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Continuous Performance Testing - Eric Proegler

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Staff Test Instructure Engineer

Talk Description

Development and deployment contexts have changed considerably over the last few years. The discipline of performance testing has had difficulty keeping up with modern testing principles and software development and deployment processes.

Most people still see performance testing as a single experiment, run against a completely assembled, code-frozen, production-resourced system, with the “accuracy” of simulation and environment considered critical to the value of the data the test provides. But what can we do to provide actionable and timely information about performance and reliability when the software is not complete, when the system is not yet assembled, or when the software will be deployed in more than one environment? How can you effectively performance test in continuous integration to continually collect feedback on the project’s performance and scalability characteristics?

Eric will deconstruct “realism” in performance simulation, talk about performance testing more cheaply to test more often, and suggest strategies and techniques to get there.

Takeaways

A formulation of the risks we performance test to learn more about.

Techniques for Performance Testing in Continuous Integration.

Strategies for load models that can yield information across builds.

What you’ll learn
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Eric

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About Speaker

Eric Proegler is a Staff Test Instructure Engineer for Credit Karma in Oakland, California. Previously, he’s been a Senior Director of Quality Engineering, a performance testing consulting practice lead, a Testing Tools Product Manager, and the President of the Association for Software Testing. At work, Eric is hacking processes, writing documentation, asking questions, and generally splitting the difference between Solver and Right Hand StaffEng Archetypes. He’s presented and/or facilitated at CAST, TestBash, Agile, PNSQC, CMG Impact, STARWEST, Jenkins World, Oredev, Nordic Testing Days, Romanian Testing Conference, Yerevan Testing Days, CodeFest, STPCon, WOPR, and STiFS. In his free time, Eric spends time with family, runs a science fiction book club, and is looking forward to resuming a busy schedule of live literary events, music, and stand-up comedy. He also seeks out street food from all over, plays video games, collects Lego sets, and follows the NBA.

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