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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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Building a performance system for IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Today’s enterprises should have a performance system—a means to transparently measure and manage progress against business goals. This white paper documents the requirements of an effective IT performance system and introduces a set of KPIs and best practices that leaders within different IT domains can use to improve performance.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Approaches for Agile development teams
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses the different approaches for agile development teams. Learn about a handful of methods from experts Mary LeMieux-Ruibal, Mirkeya Capellan and Lisa Crispin, including focusing more on trends than numbers, employing a risk-based testing approach, calculating testing costs and much more.
Posted: 14 Jun 2012 | Published: 14 Jun 2012

IBM

Exclusive Comparison of Server Performance and Power Consumption
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Choosing the right hardware for your virtual environment can be a painstaking process, especially since it is difficult to predict how a platform will perform once it is deployed. This white paper examines one hardware configuration and measures the number of orders per minute and virtual machines it can support.
Posted: 07 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Data Sheet: ORSYP Capacity Optimization Assessment
sponsored by ORSYP
WHITE PAPER: Discover how performance and capacity management software can help prevent your infrastructure from becoming too complex and costly to operate. This white paper outlines how your organisation can optimise their IT environment with this software.
Posted: 31 May 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

ORSYP

SearchSoftwareQuality.com E-Guide: Best Practices for Testing and QA
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide teaches QA managers ten things to know for successful configuration testing and provides guidance for overcoming five common hurdles of dealing with QA-reluctant CIOs.
Posted: 30 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Performance Management for IBM POWER
sponsored by ORSYP
WHITE PAPER: Discover a management tool that monitors virtualised infrastructure, diagnoses performance problems and minimises workloads. Read on to learn how your organisation can see benefits like minimised downtime, streamlined management and more.
Posted: 29 May 2012 | Published: 29 May 2012

ORSYP

Managing the Performance of Mobile Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Extremely high end-user expectations for enterprise mobile performance have IT teams scrambling to address its unique challenges. Read this e-guide for expert tips on choosing and implementing the best mobile performance management tools and strategies available today. Also, find in-depth industry analyst advice on functional testing.
Posted: 24 May 2012 | Published: 17 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

20th Century Fox Providing Answers to Performance Issues with SilkPerformer
sponsored by Micro Focus
CASE STUDY: When 20th Century Fox needed to find a way to increase its software performance and provide users with faster online transaction processing they turned to performance testing software. Read this brief case study to learn how easy the system was to implement and the benefits that Fox was able to see.
Posted: 17 May 2012 | Published: 17 May 2012

Micro Focus

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.
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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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