benchmark study is a roadmap for reducing overall manufacturing costs through the utilization of manufacturing technologies.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP AG

eBook: The New Era of Network Performance Management
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: Today's networks are highly complex, dynamic environments that demand comprehensive performance management. Fortunately, technological advancement is simplifying management and addressing new challenges. This eBook explains why management is more important now than ever and how it can help deliver business-critical applications better and faster.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

SearchNetworking.com

Rapid Bottleneck Identification - A Better Way to do Load Testing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Rapid bottleneck identification (RBI) is a new testing methodology that allows quality assurance (QA) professionals to very quickly uncover Web application performance limitations and determine the impact of those limitations on the end user experience.
Posted: 12 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Presentation Transcript - Best Practices: Protect Your Online Revenue Through Web Performance Testing
sponsored by Gomez
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This transcript will discuss optimizing application performance and quality, and various strategies that IDC sees in its research to help you improve your decision making about how you approach quality, management and performance optimization. Read on to learn more about how to protect your online revenue through web performance testing.
Posted: 09 Oct 2009 | Published: 09 Oct 2009

Gomez

Initial Investment Payback Analysis: Dell PowerEdge R710 solution with VMware ESX vs. Dell PowerEdge 2850 solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
TEST RESULTS: In this report, we estimate both the number of older solutions each Dell PowerEdge R710 solution can replace and the payback period for replacing those older solutions. One key finding discovered is that each Dell PowerEdge R710 solution with VMware ESX can replace seven Dell PowerEdge 2850 solutions, and could yield a payback in under 18 months.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Initial Investment Payback Analysis: Dell PowerEdge R710 solution vs. HP ProLiant DL385 solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
TEST RESULTS: In this report, we estimate both the number of older solutions each Dell PowerEdge R710 solution can replace and the payback period for replacing those older solutions. One key finding discovered is that each Dell PowerEdge R710 solution can replace up to nine HP ProLiant DL385 solutions, and could yield a payback in under 9 months.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

OLTP and Exhange Server performance summary of Intel Xeon Processor E5506, E5520, E5540, and X5550 on the Dell PowerEdge R710 Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
TEST RESULTS: One key finding discovered from this test is that the Intel Xeon Processor E5520 2.26GHz-based Dell PowerEdge 710 server achieved 75.9% higher SQL Server 2008 performance than did the Intel Xeon Processor E5506 2.13GH-based Dell PowerEdge 710 server. Read this test report summary to learn more key findings.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Six-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors: Top-line performance that’s bottom-line efficient
sponsored by HP, Vmware and AMD
BROCHURE: Unlike competitive products focused on raw performance, AMD technology-based servers deliver one platform to support the top-line demands of your business with a total cost advantage you can take right to the bottom-line.
Posted: 15 Sep 2009 | Published: 15 Sep 2009

HP, Vmware and AMD

Oracle Hyperion Performance Scorecard
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
DATA SHEET: To regularly monitor and measure performance, senior managers require a link between their company’s strategic and operational plans. Oracle Hyperion Performance Scorecard can help you define a methodology-neutral strategy and measure performance against goals, monitor progress on a regular basis, and communicate across your entire enterprise.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

A Library Based Approach to Threading for Performance
sponsored by Intel Software Network
WHITE PAPER: Libraries play an important role in threading software to run faster on Intel multi-core platforms. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 22 May 2008

Intel Software Network

Gaining the Performance Edge Using a Column-Oriented Database Management System
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the data explosion phenomenon and why column-oriented database systems are able to provide the boost that is needed to gain the performance edge. The paper contrasts row-oriented systems with column-oriented systems, and then elaborates on the benefits of the columnar approach.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

Orion Network Performance Monitor
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Traditional framework solutions are expensive and tough to implement; are difficult to use, maintain and customize; and often impractical for network engineers in mid- to large-sized organizations. Network engineers need affordable, scalable network management solutions that provide immediate visibility into performance of the entire network.
Posted: 14 Jul 2009 | Premiered: 14 Jul 2009

SolarWinds, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: A Framework for Assuring IT Service Quality and Performance
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Service, according to ITIL, is based on the use of Information Technology and supports the Customer's Business Process. An IT Service is made up from a combination of people, processes and technology and should be defined in an Service Level Agreement. Learn about a framework for assuring IT service quality and performance.
Posted: 09 Jul 2009 | Published: 09 Jul 2009

CA Technologies.

Enabling the Virtual Data Center: Simple, Affordable Virtualized ISCSI Storage for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Environments
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this solution brief learn how the Dell EqualLogic™ PS Series can provide a fully virtualized storage infrastructure that delivers high availability, resiliency, flexibility, and scalability that is simple and cost-effective to deploy, manage and grow.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Dell and Microsoft

Enterprise Performance Management: Joining Planning and Reporting for Superior Results
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper on enterprise performance to learn about financial and reporting requirements, when to adopt integrated enterprise performance management processes and system software, and hear about customer examples.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Oracle Corporation

CA eHealth Performance Manager Solution Implementation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
DATA SHEET: This paper is an introduction to CA eHealth Performance Manager. This solution pinpoints network performance problems in real time, plans for future network capacity needs and identifies historical performance trends while improving staff productivity and maximizing your software investment.
Posted: 30 Apr 2009 | Published: 28 Apr 2009

CA Technologies.

Optimizing PC Performance with Simple Benchmarking Processes
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this paper to learn how to enhance PC performance and overall IT efficiency by utilizing Intel's unique new platform performance benchmarking process.
Posted: 02 Apr 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

The Forrester Wave: Requirements Management, Q2 2008
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
ANALYST REPORT: In Forrester's 79-criteria evaluation of requirements management tools vendors, five standalone requirements management tools and four application life-cycle management (ALM) solutions that include requirements management capabilities went head-to-head. Read this research paper to see how each one fared.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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