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The Art of Scalability: Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for the Modern Enterprise, Second Edition by Michael T. Fisher, Martin L. Abbott

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Appendix C. Load and Performance Calculations

In Chapter 17, Performance and Stress Testing, we covered the definition, purpose, variations on themes, and the steps to complete performance testing. We discussed that performance testing covers a broad range of testing evaluations, with each sharing the focus on the necessary characteristics of the system rather than the individual materials, hardware, or code. Focusing on ensuring the software meets or exceeds the specified requirements or service level agreements is what performance testing is all about. We emphasized that an important aspect of performance testing is using a methodical approach; from the very beginning, we argued for establishing benchmarks and success criteria; and at the very ...

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