In the Cloud and On the Ground: Real-World Performance Testing Stories


The presentation will describe testing strategies and lessons learned in performance testing for a global Enterprise with 70 offices worldwide.

Topics include:

  1. Testing Office365 email and SharePoint performance in the cloud
  2. Validating Riverbed Steelhead Cloud Acceleration
  3. Winsock bug in Windows 7 that impacts file upload performance over long fat pipes
  4. Performance – impact of using a testing proxy
  5. Validation VDI desktop performance

Session Takeaways:

  • Critical skills a Performance Engineer needs to have to properly design and execute performance tests
  • How to design a test simulation that reflects the real world
  • Insight into how the network impacts application performance and how to properly test


Location: Tower Court B Date: November 4, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Les Murphy - STPCon Fall 2014 Les Murphy