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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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Foglight
sponsored by Dell Software
SOFTWARE LISTING: Foglight will correlate application performance data and events from the entire application infrastructure and point you to the true root-cause of a problem.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Dell Software

Spotlight® on Oracle
sponsored by Dell Software
SOFTWARE LISTING: Spotlight on Oracle enables real-time diagnostics, providing the fastest way to find and fix performance bottlenecks in your Oracle database environment.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Dell Software

Testing SOA Applications
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WEBCAST: This Webcast details how improved SOA quality can be achieved through the automated creation, execution and analysis of functional, regression and performance tests.
Posted: 27 Nov 2007 | Premiered: Mar 22, 2007, 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT)

IBM Software Group

Best Practices for Software Performance Testing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
PODCAST: This Podcast details best practices for performance testing, highlighting the various errors that such testing can bring to light.
Posted: 15 Oct 2007 | Premiered: Oct 15, 2007, 09:00 EDT (13:00 GMT)

Hewlett-Packard Company

Leveraging Agent and Agentless Technology for Effective Operations Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn the benefits of using agent-based and agentless technologies to monitor infrastructure performance and availability. Also read about the total cost of ownership for both agent-based solutions as well as agentless techn...
Posted: 24 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Tackling Today's Data Center Energy Efficiency Challenges - A Software-Oriented Approach
sponsored by Square D Critical Power Competency Center
WHITE PAPER: Get an overview of a software-based approach to effectively measuring, monitoring and managing data center energy consumption.
Posted: 22 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Square D Critical Power Competency Center

Load Testing for Web 2.0: Simplifying Performance Validation for Rich Internet Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: While rich next generation applications promise a radically improved customer experience, they also have the potential to overwhelm your servers. This paper examines a set of sophisticated tools for load testing your new high -powered apps.
Posted: 14 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Manager: Why experts rave about its Oracle DB management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: Attend this free Webcast to learn how Oracle Enterprise Manager can help you manage your database infrastructure more effectively.
Posted: 21 Mar 2007 | Premiered: Mar 29, 2007, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

Oracle Corporation

Testing SOA Applications and Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn how testing the quality of an SOA allows organizations to optimize the use of IT resources and reuse services across multiple applications and ultimately enhance business agility.
Posted: 19 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Hewlett-Packard Company

Implementation Study: Dell IT Scales Supply Chain Management with Oracle Database 10g and Real Application Clusters
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Dell IT made the transition from proprietary Unix-based servers to running mission critical supply chain management applications on standards-based servers to avoid significant expenditures, increase server uptime, and improve scalability.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Dell, Inc.

Testing Oracle 10g RAC Scalability on Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell/EMC Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
JOURNAL ARTICLE: Oracle 10g Real Application Clusters (RAC) software running on standards-based Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell/EMC storage can provide a flexible, reliable platform for a database grid.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2006

Dell, Inc.

What You Should Expect from Load Testing Web Applications
sponsored by Quotium Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the necessary steps to collect and leverage Web application test data and ensure an entire Web environments' ability to sustain concurrent users and transactions.
Posted: 23 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Quotium Technologies

An Enterprise Database Performance Comparison of the Dell PowerEdge 2950 and the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how enterprise database performance compares on the Dell PowerEdge 2950 Server verses the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Server.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Dell, Inc.

An Enterprise Database Performance Comparison of the Dell PowerEdge 6850 and the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how enterprise database performance compares on the Dell PowerEdge 6850 and the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Servers.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Dell, Inc.

Quick Recovery of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Databases Using Veritas Storage Foundation 4.3 for Windows on HP Integrity Servers
sponsored by HP & Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to rapidly recover Microsoft SQL Server 2005 environments. The solution is based on the Quick Recovery feature of Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows 4.3 coupled with supporting technology from Microsoft and HP.
Posted: 22 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

HP & Symantec

Mercury Customer Perspective: Using Mercury TestDirector to Develop a Software Defect Reporting and Resolution Process
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper a Mercury user shares her unique viewpoint and wealth of experience gained from using Mercury TestDirector to support a variety of large-scale projects, the setup and management of the processes, and how easy the processe...
Posted: 20 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Mercury

Load Testing: Mitigating Risk before Go-live
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: The role of enterprise software is to facilitate and optimize business processes. Testing of new, upgraded, and newly integrated software applications, before they go live, is one proven way to mitigate the risk.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Mercury

Ensuring the Health of Tomorrow's Fiber LANs - Part II: OTDR Trace Analysis -- Become an Expert Troubleshooter with Advanced OTDR Trace Analysis
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Experience designing cable and network testers has enabled a breakthrough in automated fiber trace analysis. This white paper discusses how an OTDR detects and analyzes test results, and explains expected and unexpected trace data from fiber networks.
Posted: 09 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Fluke Networks

Cisco Wide Area Applications Services (WAAS) Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) can accelerate a range of business applications, including Microsoft Exchange, file sharing and web applications.
Posted: 16 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Managing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the data center becomes more standardized, centralized management of the systems resources through tools like the Microsoft Office Manager (MOM) becomes possible. Find out how MOM can quickly respond to hardware failure for SQL Server
Posted: 18 Sep 2006 | Published: 15 Sep 2006

Dell, Inc.

Testing SOA Applications and Services
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: Learn how testing the quality of an SOA allows organizations to optimize the use of IT resources and reuse services across multiple applications and ultimately enhance business agility.
Posted: 06 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Mercury

Ensuring the Health of Tomorrow's Fiber LANs - Part 1: How to Choose an OTDR to Test and Troubleshoot LAN Infrastructure
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper clears up misinformation about OTDR specifications, interpretation, and measurement methods. It describes how LAN OTDRs differ from Telco OTDRs, how to develop an understanding of specifications and how to make informed comparisons.
Posted: 21 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2005

Fluke Networks

Integrating Load Testing with Development Analysis
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring user responsiveness in distributed enterprise applications doesn't have to be difficult. Learn how to provide information needed to diagnose and fix performance issues by combining solutions for load testing and performance analysis.
Posted: 15 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Compuware Corporation

Spotlight® on SQL Server Product Walkthrough
sponsored by Dell Software
PRODUCT LITERATURE: This "walkthrough" document is intended as a guide for you to explore the major features of Spotlight® on SQL Server after installation.
Posted: 01 Jun 2006 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

Dell Software

Spotlight® on SQL Server Data Sheet
sponsored by Dell Software
DATA SHEET: Spotlight, a Windows-based diagnostic and resolution solution for SQL Server, features patent-pending technology that displays real-time activity of all database components in a single interface.
Posted: 01 Jun 2006 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

Dell Software
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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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