Perhaps you’ve been nominteered to establish a performance testing practice. Maybe you’ve experienced a performance problem and want to address this risk in the future. It could even be that you are ready to take your career ahead another step. However, you’ve arrived here, let’s get you started on this journey with an understanding of a typical performance testing methodology.
You won’t be a Performance Tester at the end of this session, but you will know where to start.
Goals of Performance Testing: Reducing Risk, Scaling, Capacity Planning, and Providing Development Feedback
Roles of the Performance Tester
Designing Tests: Doing the best test(s) you have time, tools, facilities, and people to do
Scripting Tests: Test scripting details, Data Models
Modeling Workloads: Understanding Application and Session Flow
Problems in realism: Understanding transactions, workload concurrency and peaks