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Creating cloud-based Load Generator Images on Azure with LoadRunner 12.02

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 19:46

HP LoadRunner 12.00 allows you to use Amazon EC2 cloud machines as Load Generators (LGs) for running load testing scenarios from the Controller. LoadRunner 12.02 introduces support for Microsoft’s Azure cloud as well, so you can use your Azure account to provision Load Generators for your load tests. To take advantage of this feature, you first need to create a special Load Generator image, which is then used to deploy the Azure-based Load Generators.


Continue reading to learn more about provisioning Load Generators from Azure, and how you can create your own Windows-based Load Generator image.


(This post was written by Alexander Zavaliy from the LoadRunner R&D Team)

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Performance Testing Web and Mobile Apps in the Cloud

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 16:18

To ensure peak load performance during traffic spikes and unexpected surges, you must load test new and updated websites and mobile apps early and often—before they go live. After all, your company’s reputation and revenue are on the line.


We're going to help you understand more about how you can address load testing challenges with cloud based load testing in a lively and exciting webinar on January 27th.


 Register now: Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. ET


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Run LoadRunner’s new TruClient – Native Mobile scripts on multiple devices

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 20:04

In my previous blog post I explained how to enhance LoadRunner’s new TruClient – Native Mobile protocol. In this post I’ll explain how to configure the script to run on multiple devices and how to debug problems in the performance test. This is the last post in this series.


(This post was written by Yehuda Sabag from the TruClient R&D Team)

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A closer look at traffic filtering enhancements in LoadRunner 12.02

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 20:00

When you record a business process, much of the generated traffic does not contribute to the load test in any meaningful way. This happens because browsers and other client applications often visit other hosts and web applications—which are not actually part of the business process.


LoadRunner 12.02 introduces a new way of filtering unwanted access to irrelevant hosts. Continue reading to find out more about the new Port Mapping feature, and how you can use it in your LoadRunner scripts.


(This post was written by Honghai Fan (Lancer) from the LoadRunner R&D Team)

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Noise Generation in LoadRunner 12.02

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 10:19

LoadRunner 12.02 introduces a new feature called ‘Noise Generation’ which allows you to easily and automatically generate a heavy load on your server. This capability allows you to concentrate on running and analyzing the data from more complex scenarios as they run on a server under stress. Best of all, a virtual user that is generating ‘noise’ is a tenth of the cost of a regular virtual user!


Continue reading to find out more about this new feature, and how you can use it in your load testing.


(This post was written by Gal Shadeck from the LoadRunner R&D Team)

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Mobile and the Gartner AADI Summit 2014

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 03:04

AADI tweet 4.pngLas Vegas has always something new going on: a new concert, a new show, new entertainment or even a new fancy tower. I found this to be especially true when I was there recently for the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration (AADI) Summit 2014.


Keep reading to find out the latest in mobile and how it applies to a new hotel in Vegas that will never open. 

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Happy Holidays from HP StormRunner Load. 3 new presents.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 23:06

iStock_000021187110Medium.jpgI don’t know about you, but I’m quickly wrapping up 2014.  What an AWESOME year it has been!  The spirit of innovation and new technology is everywhere.   Here’s one highlight that I want to share with you:


Since launching, StormRunner Load in October, we’ve been busy working to make sure you have the ideal platform for massive cloud and agile testing.   Here are a few highlights of what you will find as NEW features in StormRunner Load.

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Do you know the 5 myths of mobile application performance testing?

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:00

mobile mindshift1.jpgTesters are stretching the limits of reality to fully understand how a mobile application will behave. Enterprises are now focusing on how to test mobile applications—but there are myths that abound within the space.


Keep reading to learn about the five biggest myths of mobile application performance testing and how you can address them.

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LoadRunner 12.02 released, just in time for the holidays!

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 19:39

loadrunner logo.PNGIts that time of year again... Time to find the best gift, at the best deal. For many shoppers, finding the best deal means online shopping.  Shopping sites are experiencing peak capacity and the impact of failure could be catastropic to the bottom line.


HP LoadRunner can help pinpoint those performance issues before they reach production. Keep reading to find out how the newest version of HP LoadRunner can help keep your site up at peak capacity.

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Get started on the path to effective Performance Testing

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 06:14

big data analytics.jpgApplications are continuing to grow in complexity. It can be challenging to know where to begin when designing and executing performance tests. Hot on the heels of the publication of his book “The Art of Application Performance Testing”, second edition, Ian Molyneaux will give a high level overview of the essential elements of effective performance testing.


Keep reading to find out how to join us at this webinar. 

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Performance Lifecycle Virtualization – Join the Open Group Tweet Jam on Tuesday, Dec. 9th

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 14:48

It’s no secret that virtualization has played a significant role in all developers, testers, and operations team members over the last decade. However, when it comes to Performance Lifecycle Virtualization and how this enables you to have a complete environment for Development / Test / Operations by using Virtual Users, Virtual Services, Virtual Networks and Virtual Data are some old challenges or concepts with a new complete answer.

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We are going to Gartner AADI, the premier gathering of today’s leading application professionals

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 22:14

caesars.jpgWe are going to the Gartner AADI Summit—the premier gathering of today’s leading application professionals. We will be showing the latest in application development management and load testing.


Keep reading to find out what are showing and how you can connect with us!

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