Author: Paola Rossaro

Performance Testing for Our Modern, DevOps World

Posted by on March 27, 2018 5:51pm
Performance testing used to be an optional aspect for most applications — something you did at the end, if you had time and you really cared. Now, it’s a must. User expectations today are much more sophisticated (you compete not only within your industry; your app is compared with everything else users experience online), and software… Read more »

Did your app survive the holidays? Or not? Either way, nowis the time to reflect and begin planning for success nextyear.

Posted by on December 13, 2017 5:08pm
The holidays are a busy time for many companies. And while that brings an exciting window of opportunity, it can also mean also more challenges to be prepared for. More traffic on a website is good, but will your infrastructure be good enough for it? And your software? Is there a way to find it… Read more »

Create and analyze your end-to-end transactions page by page (or anyway you like)

Posted by on October 12, 2016 9:17pm
In many cases, individual response time (per http request) and average response time across all the http requests are not very meaningful. What is really impactful to the user experience is the transaction time.  So when looking at performance testing results, the really important metric is the end-to-end transaction time. Usually, this corresponds to a web page… Read more »

Handling complex scenarios in performance testing (Why and how to use Nouvola’s new data correlation feature)

Posted by on April 1, 2016 6:02pm
As we’ve covered in previous posts, performance testing is different from functional testing, and therefore requires different criteria when setting goals, creating test plans, and evaluating results.Often times, the degree of complexity in the workflow of a functional test is not required to create a meaningful performance test scenarios. The focus is not on what is… Read more »

Five things you always wanted to know about Nouvola DiveCloud’s product infrastructure

Posted by on February 18, 2016 2:32am
Our customers are often asking questions about the Nouvola product infrastructure and how it works. Since there are several recurring questions, we wanted to share the answers with all our readers.   Is the solution cloud-provider specific? Nouvola DiveCloud is completely cloud agnostic. The application being tested can reside with any cloud provider. Additionally, it… Read more »

What are all the different timing options in Nouvola DiveCloud? A look at all the features offered to help you test smart

Posted by on July 8, 2015 3:53pm
Third in a series on how to effectively use Nouvola DiveCloud Earlier this year, we talked about the best way to calculate concurrent users when using Nouvola DiveCloud, and touched on the importance of performance tests to let you know how much traffic your software can handle with the right speed. We also defined Virtual… Read more »