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Scale: Real-World Load Testing Tips to Avoid Bottlenecks When Your Web App Goes Live

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Load testing should be part and parcel of every Web development effort, and it should be performed early in the process. However, if you think you can load test using your development environment, you're going to have some surprises when you go live. In this article, the authors outline the process of planning your load testing effort, considering which machines to use, how many users to simulate, which tools are right for you, and how to interpret your results.

Jeff Dunmall and Keith Clarke

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