10 Performance testing tips for Agile teams

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This session covers 10 tips successful agile teams have used to ensure their success. Learn performance anti-patterns like “Too green for his own good” and “Scrooge” and how to spot them before it is too late. Learn how to prevent problems in the first place using techniques like “Test early, test often” and “Listen to your users” (Yeah, that one is obvious). You will even get to play a fun game that will teach you spot some performance problems like a pro.

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  • 10 Performance testing tips for Agile teams

    1. 1. Ten tips every agile team should know about Performance testing By Jeff Norris 8/11/2010 © ThoughtWorks 2008
    2. 2. © ThoughtWorks 2008 Right kind of testing?Right kind of testing?
    3. 3. © ThoughtWorks 2008 Listen to your usersListen to your users
    4. 4. © ThoughtWorks 2008 Isolate your problemsIsolate your problems
    5. 5. © ThoughtWorks 2008 Are you Scrooge?Are you Scrooge?
    6. 6. Figure out what is expensive in your application © ThoughtWorks 2008 What is expensive?What is expensive?
    7. 7. • Split into groups of about 4 • Each gets – Deck of cards – Instructions – Chart Game Time © ThoughtWorks 2008
    8. 8. © ThoughtWorks 2008 Performance Team?Performance Team?
    9. 9. © ThoughtWorks 2008 Use Production DataUse Production Data
    10. 10. © ThoughtWorks 2008 Production Hardware?Production Hardware?
    11. 11. • http://www.army.mil/-images/2009/02/10/29807/army.mil-29807- 2009-02-11-060251.jpg Automate it © ThoughtWorks 2008 Automate ItAutomate It
    12. 12. Quit while you are ahead © ThoughtWorks 2008 Quit while you’re aheadQuit while you’re ahead
    13. 13. Jeff Norris jnorris@thoughtworks.com Thanks © ThoughtWorks 2008
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