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Load Testing Challenges: Present & Future Interview With Alex Podelko

Posted by Alex Podelko

Alex Podelko is a prominent thought leader in the world of load and performance testing. For the past sixteen years, Alex has supported numerous performance initiatives for several large companies. He is currently a consulting member of technical staff at Oracle, and the owner of a very influential performance engineering blog. This week, we had the pleasure of interviewing Alex and hearing his thoughts on the main challenges in load testing and the future of the field:  

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3 Reasons Why Open Source Alone Isn't Enough for JMeter Experts

Posted by Ohad Gincel

If you want to master JMeter performance testing, it’s worth taking a leaf out of the book from the experts.   Advanced JMeter users usually come from a performance engineering background. They devote themselves to delivering results and verifying that their systems are capable of enduring great demand and performance challenges. They need to ensure they can support extremely high volumes of concurrent users and achieve a great ‘hits’ rate.  

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How to Use JUnit With JMeter

Posted by Dmitri Tikhanski

Do you need to use JUnit in your testing processes? To answer this question, let’s take a look first at unit testing.

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How Load Testing Helped Solve My Startup’s Teething Problems

Posted by Chen Atlas

This is a guest post written by Chen Atlas, Founder and CTO of laundry and dry-cleaning scheduling app Cleanly.

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View the Webcast: Understanding Performance Testing for Web and Mobile Apps

Posted by Clare Avieli

Missed our webinar on performance testing for web and mobile applications?   Nearly 1,500 people signed up for this webinar – and we recorded the session in full so you can enjoy it too!   In this webinar, BlazeMeter’s VP of Product Strategy Ophir Prusak revealed how you can ensure your backend will handle high traffic loads from mobile apps and websites. Key topics included:     -  How and why companies are incorporating performance testing into their app development lifecycle

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Tips and Tools for Black Box Testing

Posted by itay.mendel

It might not be your preferred method, but sometimes black box testing is inevitable.  Here's an example of a scenario that I often encounter…   A client comes in and says: “Hey, I’ve got this web app. I’m not really sure exactly how it works, but...well, I need to load test it. Can you please help me script it and see how it handles load?”  

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8 Surprising Stats on Performance Testing for Black Friday 2014 (Infographic)

Posted by Clare Avieli

You’re probably busy getting your website or app ready for Black Friday. But do you know how much it will cost your company if it does go down for a couple of minutes on the big day? Or which time of day your site will be stressed the most? Or how many people will come to your site from mobiles?   Check out this Infographic for the answers to these questions and a few more interesting statistics on load testing…  

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Meet us at This Year’s Scalability & Performance Conference

Posted by Clare Avieli

The 2014 Scalability and Performance Conference (Surge 2014) starts on Wednesday – and we’re going to be there!   The event, which will be held from September 24-26 in Maryland, will focus on the development of scalable web applications and architectures. Surge 2014 will feature four key tracks: Scaling Architecture, Scaling Infrastructure, Scaling Organizations and Training.  

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The WebDriver Sampler: Your Top 10 Questions Answered

Posted by Dmitri Tikhanski

The Webdriver Sampler is a great tool - but not everyone knows how to use it! In the past, we’ve covered how to use Selenium with JMeter's WebDriver Sampler. So today I’m going to  answer the top ten questions that I get asked about using the WebDriver Sampler - with some extra tips and techniques to help you with Selenium scripting in JMeter.   Q. How do I Allocate the WebDriver Sampler?  

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View the Webcast: How to Combine Back-End & Front-End Testing

Posted by Clare Avieli

Did you catch our webinar on combining back-end and front-end testing?   Nearly 1,500 people signed up for this webinar, which showed viewers how to understand what will happen to their front end when their web or mobile app is under heavy load.   Michael Sage from Sauce Labs teamed up with our own Ophir Prusak for this event. Together, they covered many valuable topics, including:  

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