Performance Testing HTTP 2 Web  Applications

Performance Testing HTTP 2 Web Applications

In 2015 I posted an article about the potential of HTTP/2 (or “H2”) regarding performance improvements. In that article, I explain a bit about the history of HTTP 1.x and how we got to H2 with an overview of how it works. With the release of LoadRunner...

LoadRunner: Advanced Trace Saves the Day

LoadRunner: Advanced Trace Saves the Day

Here’s a new, geeky technical article for all my HP LoadRunner buddies. Recently, I had to work with a web application built on JSON. The page would display a different number of records/rows for a each distinct user id. The user I recorded with had three...

HTTP/2 Is Exciting For Performance  Engineers

HTTP/2 Is Exciting For Performance Engineers

HTTP/2 is big deal, at least for performance engineers. When HP LoadRunner version 12 mentioned SPDY support in the release notes, I started looking into it. I mentioned SPDY in passing in my article here. Steve Gibson recently did a wonderful overview of HTTP/2 on...

Test Verification: Top Level Domains

Test Verification: Top Level Domains

When I recently registered my new domain name, I decided to try something different. Over the last few years, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) has approved more than 1400 new top domain names. Instead of having to use .COM, .NET, or .GOV,...