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Three Big Data Mistakes Not to Make

Avoiding the Pitfalls in the Mega-Information Age Big data is here—and it is going to keep getting bigger. By 2020, there will be eight billion people on Earth, using 20 billion devices and communicating with 100 billion connected things[1]. By that time, an estimated 1.7 megabytes of […]

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It’s Late 2016, What’s the New Rule for Performance Test Environments?

This question was passed around internally last week: “Does anyone on this distribution list have a list of good reasons why a test environment should approximate that of production to provide accurate test results in lieu of using a cheaper, smaller test environment and math to estimate […]

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Embracing Big Data

What Businesses Can Do to Reign in and Leverage Information It’s a wonderful thing: with the advent of big data, companies can now access, analyze, and leverage a flood of knowledge and use it to improve decision making, performance, and ideal revenues. Take the success story of […]

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Don’t Wait for Poor Feedback, Change Your Mobile Testing Strategy Now

When it comes to mobile, how does your organization determine what to test?  What devices are in your lab? Are they the right ones? How do you tell what the right ones are? Are they a mix of devices your test team had on hand, or does […]

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Installing the New Virtual Table Server 12.53

This tutorial is designed to explain and demonstrate the downloading, installation, data loading, and use of the virtual table server (VTS). It is intended for use by experienced HPE LoadRunner users who have a working knowledge of HPE LoadRunner parameters and the C programming language, as it is […]

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Performance Testing: Balancing Customer Experience and Company Reality

When a company rolls out applications to the public or internal customers, the goal is for the end-user experience to make an impression that will compel the user to return. Part of that experience for the user is getting through their tasks quickly, without error and at […]

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Solving the Challenge of Data Security in Development and Testing

Data breaches are becoming impossible to escape. They occur in every business sector and in companies of all sizes. Juniper Research estimates that the average cost of a single data breach will exceed $150 million by 2020, with the global exposure exceeding $2 trillion by 2019. Yet, […]

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Performance Center Maintenance: A Routine Recommendation

Frequently our customers experience downtime in their HPE Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)/Performance Center (PC) environment for various reasons. How many do you think ever consider maintaining their HPE ALM/PC environment? Not many. You should think of your HPE ALM/PC environment as if it were your vehicle or […]

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Correlating Business Transactions with Business Transaction Logs in APM

Over the last two decades, software development in the enterprise has changed from applications in silos to distributed and composite applications. These new solutions connect multiple services, databases, and even mainframe computers to solve more complex business problems. In this new solution development practice, the end users […]

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Metrics versus KPIs—and the Importance of Understanding the Difference

In a recent blog, I provided an introduction to reporting and offered suggestions to help software professionals determine if their teams are using reporting effectively. I followed that up with a discussion of the importance of, and processes involved in, developing a functional reporting framework. Today, we […]

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