Poor application performance can be fatal for your enterprise, avoid app degradation with application performance testing

If you’ve ever wondered what can possibly go wrong’ after creating a foolproof app, think again. Democrats’ Iowa Caucus voting app is a case in point. The Iowa caucus post-mortem pointed towards a flawed software development process and insufficient testing. The enterprise software market is predicted to touch US$230,134.0m in 2021, and the revenue is… Continue reading Poor application performance can be fatal for your enterprise, avoid app degradation with application performance testing

Bandwidth testing for superior user experience – here’s how?

The bandwidth Testing process simulates a low internet bandwidth connection and checks how your application behaves under desired network speed. Considering a scenario where a specific application’s home page always loads in milliseconds in office premises this may not be the case when an end-user with low network speed accesses the application. To enhance user… Continue reading Bandwidth testing for superior user experience – here’s how?

Improve the quality of digital experiences with Performance Engineering

Quality at the heart of business performance “In 2020, the key expectation is fast, reliable, and trustworthy software.” * As businesses embrace the Agile/DevOps culture and the emphasis on CI/CD is growing, quality assurance is seen as a standalone task, limited to validating functionalities implemented. When QA and Testing is an afterthought in an Agile/DevOps… Continue reading Improve the quality of digital experiences with Performance Engineering

Getting Started with Load Testing of Web Applications using JMeter

Apache JMeter: JMeter is one of the most popular open source testing tools for load and performance testing services. It simulates browser behavior, sending requests to the web or application server for different loads. Volume testing using JMeter on your local machine, you can scale up to approximately 100 virtual users, but you can go… Continue reading Getting Started with Load Testing of Web Applications using JMeter

Properties & Groovy Scripting in SoapUI

Definition: Properties are a central repository to store our information. A property is a named string value that can be accessed from a script. There are two types of properties in SoapUI, namely, Default Properties and Custom (User-Defined) Properties. Types of Properties: Default Properties: These are the sets of properties that comes by default with… Continue reading Properties & Groovy Scripting in SoapUI

Points to Remember When Performing Localization Testing

Before you delve into a specific section on localization testing, read about the philosophy of responsible testing that empowers your end to end testing practice. Localization testing is the process for checking the localized version of a product for a particular culture or locale setting. Before performing localization testing, it is important to understand two related processes,… Continue reading Points to Remember When Performing Localization Testing

Load performance testing using JMeter

Software Reliability Testing or load performance testing is a field within software testing & performance testing services that tests a software’s ability to function in a given environmental conditions for a particular period of time. While there are several software testing tools for evaluating performance and reliability, I have focused on JMeter for this blog.… Continue reading Load performance testing using JMeter

Web Service Testing

Introduction Web service is a means to establish the communication/connection between two or more application servers and exchange the data between the communicated servers or machines. Web services are mainly built on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) technology and communicate using HTTP or SOAP protocol. Web services are platform and technology independent. Types of Web Service… Continue reading Web Service Testing

Why Silk Performer is the Best Performance Testing Tool for Enterprises

What is Silk Performer? Silk Performer provides advanced facilities for running multi-user tests to validate an application’s performance under different load conditions. It provides on-demand cloud based load generation facility and simulates peak loads from distributed geographies, thereby reducing investment overhead in load-testing hardware setup and maintenance. Silk Performer provides identification of client-side web page… Continue reading Why Silk Performer is the Best Performance Testing Tool for Enterprises

Performance testing on cloud

Ensuring good application performance is crucial, especially to critical web applications, that require fast cycle times and short turnaround times for newer versions. How can such applications be optimally tested without spending a fortune on tools, technology, and people but still ensure quality assurance and on-time release? With tightening budgets and time-consuming processes, IT organizations… Continue reading Performance testing on cloud

JMeter Regular Expression Extractor Example

Before you delve in to the details of the tool, you can get a bigger picture on the importance of performance engineering that boosts the quality of digital experiences. In this example, we will demonstrate the use of Regular Expression Extractor post processor in Apache JMeter. We will go about parsing and extracting the portion… Continue reading JMeter Regular Expression Extractor Example

JMeter Blog Series: JMeter BeanShell Example

Here’s more about load and performance testing using Jmeter. In this example, we will demonstrate the use of BeanShell components in Apache JMeter. We will go about writing a simple test case using the BeanShell scripting language. These scripts will be part of BeanShell components that we will configure for this example. Before we look… Continue reading JMeter Blog Series: JMeter BeanShell Example

JMeter Blog Series: Random Variable Example

Here’s the beginning, load/performance testing using JMeter. In this example, we will demonstrate how to configure Random Variable in Apache JMeter. We will go about configuring a random variable and apply it to a simple test plan. Before we look at the usage of Random variables, let’s look at the concept. 1. Introduction Apache JMeter… Continue reading JMeter Blog Series: Random Variable Example