Although the idea of doing performance testing throughout the software lifecycle sounds simple enough, as soon as you try to combine the concepts of “always testing” (in dev, pre-prod, and production) with “limited time and resources” and throw in the word “comprehensive,” the challenges can be monumental. Quickly the “how” of it emerges as the most important question—and one worth focusing on. Brad Stoner tackles this topic by explaining how he has been able to solve this seemingly impossible puzzle by applying various approaches such as early and often, learning when to say no, and...Learn More
Brad Stoner is a Senior Sales Engineer with AppDynamics. In his fourteen years of IT experience, Brad has held roles in performance engineering, systems engineering, and operations management. Previously, Brad managed the load and performance team at H&R Block where he spent seven years leading his five-person team in pursuit of improved application performance and quality. Brad and his team managed the performance testing process for more than fifty projects annually. He founded Sandbreak Digital Solutions, a consulting company specializing in web application performance testing, web page optimization, front end optimization, capacity testing, infrastructure validation, and cloud testing.