How to Easily Load Test Vaadin Web Applications

BLOG 23/05/17

How to Easily Load Test Vaadin Web Applications

Vaadin is great open-source web framework for developing rich internet applications. It is no secret, however, that running performance tests against Vaadin applications is rather complicated. Fortunately, there is one simple solution.

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Making Performance Testing part of your Continuous Integration Environment

BLOG 06/02/17

Making Performance Testing part of your Continuous Integration Environment

Continuous integration quickly became one of the key principles of agile development and DevOps as it makes our life easier in so many ways. It is important to realise, however, that every passed build still might have a negative effect on overall performance. That is why performance testing should be always included in the CI process. Let’s take a look at how to do it.

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Evaluate tests automatically with acceptance criteria

BLOG 17/01/17

Evaluate tests automatically with acceptance criteria

In the latest release (1.3.0) we made it possible to define your own acceptance criteria. What’s so great about this is that they allow to evaluate tests automatically! For example, you can tell whether the average response time did not exceed a certain threshold or the CPU was not overloaded without needing to check it manually.

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The challenges of performance testing in FinTech

BLOG 23/05/16

The challenges of performance testing in FinTech

Everybody wants systems and applications that are not only doing, what they are supposed to on the functional level, but as well perform in a responsive, stable, reliable and predictable manner. In this manner, fintech is no different. Yet, implementing a performance testing strategy in fintech can (and will) challenge you with many unexpected surprises.

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9 JMeter drawbacks SmartMeter.io can fix

BLOG 15/02/16

9 JMeter drawbacks SmartMeter.io can fix

Recently, we have discovered an interesting JMeter rant. Some of those JMeter shortcomings mentioned in the article were bugging us as well which is one of the reasons why we created SmartMeter.io.

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JMeter distributed load testing made simple

BLOG 01/09/15

JMeter distributed load testing made simple

Distributed testing means generating the load from multiple computers simultaneously, which is unavoidable when running a test with more virtual users. With SmartMeter.io it is very easy to do distributed load testing in a familiar JMeter interface. Take a look at how to do it.

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SmartMeter.io + Dynatrace: Find Bottlenecks in Your System Faster, And With Less Effort

BLOG 13/07/15

SmartMeter.io + Dynatrace: Find Bottlenecks in Your System Faster, And With Less Effort

Load tests by themselves only measure, but they don't point out weak points. You don't know what's wrong after running a test. Only experienced testers, analysts, architects, or programmers can actually read the results, and oftentimes the test only shows that the system is slow. Further analysis takes too much time and usually more people. Would you like to simplify this process?

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Improve JMeter Script Recording: Introducing SmartMeter.io Recorder

BLOG 02/06/15

Improve JMeter Script Recording: Introducing SmartMeter.io Recorder

Recording a script using JMeter requires going through a series of complicated settings. You can learn all about those settings, or you can save yourself a lot of time and give SmartMeter.io Recorder a shot. And even if you’re already a skilled JMeter user, there is a better way to record and edit test scripts.

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How to Ensure Your Website Doesn't Crash

BLOG 30/04/15

How to Ensure Your Website Doesn't Crash

If you want to know how much traffic your website can handle, you're going to have to put it through its paces. And because you're probably not going to convince 10,000 people to log on to the site all at once, you're going to have to figure out a different way to test it.

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