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In this track you will learn practical skills, tools, and techniques for planning and executing effective performance tests.

PerfBytes – LIVE from STPCon

Ever had a question about performance testing? Ever wanted to just complain about the lack of load testing on your favorite websites as they buckle and crash under heavy load? Come and join the live audience of the of the PerfBytes podcast! Win prizes, learn about performance and enjoy the hilarious fun that is PerfBytes! […]

Cloud Testing Fundamentals

Performance testing careers are among the most in-demand and lucrative in IT. This hands-on, 2-day course teaches the fundamentals of performance testing with SOASTA CloudTest, the market-leading load testing tool. Attendees will be equipped with the training to architect and run web load tests and get prepared for the first level Introduction to CloudTest (ICT) […]

Cloud Testing Fundamentals

Performance testing careers are among the most in-demand and lucrative in IT. This hands-on, 2-day course teaches the fundamentals of performance testing with SOASTA CloudTest, the market-leading load testing tool. Attendees will be equipped with the training to architect and run web load tests and get prepared for the first level Introduction to CloudTest (ICT) […]

“Jane, Stop this Crazy Thing!”

It’s not a Jetson’s universe yet, but mobile, cloud and IoT are pushing performance expectations and continuous delivery cycles to new limits. Teams supporting this pace have learned to utilize production data, compress mundane tasks, and share the load across Dev and Ops. Session Takeaways: New ways to capture and define user performance expectations. Introduce […]

Optimizing Test Teams for Continuous Delivery

Learn how to shorten test cycles with a continuous delivery quality pipeline. You will reduce costs and deliver valuable software early! Continuous build processes create more builds for the testing process. These quick feedback loops reduces the troubleshooting time by orders of magnitude. However, the pressure on the quality of the test process itself is […]

Application Performance Clinic

Join us on March 29th for a complimentary application performance clinic. This event is all about hands-on learning. The goal is that you will leave with a handful of PurePaths, log files, graphs, metrics and new ideas that you can show and share with your peers. Join application performance enthusiast, Andreas Grabner as he walks […]

Building Load Profiles from Objective Data

One of the most difficult items to put together as part of a performance testing effort is a model of the existing load on the system.   What business processes are common?  How many users are involved?   What is the maximum observed load today?   This seminar discusses how to identify objective sources of […]

Top Performance Problems and How You Can Test for Them

Ever wondered why Healthcare.gov really had a problem or why BestBuy was down on Black Friday? Or what is the real reason behind that maintenance screen when you just tried to access your online banking system? If the system crashed under the load – why didn’t they test it properly? Or did they but forgot […]

Performance Testing in Agile Contexts

Development and deployment contexts have changed considerably over the last decade. The discipline of performance testing has had difficulty keeping up with modern testing principles and software development and deployment processes. Most people still see performance testing as a single experiment, run against a completely assembled, code-frozen, production-resourced system, with the “accuracy” of simulation and […]

Calculating Performance ROI

Why are you here? As a performance tester we often encounter challenges about the value of our work, the financial benefits of performance or the quantitative calculations that prove we are actually making a difference. In the worst cases we can be caught off-guard without a meaningful reply to questions from our managers, our stakeholders […]