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Don’t Let Load Testing Lead You Astray Don’t Let Load Testing Lead You Astray

While traditional, "closed system" models might seem familiar, they miss the unpredictable nature of real user arrivals. This article highlights how open system models, which mimic real-world user behavior, expose performance bottlenecks at high load that closed models can't catch. Remember, arrival rates, not virtual user counts, are the key to unlocking accurate load testing results.

Roger Durham's picture Roger Durham
Testing Kubernetes Clusters: A Practical Guide Testing Kubernetes Clusters: A Practical Guide

Thorough testing of Kubernetes clusters is critical for any organization that values high-quality application delivery, resilience, and security. An untested Kubernetes cluster represents major risks for your organization. Therefore, a comprehensive Kubernetes testing strategy is not just good practice—it's essential for the success of your IT and development projects.

Gilad David Maayan's picture Gilad David Maayan
AI/ML Testing and Your Test Future (Part 2) AI/ML Testing and Your Test Future (Part 2)

AI, AI, AI—it is everywhere. We all read this in the news, see it in politics, in our web traffic, and now it’s coming to our tools. Interestingly, testing has been identified as one of the most essential areas for AI as well as for the safety of the public. This article considers references to start you on your AI test journey, "classic AI" problem areas, and identifies possible concepts to use when testing AI. As usual, it comes down to a willingness to learn new things or apply historical ideas to advance your test career.

Jon Hagar's picture Jon Hagar
Java Performance Testing with Your Own Tool

Performance testing is an important procedure to be carried out before approving any software product for shipment. You’ve probably heard some horror stories from senior colleagues about a time when the system was shipped without any performance testing. So now, it is an essential part of your testing. There are various tools for implementing performance testing for non-GUI middleware systems, but there are times we don't have the liberty to choose from an existing set of tools for performance testing

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