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Performance Testing in Production

Published on September 14, 2015

Imagine that we have to run a test that we’ve already designed with a good…

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Introduction to Taurus: An Alternative to JMeter

Published on September 7, 2015

JMeter struggles? Taurus to the rescue! For those of you who know JMeter (the most…

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The True ROI of Test Automation

Published on August 31, 2015

Is test automation just a huge expense or an investment? Is there a positive ROI of…

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9 Reasons to Pick Uruguay as your Nearshore Service Provider

Published on August 24, 2015

Looking for an IT outsourcing provider? Look no further than Uruguay!  Urugwhey, Urugwhyy, Uruguay? However…

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Software Performance Testing Fallacies Part 2

Published on August 17, 2015

Software Performance Testing Fallacies Continued In line with the previous post about software performance testing…

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Software Performance Testing Fallacies Part 1

Published on August 10, 2015

Don’t fall for these performance testing fallacies! It’s always interesting to find out the many…

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Workload or Load Scenario

Published on August 3, 2015

In load tests we simulate the workload that an application will have in production, counting…

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Top 10 Factors Impacting Application Performance

Published on July 30, 2015

–USA Today 2014 survey of 200 data centers Here’s our list of the top 10…

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Cloud Performance Challenges

Published on July 13, 2015

The other day I came across this paper and today I want to highlight some of the…

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How to Execute a Performance Test With Fewer Problems

Published on July 6, 2015

A thought by Scott Barber with which I fully agree, reflects part of what I…

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How Soon is too Soon to Carry out Performance Tests?

Published on June 30, 2015

Many developers do not know when to carry out performance tests for optimum results. It’s…

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Is The System Actually Running Slow?

Published on June 4, 2015

When a user says that “the system is slow” we would like to know: Is…

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What’s More Important: The Tool or the Tester?

Published on May 24, 2015

Load Runner, Rational Performance Tester, NeoLoad, OpenSTA, or JMeter- Just another factor Does the tool…

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How important is it for performance testers to understand the architecture of systems and the details of each component?

Published on May 18, 2015

Recently, I was involved in a debate about whether it’s necessary for performance testers to…

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2015: The Year of the Super Mega Breach

Published on May 1, 2015

“You don’t have to be much of a visionary to see that 2015 will become…

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Awards for reducing response time (performance)

Published on April 23, 2015

Recently we were surprised to hear about a company that has an application for reading…

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Abstracta to Attend RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco

Published on April 17, 2015

We will be attending RSA Conference 2015 next week! RSA Conference is the industry’s largest…

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Abstracta is hosting the BugATAhon 2015

Published on April 10, 2015

BugATAhon 2015, The International Crowd Testing Competition, will be held on April 13th in Montevideo,…

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