The Art of Application Performance Testing: Help for Programmers and Quality Assurance
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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Chapter 1 Why Performance Test?
Chapter 2 The Fundamentals of Effective Application Performance Testing
Chapter 3 The Process of Performance Testing
Effective RootCause Analysis
Chapter 5 Application Technology and Its Impact on Performance Testing
Appendix A Transaction Examples