It used to be Black Friday was just for retailers...not anymore, it is now rolling across all industries and verticals, all customers are starting to expect some sort of offer / sale. As this has increased, so has the expectations for the performance of the digital commerce platform, the web site or mobile app related to end user experience, and of course the backend systems to be able to handle this increased load. Is your platform ready for Black Friday 2015, if not, what does performance disaster mean for you?
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)
I hope you were able to join us last week in Las Vegas for HP Discover. It was an exciting week filled with announcements, exciting sessions and activities.
Keep reading to get the latest from the event and learn how you can bring the excitement home (or watch sessions for the first time if you weren’t in town for the event).
I’m sure you are familiar with the typical performance testing crisis that happens near the end of far too many projects. This scenario is that development and testing run too long, the release date is rapidly approaching and you’re forced to sacrifice performance testing for looming deadlines. This is the opposite of a “win-win” situation.
Keep reading to find out how you can improve this scenario in your environment with the power for DevOps.
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
HP StormRunner Load allows you to create performance tests from a number of sources, such as LoadRunner scripts and TruClient scripts. You can also use HTTP Archive files, known as HAR files, which contain a record of a web browser’s interaction with a site.
Continue reading to find out more about HAR files, and how you can incorporate them into your StormRunner Load tests.
(This post was written by Eyal Fingold from the StormRunner Load R&D Team)
Today is the first day of Microsoft Ignite, and we have some exciting announcements to share at the event.
Keep reading to find out the latest from the event and how you can connect with our team.