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Changing rules 2_moretestsfindmoreissues_slideshare


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2nd in the "Rewriting the Rules of Perfomance Testing" series. Neil Gunther, leader in advance capacity planning and performance testing joins Dan Bartow to discuss why and how testing early, often, and with accurate data to transform is the only approach to optimal performance readiness.

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Changing rules 2_moretestsfindmoreissues_slideshare

  1. 1. SOASTA Webinar SeriesCLOUD TESTING RULE 2:Rewriting the Rules of Run More Tests and Find More IssuesPerformance Testing
  2. 2. Why Can’t We Test More?We’ve Been Distracted Process-mired, code-based test development Sourcing, provisioning, &making-do with marginal load generation infrastructure Digging through big data haystacks seeking information
  3. 3. Why Can’t We Test More?We’ve Been DistractedTime-consuming pre-and-post test activities result in projects like this TEST BUILDING HW Setup TEST ANALYZE FIX RETES T REPEAT? TIME Leading to missed deadlines and risky releases
  4. 4. Why Can’t We Test More? Projects should focus on fixing issues found by actually testing BUILD BUILD BUILD TEST TEST TEST ANALYZE ANALYZE ANALYZE FIX FIX FIX NEXT… NEXT… NEXT… TIME ..and eliminate extraneous activities that interfere
  5. 5. Why Can’t We Test More? OLD = It’s all about PREPARATION Traditional Approaches TEST BUILDING HW Setup TEST ANALYZE FIX RETEST REPEAT? TIME BUILD H W TEST H W TEST H W TEST H W TEST H W TEST Extra ANALYZE ANALYZE ANALYZE ANALYZE ANALYZE S FIX S S S S time! FIX FIX FIX FIX e e e e e t t t t t u u u u u p p p p p Eliminate constraints and TEST MORE, at SCALE, in LESS TIME NEW = It’s all about RESULTS (lots of them)
  6. 6. Let’s Dig In…Delivering more results may require a Mindset Reset Quickly build tests with a visual programming interface  Leverage the cloud for testing at unlimited scale  Run tests anytime on your schedule And, (the really hard part) Know what to do with the DATA (and there is a LOT)
  7. 7. Let’s Look at the NEW RULES How to Transform Data Into Information Dr. Neil Gunther
  8. 8. Q&A Questions & Answers will post on CloudLink: Next “Changing the Rules” Webinar: Nov. 15 “Test On Your Schedule Across the Lifecycle” with Matt Heusser Contact SOASTA: Contact Performance Dynamics Company: 866.344.8766 Follow us: Office: +1.510.537.5758 Follow Neil: