Performance Testing Rules of Thumb

Rules of Thumb are experience-based shortcuts used to quickly solve a problem or make a decision. We use them all the time to reach “good enough” with minimal effort, and conserve our attention and energy for less familiar, more demanding tasks. Performance testing involves a very high degree of complexity in design, execution, and analysis. […]

Interpreting and Reporting Performance Test Results

You’ve worked hard to define, develop and execute a performance test on a new application to determine its behavior under load. You have barrels full of numbers. What’s next? The answer is definitely not to generate and send a canned report from your testing tool.  Results interpretation and reporting is where a performance tester earns […]