Silvia SiqueiraMark Tomlinson

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Understanding Application Performance Testing End-to-End

Date: This event took place live on May 13 2015

Presented by: Silvia Siqueira, Mark Tomlinson

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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Performance testing is not just about front end OR back end testing. Understanding how the application will perform is more than that. It is about knowing how the application will behave end-to-end, which requires engineering the application performance. For that reason, it is important to learn the rationality how to design, execute and understand the results based on the business requirements.

In this webinar, Mark Tomlinson will present how you can start learning performance engineering process and how to setup and configure tools to conduct different types of tests. With this webinar you will be able to start planning your test, create few tests and execute them.

Also, we will go over few considerations in how to select a performance testing solution for your needs.

In this webcast you will learn:

  • How to plan for a performance testing, the importance to understand the business requirements
  • Design, create, execute and understand the test results
  • The various types of tests
  • Delivering valuable results to the business

About Mark Tomlinson, Practitioner of Performance Testing, West Evergreen Consulting, LLC

Mark is a performance engineering and software testing consultant. His career began in 1992 with a comprehensive two-year test for a life-critical transportation system, a project which captured his interest for software testing, quality assurance, and test automation. That first test project sought to prevent trains from running into each other — and Mark has metaphorically been preventing "train wrecks" for his customers for the past 20 years. He has broad experience with real-world scenario testing of large and complex systems and is regarded as a leading expert in software testing automation with a specific emphasis on performance. For the majority of Mark's career he has worked for companies as a testing practitioner and consultant using the leading products for performance testing, profiling and measurement. He has also consistently established close ties and relationships with the major vendors who create these tools. Mark worked for large enterprises including HP. At HP, he worked as LoadRunner Product Manager and led the team to deliver leading innovations for performance testing and engineering as part of HP's suite of performance validation and management products. Mark now offers coaching, training and consulting to help customers adopt modern performance testing and engineering strategies, practices and behaviors for better performing technology systems.

About Silvia Siqueira, PMP, ITIL Expert, Scrum Master, WW Senior Product Marketing Manager

With 20+ years of experience in IT organizations, Silvia uniquely combines Product Marketing and Product Management, Project Management, IT processes and hands-on diverse technology. Silvia is currently working as World-Wide Senior Product Marketing Manager for HP Software, covering HP Performance testing solutions (HP Performance Center and HP LoadRunner). Silvia has a deep knowledge in different vertical markets as Financial, Government, Medical Care and Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, Retail and IT Services, including SMB and Enterprise companies.

About HP Software

HP Software provides end-to-end solutions for application management. Learn more about the newest HP Agile load testing solution, StormRunner Load: Simple, Smart and Scalable.

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