White Paper: Avoiding Performance Downtime and System Outages Through Goals-based Testing

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This paper examines goals-based testing as a new approach to performance testing of enterprise systems. It highlights the challenges facing today’s businesses and demonstrates how a goals- based approach to performance testing helps. In addition, it presents a goals-based performance testing solution available from Embarcadero Technologies.

How does a company remain competitive and profitable in today's challenging marketplace? One answer is through performance testing of their enterprise systems. Performance testing refers to the process of systematically evaluating the performance of applications under stress to identify potential bottlenecks and to assess scalability. The idea is to predict the performance of an application and to fix bottlenecks before costly problems occur in production.

This paper examines goals-based testing as a new approach to performance testing of enterprise systems. It highlights the challenges facing today’s businesses and demonstrates how a goals- based approach to performance testing helps. In addition, it presents a goals-based performance testing solution available from Embarcadero Technologies.

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