The Art of Application Performance Testing: Help for Programmers and Quality Assurance (Google eBook)
This practical book provides a step-by-step approach to testing mission-critical applications for scalability and performance before they're deployed -- a vital topic to which other books devote one chapter, if that.
Written by a consultant with 30 years of experience in the IT industry and over 12 years experience with performance testing, this easy-to-read book is illustrated with real-world examples and packed with practical advice. The Art of Application Performance Testing thoroughly explains the pitfalls of an inadequate testing strategy and offers you a robust, structured approach for ensuring that your applications perform well and scale effectively when the need arises.
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Review: The Art of Application Performance Testing: Help for Programmers and Quality Assurance (Theory In Practice)User Review - Tom Kox - Goodreads
A very fine introduction to the subject matter. Contains a number of handy checklists that should very useful at the start of any performance testing project. Read full review
Review: The Art of Application Performance Testing: Help for Programmers and Quality Assurance (Theory In Practice)User Review - Kyle - Goodreads
A good introduction to performance testing. This helped me appreciate the domain of performance testing and make choices as to where I want to start in this area. Read full review
Chapter 3 The Process of Performance Testing
Effective RootCause Analysis
Chapter 5 Application Technology and Its Impact on Performance Testing
Appendix A Transaction Examples