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Who’s up for some mobile performance testing?

Not doing mobile performance testing?  Don’t worry, you will…

 

Everyone seems to be asking about performance testing in relation to the new reality of mobile access to almost every publicly available application, so I’m picking up the gauntlet and answering the tough questions. Continue reading to find out what people mean when they talk about mobile performance testing, and some best practices.

Download HP LoadRunner and enhance your experience with the tips below

I am sure we have some similarities as “techies”! And one of the similarities may be learning about new software. I love trying new solutions and the challenges of discovering how it works and learning how the solution can help.

 

I understand that trying a new solution can be tricky; I decided to write a blog to enhance your experience when trying HP LoadRunner. Keep reading to find out how to have the best load testing experience ever.

Questions and answers from our Introduction to Performance Testing webinar

The “introduction to performance testing” webinar was a big hit last week.  An attendee told us:

 

“This session is very useful for me to start my first new project”

This demonstrates how there are still many question in the market about the process around performance testing domain. 

 

We received excellent questions and want to share them with the community. We want not only share but get your input on them and continue the conversation.  If you have experience and want to add to this blog, or have additional questions, please feel free to join us in the questions!

HuddleUp Performance Testing Tweetchat - Join a live community chat

Looking to talk about Performance Testing, performance engineering or performance application lifecycle? Well, you are in luck. We are beginning a series of Twitterchats, and we want you to join us.

 

Keep reading to find out how you can join the conversation.

  • No registration is required to attend the Tweetchat sessions.
  • To participate, follow the hashtag  #loadrunner
  • Just mark your calendars for the following days:

     Wednesday of the 2nd and 4th week of the month at 12 pm CST.

 

  • Log at TweetChat and join the conversation! Bring your challenges, your tips and your ideas!

 

How repeatable is your performance test?

single_desks_and_chairs_student_desks_and.jpgWhat is the purpose behind randomizing values in a load test? What is the random sequence seed in LoadRunner/Performance Center? These are questions students often ask in LoadRunner and Performance Center training classes. I want to give you the answers to these questions today, (and you won’t have to sit through a lecture to get them).

 

Guest post by Sarah Roderus,

Vice President, Consulting Services

TCT Computing Group, Inc.

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About the Author(s)
  • I have been working in the computer software industry since 1989. I started out in customer support then software testing where I was a very early adopter of automation, first functional test automation and them performance test automation. I worked in professional services for 8 years before returning to my roots in customer support where I have been a Technical Account Manger for HP's Premier Support department for the past 4 years. I have been using HP LoadRunner since 1998 and HP Performance Center since 2004. I also have strong technical understanding of HP Application Lifecycle Management (Quality Center) and HP SiteScope.
  • Malcolm is a functional architect, focusing on best practices and methodologies across the software development lifecycle.
  • Michael Deady is a Pr. Consultant & Solution Architect for HP Professional Service and HP's ALM Evangelist for IT Experts Community. He specializes in software development, testing, and security. He also loves science fiction movies and anything to do with Texas.
  • Mukulika is Product Manager for HP Performance Center, a core part of the HP Software Performance Validation Suite, addressing the Enterprise performance testing COE market. She has 14 years experience in IT Consulting, Software development, Architecture definition and SaaS. She is responsible for driving future strategy, roadmap, optimal solution usage and best practices and serves as primary liaison for customers and the worldwide field community.
  • HP IT Distinguished Technologist. Tooling HP's R&D and IT for product development processes and tools.
  • WW Sr Product Marketing Manager for HP ITPS VP of Apps & HP Load Runner
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