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Entries from September 24th, 2010

From the Field: “Windows Perfmon and HP LoadRunner, you get what you pay for” by Howard Clark

September 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Performance Testing

Instead of extolling the virtues of Windows Performance Monitor or Perfmon, a free tool included in the majority of MS Windows installs I will focus on what you need to do in order to find any of the aforementioned virtues in the first place. Start here first: Some performance objects and counters are not available […]

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Test Planning the Marine Way: “Back to Basics” by Ed Cook

September 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Testing From The Field

“Planning involves projecting our thoughts forward in time and space to influence events before they occur rather than merely responding to events as they occur. This means contemplating and evaluating potential decisions and actions in advance.” —Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication (MCDP) 5, Planning With the trend to standardize testing practices, most organizations now require a […]

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“At What Cost Will You Pursue Performance?” by Howard Clark

September 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Performance Testing

The stats of the finest example of engineering on the planet The Bugatti Veyron SuperSport: Top Speed – 267 Mph Cost – $1.9 million plus Running at Top Speed – Tires have a life of 37 miles, replacement costs $25K plus for tires, $50K forged alloy wheels. Running at Top Speed – Fuel lasts 12 […]

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