Saturday, October 27, 2007

Patterns & Practices: Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications

Patterns & Practices: Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications is now available on MSDN.

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Foreword By Alberto Savoia
Foreword By Rico Mariani
Chapter 1 – Fundamentals of Web Application Performance Testing
Chapter 2 – Types of Performance Testing
Chapter 3 – Risks Addressed Through Performance Testing
Chapter 4 – Web Application Performance Testing Core Activities
Chapter 5 – Coordinating Performance Testing with an Iteration-Based Process
Chapter 6 – Managing an Agile Performance Test Cycle
Chapter 7 – Managing the Performance Test Cycle in a Regulated (CMMI) Environment
Chapter 8 – Evaluating Systems to Increase Performance-Testing Effectiveness
Chapter 9 – Determining Performance Testing Objectives
Chapter 10 – Quantifying End-User Response Time Goals
Chapter 11 – Consolidating Various Types of Performance Acceptance Criteria
Chapter 12 – Modeling Application Usage
Chapter 13 – Determining Individual User Data and Variances
Chapter 14 – Test Execution
Chapter 15 – Key Mathematic Principles for Performance Testers
Chapter 16 – Performance Test Reporting Fundamentals
Chapter 17 – Load-Testing Web Applications
Chapter 18 – Stress-Testing Web Applications

This guide was produced by the following Team
  • J.D. Meier, Microsoft, Senior Program Manager, patterns & practices
  • Carlos Farre, Microsoft, Software Design Engineer Test, patterns & practices
  • Prashant Bansode, Infosys Technologies Ltd
  • Scott Barber, PerfTestPlus Inc, Chief Technologist
  • Dennis Rea, Wadeware LLC

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