It has been a long time between facelifts for the MyLoadTest website, but with the launch of MyLoadTest On-Demand it was time for a more customer-friendly look. This meant a new graphic design, new marketing pages, and moving the blog off the front page. I have also changed some URLs which means some inbound links to old blog posts and pages will be broken. Redirects to the new URLs have been set up where possible, but if you have been redirected to this page it means that the content has been removed. If there is something you are really missing, [...]
I have just placed an order for a large number of 8GB USB 3 memory sticks with a MyLoadTest logo on them. The USB sticks are available for clients, and for performance testers who help us out by finding bugs, by contributing to the web performance community, or by referring work to MyLoadTest. Don't forget that there are also MyLoadTest mugs and postcards.
Today was officially my last day at JDS Australia. I worked at JDS from November 2nd, 2005 to August 22nd, 2014 (8 years, 10 months). I was employee number 6, and was the first performance tester to be hired. Over the years the company grew to over 60 people in 4 states, and it was great to be involved in helping the business grow. I am looking forward to seeing continued growth, and watching the business continue to help customers.
A co-worker mentioned that he found it useful to keep a journal with technical problems he encountered in his job and the solutions he found to solve them. I thought it was a good idea and I have taken it one step further; putting it online in blog format (since that seems to be what all the cool kids are doing these days). Welcome to the world's only blog on Load Testing - let's hope that there isn't a good reason that is the case. I have always enjoyed inflicting my opinions on other people, but I hope that this [...]