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View the Webcast: Performance Testing With Real Browsers

Posted by Clare Avieli

If you want to get the most realistic results for your performance tests, using real browsers is the way to go.   But it’s not always easy to do this at scale.   In our latest webinar, our Chief Evangelist Ophir Prusak revealed how to make this easy. He gave step-by-step instructions and a live demo on how to run performance tests with real browsers using Selenium WebDriver – with BlazeMeter and/or JMeter on its own.   He covered how to: ·      Correlate actual browser-based user experience with your load tests

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How (& Why) to Get More Info on Your Load Test Errors

Posted by Itay Mendel

The application failed. A bug was found. What more do you need to know? If you’re running a load test and hoping to debug accordingly, the answer is “a lot!” Unfortunately, many load tests are conducted in ways that do not generate much (if any) actionable information apart from the main error. You need to know more. Here’s how to get it.  

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4 Things You Should Know About JMeter 2.13

Posted by Andrey Pokhilko

JMeter version 2.13 is out - and the change list is extensive! So extensive that it’s not easy to identify the most valuable features. So I did it for you.

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5 Things You Should Know About Continuous Deployment...by the Man Who Coined the Term

Posted by Anonymous

Tech Guru Timothy Fitz on making the jump to Continuous Deployment, the buzz around DevOps, and why GitHub has set back Software Departments by 5-10 years...   We invited cloud blogger Ofir Nachmani to ask 5 key questions to Timothy Fitz - the man who coined and popularized Continuous Deployment. Here are the results:

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Take the Pain out of Load Testing Secure Web Services

Posted by Dmitri Tikhanski

There’s no getting around the fact that security is a major consideration for any website or app. Sure, if you’re sharing public information like weather forecasts or currency exchange rates, you can allow anonymous user access. But, in many cases, you’ll need to apply some sort of restricted access to sensitive or private data.   This is more secure for your user...but much more of a headache for you!  

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Can You Run a Performance Test with 100,000 Real Browsers?

Posted by ophir.prusak

Quick question: How does your web app perform with 100,000 concurrent users? If you can answer that, then one of three things must be true:   1.     You’ve actually had 100,000 concurrent users on your application under live conditions (if so, we hope it went well!) 2.     You’ve leveraged a performance testing tool like JMeter that simulates real browsers. 3.     You’ve constructed an elaborate, expensive testing lab with thousands of testing boxes running real browsers  

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How I Made Sure my Geo-Redundant Cloud Service Wouldn’t Fail

Posted by Alex Gomes

This is a guest post by Alex Gomes, a leading expert in cloud technology and the author of Highly Scalable Geo Redundant Cloud Services: Using Microsoft Azure.

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View the Webcast: Continuous Testing in Practice

Posted by Clare Avieli

Continuous testing is a hot topic - and for a very good reason. Nearly 2,500 people signed up for yesterday’s webinar to learn how Continuous Testing will enable them to achieve shorter release times and superior software quality.   Don’t worry if you missed this webinar - we recorded the entire session. Watch it now and learn:   Why Continuous Testing is so important today How to integrate automated Continuous Testing into your Continuous Integration (CI) processes

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How to Use JMeter for Backend-Based Functional Testing

Posted by Ohad Gincel

Software development and testing has evolved a lot in recent years...  

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Is Your Continuous Delivery Model Destined to Fail?

Posted by Anonymous

Here's a scary thought entering more and more heads of late: What if our Continuous Delivery implementation is destined to fail?  

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