Category: Technology


Why Synthetic Monitoring and APM go hand-in-hand

Posted by on July 6, 2018 9:13pm
synthetic monitoring and APM Some time ago we wrote a post about Synthetic Testing and Real User Monitoring, and explained why these are complementary, not competing, approaches. Similarly, Synthetic Monitoring and APM – Application Performance Monitoring - are similar in that they are often regarded as two competing solutions, as if one were an alternative to the other. They... Read more »

5 Steps to Keep APIs from Sabotaging Performance

Posted by on April 11, 2018 5:39pm
Many of the applications we all use every day leverage a number of 3rd party solutions via application programming interfaces, or, as they’re more commonly known, APIs. The steady transition from monolithic application architectures to distributed microservices has played a big role in the explosion of APIs. Once relegated to back-office processing, today API calls… Read more »


Nouvola Achieves APN Advanced Technology Partner Status with AWS

Posted by on January 19, 2018 6:46pm
Nouvola today announced that it has become an Advanced Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). The Advanced designation is the highest level an APN Technology Partner can achieve, and it underscores Nouvola’s ongoing commitment to serving AWS customers by providing proactive performance and load testing for their web, mobile, and API applications. Nouvola first launched on… Read more »

Five Signs You Need to Change Your Testing Tool

Posted by on April 20, 2017 7:06pm
Software testing is a very complex exercise, and a lot depends on the specific situation and on the application being tested.  It’s an art more than a science, and usually comprises of a variety of areas, including functional testing, compatibility testing, performance testing, regression testing, unit testing, etc. But in general, there are high level… 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 »


DevOps leaders congregate at IC3

Posted by on September 14, 2016 8:39pm
Join Nouvola, AWS, Microsoft, Google, HPE, VMWare and Chef at the  (IC3) Sep 27 in Seattle. Now in its 3rd year, IC3 continues to be the place to learn how DevOps and cloud computing have changed enterprise IT for developers, IT managers and their organizations. IC3 is for enterprise IT executives, software developers and their staffs who… Read more »