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Key Performance Metrics For Load Tests Beyond Response Time- Part I

Whether it is JMeter, SoapUI, Load Runner, SilkTest, Neotys or one of the cloud-based load testing solutions such as Keynote, Dynatrace (formerly Gomez) or others, breaking an application under heavy load is easy these days. Finding the ... More >


4 Actions to help Marketing and support your Super Bowl ad performance

While your marketing team/agency was figuring out how many puppies, bikini clad women or hashtags to incorporate into your upcoming Super Bowl ad/commercial, I sure hope someone has been planning for the increased attention your homepage or ... More >


C# Performance Mistakes – Top Problems Solved in December

As part of my Share Your PurePath and Performance Clinic initiatives, I get to see a lot of application performance problems where I help people like you figure out what’s wrong. Last month I gave insight into how users Russell and Joe ... More >


Automated Performance Analysis for Web API Tests

A modern web application is typically not restricted to be used via a web frontend. It also provides functionality that is used elsewhere like mobile apps. Think about an e-commerce site today: a shop does not get its business exclusively ... More >


Application Performance Clinics – Top Problems Solved in November

Over the past few months I have been giving online and offline talks called Performance Clinics. During these clinics, I show you how to analyze performance and give you feedback on the data you’ve collected on your own application. For ... More >


Dynatrace AJAX Edition 4.5 is here! Closing the Last Chapter, but the Story Continues

Over the last couple of years the Dynatrace engineering team out of Linz, Austria continually updated one of the best browser diagnostics tools for Internet Explorer and Firefox on Windows. Back in 2009 it received strong endorsements from ... More >


How to do a SharePoint Performance Sanity Check in 15 Minutes

For some it’s hard to understand why SharePoint became that popular – and quite honestly – a lot of projects I’ve seen being implemented on SharePoint make me wonder why they chose SharePoint in the first place. But – there are a lot of ... More >

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How Using APM throughout the Application Lifecycle Can Affect your Revenue

Working with APM solutions often puts us in the spotlight when applications have problems. Many of us follow a common series of “phases” with some key differences depending on how the application lifecycle is implemented both with processes ... More >