May 2010 Monthly Meeting Summary

Topic:
Load Testing - presentation by Mike Chyi, Micro Focus Ltd.

Sub-topics:
* Load testing, performance testing, stress testing - what's the difference between them?
* What kind of results/data/metrics are most useful?
* Load testing strategies
* Tool choice considerations
* Web load testing
* Identifying bottlenecks

Presenter Bio:
Mike Chyi has over twenty years of experience in the IT industry with fifteen years in software testing specially focused on load testing; his work in resolving numerous performance issues has positioned him as a subject matter expert, trainer, trusted advisor and mentor. He has led load testing projects while working at Performix, Compuware, and currently at Micro Focus Ltd. as a specialist in Performance Testing. Mike has a Ph.D degree in Geology from Princeton and a MS degree in Computer Science from John Hopkins.

Took place on: Wed. May 12 2010 6:30 PM

Attendance: 24

Meeting Notes:


 
 
 
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