Performance Testing Vs. Performance Tuning

Performance testing is often mistaken for performance tuning. The two are related, but they are certainly not the same thing. To see what these differences are, let’s look at a quick analogy.

Most governments mandate that you bring your vehicles to the workshop for an inspection once a year. This is to ensure that your car meets the minimum safety standards that have been set to ensure it is safe for road use.

A website performance test can be likened to a yearly inspection — It ensures that your website isn’t performing terribly and should perform reasonably well under most circumstances.

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5 Ways to Better Leverage a DevOps Mindset in Your Organization

The last few years have given rise to the "DevOps" methodology within many organizations both large and small. While definitions vary somewhat, it boils down to this: breaking down silos between developers and operations.

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Test Driven Development and CI using JavaScript [Part I]

In this tutorial, we will learn how to apply TDD (Test-Driven Development) using JavaScript code. This is the first part of a set of tutorials that includes TDD and CI (Continuous Integration) using JavaScript as the main language.

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Automating Load Testing to Improve Web Application Performance

This blog post was originally written for the Rackspace DevOps blog. Check out this post and more great dev advice on their blog.

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