Performance Testing is hitting the wall

Load Testing is breaking

I’m going to write about something that has been increasingly concerning me.   The current method of Performance Testing – capture network level traffic, inspection, correlate, and then replay, is becoming more difficult.  In the good old days we had simple GET and POST requests.  Then Ajax and Web2 came along, making things a little trickier.  […]

Performance Testing and SPDY

SPDY protocol image Jason Buksh

I love efficiency. It has a direct impact on speed and performance.  I’ve been busy on other projects so my blogging has taken a back seat; however I’m attempting to write at least one a week to keep the site fresh and (hopefully) interesting. I recently came across a Tweet indicating Firefox may implement SPDY. This […]

Review: Performance Testing Mobile Applications capabilities in Loadrunner 11

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Previously I described ways to test mobile device applications (Andoid, iOS, etc.) with an emulator and with the actual  “hard” device utilizing Loadrunner 9.5x. In this article I will summarize my experience with Loadrunner 11. Loadrunner 11 Patch release #3 features two new mobile-related virtual user script types: Mobile Truclient (which embraces Hp’s Truclient AJAX […]