Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications

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Welcome to the Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications! This guide shows you an end-to-end approach for implementing performance testing. Whether you are new to performance testing, or looking for ways to improve your current performance testing approach, you will find insights that you can tailor for your specific scenarios. This guide is related to our Performance Testing Guidance Project . - J.D. Meier, Carlos Farre, Prashant Bansode, Scott Barber, Dennis Rea.


Parts

  • Part 1, Introduction to Performance Testing
  • Part II, Exemplar Performance Testing Approaches
  • Part III, Identify the Test Environment
  • Part IV, Identify Performance Acceptance Criteria
  • Part V, Plan and Design Tests
  • Part VI, Execute Tests
  • Part VII, Analyze Results and Report
  • Part VIII, Performance Testing Techniques

Forewords

  • Foreword By Alberto Savoia
  • Foreword By Rico Mariani

Chapters

Introduction

  • Part 1, Introduction to Performance Testing
  • Chapter 1 – Fundamentals of Web Application Performance Testing
  • Chapter 2 – Types of Performance Testing
  • Chapter 3 – Risks Addressed Through Performance Testing

Part II, Exemplar Performance Testing Approaches

  • 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

Part III, Identify the Test Environment

  • Chapter 8 – Evaluating Systems to Increase Performance-Testing Effectiveness

Part IV, Identify Performance Acceptance Criteria

  • Chapter 9 – Determining Performance Testing Objectives
  • Chapter 10 – Quantifying End-User Response Time Goals
  • Chapter 11 – Consolidating Various Types of Performance Acceptance Criteria

Part V, Plan and Design Tests

  • Chapter 12 – Modeling Application Usage
  • Chapter 13 – Determining Individual User Data and Variances

Part VI, Execute Tests

  • Chapter 14 – Test Execution

Part VII, Analyze Results and Report

  • Chapter 15 – Key Mathematic Principles for Performance Testers
  • Chapter 16 – Performance Test Reporting Fundamentals

Part VIII, Performance-Testing Techniques

  • Chapter 17 – Load-Testing Web Applications
  • Chapter 18 – Stress-Testing Web Applications
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