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  3.  <title>Load Tester Wilson Mar's Weblog</title>
  4.  <link rel="self" type="application/atom+xml" href=""/>
  5.  <subtitle>Notes on capacity and performance engineering for load testers.</subtitle>
  6.  <updated>2007-03-14T08:30:02+01:00</updated>
  7.  <author>
  8.    <name>Wilson Mar</name>
  9.    <email></email>
  10.  </author>
  11.  <rights>Unless otherwise indicated, Copyright 1998-2007 Wilson Mar. All Rights Reserved.</rights>
  12.  <id></id>
  13.  <entry>
  14.    <title>Performance Testing Notes</title>
  15.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  16.    <id></id>
  17.    <summary>Here are my notes on how to conduct performance testing and capacity planning. . Sections include Information Flows &amp; Roles, Roles in a Performance Project, Performance Within Development LifeCycles, The Context of Performance (Technology Layers), Forms/Types of Performance Testing, Load Testing Products, Capacity/Performance Mgmt. Workflow </summary>
  18.    <updated>2005-12-25T18:30:01-07:00</updated>
  19.  </entry>
  20.  <entry>
  21.    <title>Corporate Quality Management and Metrics</title>
  22.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  23.    <id></id>
  24.    <summary>Quality Management is more than just testing (a Quality Control activity). This describes the difference. More sophisticated Quality Management coincides with an organization's maturity and capability.</summary>
  25.    <updated>2005-12-25T18:30:02-07:00</updated>
  26.  </entry>
  27.  <entry>
  28.    <title>Load Testing Tools Products</title>
  29.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  30.    <id></id>
  31.    <summary>This page lists, describes, and compares software products for conducting load, stress, and performance testing. </summary>
  32.    <updated>2005-12-25T18:30:03-07:00</updated>
  33.  </entry>
  34.  <entry>
  35.    <title>Diagnostics and Production Monitoring</title>
  36.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  37.    <id></id>
  38.    <summary>Here is a strategy to use Mercury LoadRunner with Diagnostics, with graphic-supported explanations of the difference between diagnostics and production monitoring Business Availability products.</summary>
  39.    <updated>2006-01-03T18:30:02-07:00</updated>
  40.  </entry>
  41.  <entry>
  42.    <title>Mercury Loadrunner product usage at </title>
  43.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href="http://www.LoadRunner.Info"/>
  44.    <id></id>
  45.    <summary>Here are my notes on  using LoadRunner for performance testing. Topics include: Installation &amp; Configuration, Monitors, Product Versions, VuGen Recording, Controller Scenarios, Protocols, Trans. Response Times, Measurement Calcs, Measures of Variation, Analysis Module.  The page features a stopwatch you can start and stop... for those times when you don't need a million-dollar piece of software. </summary>
  46.    <updated>2005-12-25T18:30:04-07:00</updated>
  47.  </entry>
  48.  <entry>
  49.    <title>Mercury LoadRunner Vu Scripting at</title>
  50.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  51.    <id></id>
  52.    <summary>How to write vu C scripts used in performance tesing with LoadRunner. </summary>
  53.    <updated>2005-12-25T18:30:05-07:00</updated>
  54.  </entry>
  55.  <entry>
  56.    <title>Mercury LoadRunner Error Database Viewer</title>
  57.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  58.    <id></id>
  59.    <summary>Here is a totally stand-alone ASP classic script you can drop onto your IIS or PWS server to view summary and detail error messages generated by LoadRunner. The ASP application uses several advanced ASP tricks: cookies, ADO paging, etc. </summary>
  60.    <updated>2004-11-09T18:30:06-07:00</updated>
  61.  </entry>
  62.  <entry>
  63.    <title>Mercury LoadRunner Analysis Statistics and Graphs </title>
  64.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  65.    <id></id>
  66.    <summary>This page explains the sample Summary Report generated by LoadRunner and then, more importantly, explain how to make use of them to make decisions.</summary>
  67.    <updated>2005-05-19T18:30:07-07:00</updated>
  68.  </entry>
  69.  <entry>
  70.    <title>Mercury Virtual Table Server for LoadRunner</title>
  71.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  72.    <id></id>
  73.    <summary>Here are tips and tricks to install and use the Virtual Table Server (VTS) program which maintains a virtual (in-memory) database for use by LoadRunner and Winrunner.</summary>
  74.    <updated>2004-11-19T18:30:08-07:00</updated>
  75.  </entry>
  76.  <entry>
  77.    <title>Performance Monitors</title>
  78.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  79.    <id></id>
  80.    <summary>This is my concise reference on analyzing and tuning Microsoft Windows 2000 and Linux servers using counters and other tools for performance testing and tuning. Sections include Windows Monitoring, Unix Monitoring, Measured Objects, Log Analysis, Instrumentation
  81.        Profiling </summary>
  82.    <updated>2004-11-09T18:30:09-07:00</updated>
  83.  </entry>
  84.  <entry>
  85.    <title>Performance Tuning Ideas</title>
  86.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  87.    <id></id>
  88.    <summary>This is my concise reference on the business of tuning (tweaking) servers and applications. Topics include: Tuning Windows, Tuning Linux, Tuning Web Servers, Tuning Java pps</summary>
  89.    <updated>2004-11-01T18:30:10-07:00</updated>
  90.  </entry>
  91.  <entry>
  92.    <title>Load Balancing Servers</title>
  93.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  94.    <id></id>
  95.    <summary>This page describes the different approaches to balancing load: Microsoft's Network Load Balancing services
  96. and load balancing products.</summary>
  97.    <updated>2005-06-09T18:30:11-07:00</updated>
  98.  </entry>
  99.  <entry>
  100.    <title>Java Virtual Machine Performance Tuning</title>
  101.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  102.    <id></id>
  103.    <summary>This page describes how to tune Sun &amp; IBM Java VM garbage collection for optimum performance and longevity as it frees dynamically allocated memory that is no longer referenced. Topics include: Verbosity Flags. Total Heap Size. From Young to Old Permanent Generation, Concurrency Footprint </summary>
  104.    <updated>2004-11-19T18:30:12-07:00</updated>
  105.  </entry>
  106.  <entry>
  107.    <title>LoadRunner Scripts Generated from Spreadsheets</title>
  108.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  109.    <id></id>
  110.    <summary>This page describes an Excel spreadsheet with VBA macros that generates LoadRunner VuGen C script to perform load testing </summary>
  111.    <updated>2005-10-27T18:30:13-07:00</updated>
  112.  </entry>
  113.  <entry>
  114.    <title>LoadRunner Load Run Results Explorer </title>
  115.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  116.    <id></id>
  117.    <summary>This page describes a C# .NET client-side program that scans and opens several drives and folders at a time to display in table form information about load test runs created by LoadRunner during performance testing. </summary>
  118.    <updated>2005-10-27T18:30:14-07:00</updated>
  119.  </entry>
  120.  <entry>
  121.    <title>Hyperformix Mercury Capacity Planning</title>
  122.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  123.    <id></id>
  124.    <summary>This describes the benefits of this product for performance engineers. The architecture of the product is summarized, but each file and component is also detailed. Sample files that come with the application are presented in formats that are easy to understand.</summary>
  125.    <updated>2006-05-30T18:30:14-07:00</updated>
  126.  </entry>
  127.  <entry>
  128.    <title>LoadRunner Script Framework</title>
  129.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  130.    <id></id>
  131.    <summary>Here is a full-featured framework written in LoadRunner VuGen script that adds agile feature and overcomes several inconveniences and annoyances associated with large-scale performance testing of Web applications using LoadRunner.</summary>
  132.    <updated>2007-03-14T08:30:14-07:00</updated>
  133.  </entry>
  134.  <entry>
  135.    <title>LoadRunner Script Framework</title>
  136.    <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" href=""/>
  137.    <id></id>
  138.    <summary>This is a tutorial on creating a LoadRunner script for emulating use of AJAX-based web pages popular today.</summary>
  139.    <updated>2007-03-14T08:30:14-07:00</updated>
  140.  </entry>
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