Black Friday 2016 Performance Review

Thanksgiving in the USA sets off a chain reaction of e-commerce purchases unrivaled throughout the rest of the year.

Companies from around the world slash prices and offer deals during this weekend every year, and that means people from all walks of life rush to the Internet to buy things they need or get started on holiday shopping.

While Load Impact is a firm believer in continuously load testing your websites, apps, APIs and infrastructure throughout the year, we know there are plenty of people out there who only test before these types of big sales.

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7 Tips for Load Testing an E-Commerce Site

You may have heard that the holiday season is approaching.

If you’re working for a B2C company, there’s a good chance this is a busy time of year for you, and you’re expecting more web traffic than usual.

Creating realistic load tests that mirror your the checkout process is absolutely imperative when preparing your websites, apps, APIs and infrastructure for load tests.

So, here are some processes to think about that will help you get the most actionable data from your tests. And that leads to better optimizations, which leads to better performance, which leads to happier customers and more revenue.

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3 Load Testing Tips to Prepare for Black Friday

It’s that time of year again. Millions of people are ready to flock to their favorite websites to buy goods for themselves and for others.

Despite the somewhat ominous name of “Black Friday,” the United States’ unofficial shopping holiday is a joyous occasion for many — especially from the comfort of their own home.

Online shopping outpaced in-store shopping last year, and we don’t see that trend reversing anytime soon.

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