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Performance Testing


MQ Planning and Implementing a Performance Test
Dale Perry, TechWell Corp.
Mon, 09/28/2015 - 1:00pm

In today’s fast paced, ever changing world of software and technology, software performance testing is becoming essential to successful product implementation. To be successful we must understand several fundamental factors about performance testing. Dale Perry examines what it takes to plan and implement a software performance test across multiple environments. Dale identifies key issues, how they determine our level of success at implementing the necessary testing, and potential pitfalls. He addresses the tester’s role in performance testing, the performance testing process (planning, preparation, execution and reporting) focusing on planning and implementation, and integrating performance testing into the development process. Within the process, Dale discusses performance goals and objectives, the environment and architecture issues, operational profiles, (load definitions) and their importance to performance testing, understanding the various types of performance tests, defining appropriate measurements.

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K3 Lightning Strikes the Keynotes
Lee Copeland, TechWell Corp.
Wed, 09/30/2015 - 4:15pm

Throughout the years, Lightning Talks have been a popular part of the STAR conferences. If you’re not familiar with the concept, Lightning Talks consists of a series of five-minute talks by different speakers within one presentation period. Lightning Talks are the opportunity for speakers to deliver their single biggest bang-for-the-buck idea in a rapid-fire presentation. And now, lightning has struck the STAR keynotes. Some of the best-known experts in testing will step up to the podium and give you their best shot of lightning. Get multiple keynote presentations for the price of one—and have some fun at the same time.Lightning Strikes the Keynotes

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Concurrent Sessions

T18 Proactive Performance Engineering in a DevOps Context
Sundar Narayanan, Wipro
Thu, 10/01/2015 - 1:30pm

DevOps methodologies require stronger cohesion between application development and operations teams. In the DevOps paradigm, performance engineering must mature beyond the usual measure-and-tune approach. Join Sundar Narayanan as he explores principles and techniques for proactive performance engineering. Sundar shares techniques for building predictive performance models from system designs parameterized with workload characteristics and expected resource demands.

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