Everyone wants to release the next hot app or bulletproof their website. But until now, it took a unique breed to thoroughly test them and to ensure they'll perform at scale. That's because functional and performance testing have traditionally been challenging, complex, costly and time-consuming.
This is a guest blog post written and contributed by Tom Lounibos, president and CEO of SOASTA, makers of the CloudTest platform for functional and performance testing of web and mobile applications. SOASTA is a Rackspace customer and is participating in the beta for Rackspace Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Brad Johnson, VP Product & Channel Marketing at SOASTA, a Rackspace Cloud Tools Partner. SOASTA provides load and performance testing solutions available as on-demand cloud service.
When it comes to testing your web application, the most difficult part is probably reproducing high levels of user traffic. It's a tough question to address: how do you test and model real-world usage before all that traffic bombards your site?