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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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Improving Windows Client Performance and Security: An Impact Comparison of AC and Traditional AV
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This Tolly Test report compares the effectiveness of both anti-virus and application control solutions to help you decide which would work best for your enterprise. View now to uncover which approach provides greater performance across diverse workloads and protects against more threats to keep your endpoints safe and secure.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 03 May 2013

Lumension

6 step plan for proactive integration testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn strategic approaches to integration testing that will mitigate the risks of system change and improve quality.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

IBM

Performance and Troubleshooting with esxtop
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource introduces and gives examples of how the esxtop utility can help address performance problems.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 02 May 2013

Global Knowledge

Virtual Event: Power to Change - What's changing about ALM?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EVENT: Register to attend the free Power to Change online virtual event sponsored by HP to hear industry visionaries, analysts, and practitioners discuss how change is affecting various aspects of application lifecycle management (ALM.)
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Integrate Rational ALM applications with SAP Solution Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To support effective collaboration, IT teams need to unify and expedite the delivery of SAP and other critical business systems. In this resource, learn how to leverage an ALM platform and other tools that help your respond to the difficulty of managing change in SAP environments quickly and without breaking the bank.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

A Secure Cloud for Development and Testing Environments
sponsored by HP & Intel®
VIDEO: For application development and testing projects, savvy companies look to the cloud due to benefits such as cost savings, flexibility, and scalability. In this brief video, discover a flexible, scalable, managed cloud that delivers the performance and uptime you need to develop and test critical enterprise applications.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Premiered: 30 Jul 2013

HP & Intel®

Application Performance Management for Dummies
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
EBOOK: Application performance management helps deliver the application performance users and the business demand. Effectively monitoring and troubleshooting application performance issues requires a comprehensive solution.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Creating a Smarter Workforce for Market Leadership
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: With today's changing workforce dynamics and economic challenges, business leaders are turning their focus to their most valuable asset -- their people. View this webcast to find out how organizations who engage and motivate their people can achieve significant competitive differentiation and market leadership.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Jul 15, 2013

IBM

Smarter Analytics: IBM Cognos Family Overview
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Today, businesses are on the hunt for ways to improve their decision-making process. How can they find the approach that's "just right?" Tune into this webcast so you can learn more about a business intelligence approach that suits your enterprise.
Posted: 08 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Jul 8, 2013

IBM

Softbank Mobile Overhauls its System Testing and Transforms Delivery of New Products
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: Check out this brief case study to see how Softbank Mobile Corporation, one of Japan's leading mobile telecommunications providers, implemented a new system test standardization to ensure top-notch quality of all their business-critical applications and systems, at a fast pace and low cost.
Posted: 25 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

RMIT University delivers a positive student experience with HP
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: RMIT University, one of Australia's leading educational institutions, was struggling with a poor-performing student portal and website. In this brief case study, find out how RMIT implemented a performance testing platform to predict future system behavior, improve application performance, and optimize future student-critical app delivery.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

CitiPower and Powercor take action to ensure quality
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: Check out this case study to learn how CitiPower and Powercor, Australia's leading electricity distributors, managed to implement a quality assurance technology (with tight budgets and time constraints) to provide full visibility into the entire application lifecycle and testing process.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Solution Spotlight: Reducing Challenges with Integration Testing
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: By its very nature, application lifecycle management (ALM) may be causing you to waste precious time, effort and costs that could be saved with a different development process strategy: continuous development (or, continuous integration). Read this e-guide to learn how continuous development reduces the costs that ALM incurs in several areas.
Posted: 21 Jun 2013 | Published: 21 Jun 2013

CA Technologies.

Performance testing for mobile applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews key mobile trends and analyzes how performance testers must change their testing methodologies to ensure they are accounting for thechanges caused by mobile usage.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Balancing Application Performance with Rapid Deployment
sponsored by Lucierna
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how your organization can connect the goals of the business side and the development team to improve mobile and cloud application performance. Inside, get answers to FAQs about load testing software and application performance management (APM), and tips for investing in smart APM tools.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Lucierna

Making the Agile Transition: What QA and Test Managers Need to Know
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: QA and test managers, read this e-guide to discover how you can be change agents to ensure a smooth move to Agile for your team.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 27 Dec 2012

IBM

Agile Testing Quadrants: Guiding Managers and Team in Test Strategies
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide to discover why a testing taxonomy such as the Agile testing quadrants is an effective tool for software teams undertaking this task.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 27 Dec 2012

IBM

Solution Spotlight: Reducing Challenges with Integration Testing
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: By its very nature, application lifecycle management (ALM) may be causing you to waste precious time, effort and costs that could be saved with a different development process strategy: continuous development (or, continuous integration). Read this e-guide to learn how continuous development reduces the costs that ALM incurs in several areas.
Posted: 13 Dec 2012 | Published: 06 Dec 2012

IBM

Solution Spotlight: A Guide to Agile Testing for QA and Test Managers
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, Lisa Crispin, co-author of the book Agile Testing explains why a testing taxonomy such as the Agile testing quadrants can be a highly effective tool to help with these uncertainties. Read on to learn how the quadrants work and how they can be applied in your organization.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 06 Dec 2012

IBM

Cloud Testing Production Applications CloudTest Strategy and Approach
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Creating the right cloud application performance testing environment is critical. Failing to do so impacts revenue, customer retention, and brand visibility. Read this paper to learn three key areas of consideration when testing in production and how implementing the right methodology will achieve high confidence testing in production.
Posted: 17 Sep 2012 | Published: 17 Sep 2012

SOASTA, Inc

5 Fallacies About the Role of Learning Content in Talent Management
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper identifies 5 of the most common fallacies about the role of learning content in talent management, and clears away the confusion by offering truths about how learning content integrates into a well-developed talent management strategy. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Skillsoft

SAN Monitor for EMC
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: SolarWinds® SAN Monitor for EMC® is a free desktop tool that gives you the visibility into your physical storage to make sure it's in good health and lets you quickly and easily monitor EMC CLARiiON® arrays with at-a-glance insight into storage.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Premiered: 03 Aug 2012

SolarWinds, Inc.

Storage Response Time Monitor
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Having trouble with storage latency issues? SolarWinds® Storage Response Time Monitor free tool tracks those sluggish VMs, shows the top host to datastore total response times and a count of additional high latency offenders.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Premiered: 03 Aug 2012

SolarWinds, Inc.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Performance: Specvirt™ Benchmark
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this essential white paper to compare the costs, performance and complexity of VMware vSphere 4 against RHEV.
Posted: 02 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Red Hat

Virtualizing Enterprise SAP Software Deployments
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Because SAP systems are critical to business operations, companies must ensure that they remain consistently available. This white paper explains how you can leverage virtualization to consolidate SAP servers without compromising the reliability of these crucial applications.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

SUSE
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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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