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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

Testing and Quality Management - Best Practices
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn the best practices for testing and configuration that Aberdeen's best-in-class designated organizations used to reduce operating costs by 26% and improve process efficiencies by 41% so you can adopt them to create a streamlined, stable IT environment for your business.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Cabot Partners: Optimizing Business Value for Midsized SAP Landscapes with IBM PowerLinux: Simpler by Design
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: x86-based Linux platforms may seem like an affordable option for supporting SAP workloads, but ongoing maintenance costs quickly exceed the low acquisition costs of these architectures. Learn about a recommended alternative that can be integrated with virtualization and find out why it is ideally suited for your SAP environment.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

IBM

Load Testing 2.0 for Web 2.0: Simplifying performance validation for Rich Internet Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Before Ajax or other RIA technologies can be ready for prime time in your business, you need to verify that they can deliver enterprise-scale performance that won't lag or crash under peak loads. Read this white paper to learn best practices for load testing that will help you make sure that they're ready.
Posted: 06 Apr 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

E-Guide: Expert tips for Agile test strategies
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Many development organizations fail to realize that test automation doesn't implement itself; it requires a certain amount of planning and care to be truly effective. Read this e-guide to uncover expert guidance for successfully implementing automated testing. Then, find tips for managing testing within the short iterations of agile development.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Service Virtualization: Reduce the time and cost to develop and test modern, composite applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how developers and testers can leverage service virtualization to reduce software business risk, minimize delays, increase software quality, meet SLAs for performance and quality, maximize team productivity, and support globalization.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Expert Tips for Performance Testing
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: As you're well aware, Web applications and architectures have become very complex, making performance testing equally as difficult to navigate. Read this expert e-guide to learn about the types of testing that exist for Web applications and the best strategies to use when it comes to measuring performance.
Posted: 19 Mar 2012 | Published: 19 Mar 2012

CA Technologies.

eBook: Automation in ALM: The Many Flavors of Automation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EBOOK: Designed to help managers and QA groups better understand and take advantage of automation, this e-book describes a variety of techniques including test-driven development, performance testing and continous integration and includes a two-part Q&A with Agile ALM author Michael Hütterman.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 27 Feb 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

E-Guide: Managing Application Performance Performance in the Cloud
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to learn why today's complex applications require organizations to place an even greater emphasis on application performance management (APM), and find out what to be aware of—particularly, in the cloud— to ensure a positive user experience.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 08 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.

Buying Guide: Virtualization Management Tools
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EGUIDE: Virtualization management has evolved significantly as products mature and IT shops become more savvy. This expert buying guide explores third-party tools in five key areas of virtualization management. Gain insights on what you should consider, whether you're a first-time purchaser or looking to upgrade.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

SearchServerVirtualization

Improve end-users experiences with application monitoring
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WEBCAST: This insightful on-demand webcast discusses web application performance monitoring, offering hints and tips for improving end-user response times from Forrester Research analyst Jean-Pierre Garbani.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Premiered: Jan 5, 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Top strategies for monitoring Cisco UCS
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WEBCAST: For many businesses, tracking Vblock, Flexpod, or Cisco UCS performance can be complex and time-consuming, but there are certain strategies that can help to mitigate these challenges. This webcast provides best practices for monitoring Cisco UCS and introduces an advanced system that can offer significant benefits.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Premiered: Jan 4, 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Boeing Commercial Aviation Services IT performance, availability, customer satisfaction soars
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This case study details how Boeing's Commercial Aviation Services division leveraged application performance management (APM) tools to improve availability of business critical applications; empower application teams to take ownership of system availability and performance; streamline business processes; and lower costs.
Posted: 22 Dec 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

The top 10 misconceptions about performance and availability monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the 10 common misunderstandings about monitoring of today's complex, distributed, and service-oriented applications and offers suggestions for implementing complete business-focused, adaptable monitoring strategies.
Posted: 21 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Optimizing Datacenter and Cloud Performance: The TeamQuest Approach
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing is becoming more common across organizations, but what are effective ways to help maximize what this application has to offer? Check out this IDC survey and learn how utilizing capacity management while moving to the cloud can help optimize your IT infrastructure to better meet business needs.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

TeamQuest Corporation

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
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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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