Smaller-Scale Web Sites Need Performance Testing Too!
Even a smaller-scale Web site requires careful planning and execution of performance tests. Making the critical decisions in a timely manner and identifying the performance goals are still prerequisites to a successful test. However, smaller sites don't necessarily have the resources required to do large-scale testing, so compromises have to be made. This requires good test planning. The instructor explains the testing of a small site looking to grow, as well as the successes and pitfalls of achieving reasonable goals.
- Define the test objectives; what's reasonable?
- Plan the test then utilize tools, choices, and tradeoffs effectively
- Apply and understand the results