This is my presentation on Performance Testing in the Cloud that Chris De Lorenzo and I delivered at the Iqnite Australia 2014 conference on October 16th. The slides from Chris on the state of performance testing at Tabcorp (one of the world’s largest online betting companies) were excellent. The original presentation can be downloaded from SlideShare.

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Presentation abstract:

With an increasing number of applications being deployed in the cloud, this trend will soon touch performance testers within every organisation. This presentation will dispel the hype, tell you what you need to know to embrace this opportunity, and answer the following questions:

  • What are the challenges specifically related to performance testing cloud-based applications?
  • What are some common performance problems seen in cloud-based applications, and how can you test for them?
  • How will cloud-based load generators help your performance testing?

Don’t get left behind! A solid understanding of cloud concepts will be invaluable to your testing ca-


Published On: October 19, 2014Tags: ,


  1. cat November 21, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    Just curious but what about ixia virtual load modules? Have you messed with them before?

  2. bindu January 19, 2016 at 5:04 am

    Please send me the document in email . it will will be of great help . excellent document

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