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JAX London, 9-12 October 2017
The Conference for JAVA & Software Innovation

Rob Harrop
10 Oct 2017
16:45 - 17:35
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Load Testing Like a Pro

10 Oct 2017
16:45 - 17:35

In this talk, we’ll see how to design, construct, execute, verify and analyse a load test to answer
the three important questions: 1. How much load can my system handle before it is saturated?; 2. What service can I expect my customers to see at a given load level?; and 3. What are the bottlenecks in my application that cause saturation?

Load testing is an important part of systems engineering. A good load test tells us whether our system is equipped to handle expected load, what kind of service level our customers can expect and how our system behaves when it’s saturated. Despite their usefulness, many teams don’t run load tests, and those that do often make grave mistakes that all but eradicate the usefulness of their tests.

Many open source load testing tools result in inherently incorrect results due to incorrect handling
of latency measurements: the so-called Problem of Co-ordinated Omission. In this talk, we’ll see how
to overcome this problem to obtain reliable results using the standard JMeter load-testing tool.

Behind the Tracks

Software Architecture & Design
Software innovation & more
Microservices
Architecture structure & more
Agile & Communication
Methodologies & more
Emerging Technologies
Everything about the latest technologies
DevOps & Continuous Delivery
Delivery Pipelines, Testing & more
Cloud & Modern Infrastructure
Everything about new tools and platforms
Big Data & Machine Learning
Saving, processing & more