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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.

Labels: Load Testing

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.

Labels: Load Testing

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!

Labels: Load Testing

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!


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  • Lending 20 years of IT market expertise across 5 continents, for defining moments as an innovation adoption change agent.
  • 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.
  • GTM Marketing for HP Software's ADM team. I am passionate about design, digital marketing, and emerging tech.
  • Jim Burton is a test automation architect with more than 15 years experience, specializing in HP UFT and Load Runner test development. Jim has resolved complex project automation tasking using advanced VB, C, and Java script conditional programming syntax for commercial and government clients working as an HP Enterprise Services resource.
  • Malcolm is a functional architect, focusing on best practices and methodologies across the software development lifecycle.
  • HP StormRunner Load Product Marketing Manager
  • 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.
  • Rick Barron is a Program Manager for various aspects of the PM team and HPSW UX/UI team; and working on UX projects associated with HP.com. He has worked in high tech for 20+ years working in roles involving web design, usability studies, and mobile marketing. Rick has held roles at Motorola Mobility, Symantec and Sun Microsystems.
  • WW Sr Product Marketing Manager for HP ITPS VP of Apps & HP Load Runner
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