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The 9 Best Web Performance Testing Conferences for 2017

Apica, US had a great time getting to know everyone who attended the various performance testing and industry-related events in 2016. We had a lot of questions asking which web performance testing events are the best, so we’ve developed a list for you. We plan to be at all of these events. See you there. […] Continue reading

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[New Feature Release] Improved Visualization of Test Results in Apica LoadTest Portal

When analyzing performance test results it’s important to visualize critical metrics to find potential performance issues. With a simple formula, the throughput of any transaction can be calculated based on a few variables. Transaction Throughput = Number of Users / (Response Time + Think-Time) The Apica Load Test Portal and the result details page has […] Continue reading

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Performance Testing IoT: A New Challenge in Testing

Performance Testing Tools are an Essential Component of Testing in the IoT Age Internet of Things devices are exploding in use, creating new business opportunities and putting a smarter spin on old solutions. These new devices don’t always fit into the conventional use-case mold software developers are accustomed to working with: they present a range […] Continue reading

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Finding Balance: The Importance of Agile Performance Testing in the Development Process

It’s easy for a business to fall into the trap of focusing so intensely on content and capabilities for their applications that they neglect one of the areas that’s most important to the audience: performance. Apica and Gigaom’s white paper “Performance Testing: Balancing Agility and Quality” stresses how businesses need to make application performance a […] Continue reading

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Safe & Sound: How Performance Testing Promotes Security

Around the world, more and more companies and government organizations are reporting massive data breaches. These breaches don’t just cost them a significant amount of money—they can also jeopardize the hard-earned trust of their customers and employees. With this in mind, businesses of all sizes are tuned into the importance of data security. When traditional […] Continue reading

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3 web performance mistakes and how to avoid them

Could you imagine NASA sending a rocket into space without testing it first? What about a racing team putting a brand new car on the track without taking it for a few laps to test the handling and stability? It seems to me that testing is inherent in every technical field — except for website […] Continue reading

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