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Web-Scale App Developers Need to Think About Scale and Load: 5 Guidelines, Part 2

Posted by Yochai Blumenfeld

In my previous blog post, I covered 3 important ways to ensure web-scalability via proper memory allocation, log sprawl, and open user session management. In this post, I will continue my exploration into web-scalability and focus on what to do if your database can’t hold all of your application’s request connections, as well as how to handle a high volume of http requests per second or minute.  

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AWS re:Invent 2014 Summary: Integration, Migration and Performance

Posted by admin

It was a privilege to sponsor the monumental AWS re:Invent conference this year.   We view our product and services as integral parts of the cloud industry, which is undoubtedly led by the Amazon cloud. Over the three day conference, we learned that the market has matured to the point where Amazon can confidently announce that the cloud has become the new normal.  

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5 Tips to Create a Performance Optimized Front-End for Your Website

Posted by Gilad Peleg

Website development has come a long way in the past decade. Ten years ago there were only a limited number of references regarding how websites should be built, and many open questions, such as: Which tools should be used? Where should websites be deployed? What is “deployment”? What are my hosting options? How do I manage different website versions?  

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How to Run Performance Tests on OAuth Secured Apps with JMeter

Posted by Dmitri Tikhanski

First Off - What is OAuth & Why do You Need it?   OAuth (the Open Standard for Authorization) is an open protocol which provides token-based authentication and authorization - as opposed to the standard username and password requirements.  It allows third party services to use the end-user information without revealing their personal credentials.     Here’s an example of how it works:   The user goes to website A

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JMeter Releases Version 2.12 with New Features, Product Enhancements & Bug Fixes

Posted by Clare Avieli

Meter 2.12 is out! If you’re a JMeter user, you can now enjoy an enhanced GUI, new features and fewer bugs. Woohoo!   BlazeMeter is proud to support Apache JMeter. Our performance testing engineers contributed to key improvements in JMeter 2.12   So What’s New in JMeter 2.12?   First and foremost, JMeter 2.12 is now fully compliant with Java 8.  

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How to Load Test HTTP Live Media Streaming (HLS) with JMeter

Posted by Itay Mendel

These days, video is probably the most popular type of online content. As such, it’s essential for online magazines and websites to provide high quality video content worldwide and ensure seamless streaming. After all, millions of viewers are watching at any given time! The most common video streaming protocol is RTPM, which is a flash-based protocol (developed by Adobe) - but it’s not supported by HTML or any iOS devices.  

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Overcoming Scale and Load Challenges: 5 Guidelines for Web-App Developers. Part 1

Posted by Yochai Blumenfeld

The once far-fetched notion of starting from nothing and making it big has become much more attainable over the past few years. Web-scale environments have given startups the ability to obtain millions of users in extremely short periods of time (just take a look at sites like Facebook and AirBnB).  

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JMeter for DevOps: Webcast Now Online

Posted by Clare Avieli

JMeter is the leading open source performance testing tool - but are you fully equipped to take advantage of all its capabilities?   In last week's webinar, BlazeMeter's Ophir Prusak covered key areas that every developer needs to know about JMeter - all in just 60 minutes. In this live educational session, he offered best practices, tips and guidelines, including how to:    ·       Create Basic Tests in Minutes ·       Use Dynamic Data with CSV Files ·       Handle Logins & Authentication

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AWS re:Invent 2014 - A Guide to the Top 5 Sessions on Performance and Scale

Posted by Clare Avieli

We’re excited to be a sponsor at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas this November. As the largest AWS event worldwide, this year, re:Invent is expecting over 12,000 attendees.  

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The Ultimate Competence Matrix for Performance Testers

Posted by Andrey Pokhilko

How advanced are your skills as a performance tester? Do you know precisely where your strengths lie, what you still need to work on, and how to get the extra performance testing knowledge that you need?  

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