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Dan Bartow


At SOASTA, Dan Bartow is Vice President of Product Management for the industry leading and award-winning product CloudTest. Prior to joining SOASTA, Dan was Senior Manager of Engineering at Intuit where his team was responsible for the speed and stability of TurboTax Online. During the past decade he has been responsible for the performance of websites for dozens of leading consumer brands. Dan has set multiple industry precedents including launching the world's largest stateful JBoss cluster and using more than 2,000 cloud computing cores to generate load against a live website. He is credited with authoring the industry’s first testing in production methodology. A frequent industry presenter Dan has given highly rated keynote, tutorial and track sessions at leading testing and cloud computing conferences.

Speaker Presentations
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 1:00pm
Half-day Tutorials
Production Performance Testing in the Cloud

Testing in production for online applications has evolved into a critical component of successful performance testing strategies. Dan Bartow explains the fundamentals of cloud computing, its application to full-scale performance validation, and the practices and techniques needed to design and execute a successful testing-in-production strategy. Drawing on his experiences, Dan describes the methodology he has used for testing numerous online applications in a production environment with minimal disruption.