TourBus

TourBus is an application that does web testing on real-world servers. It combines the flexibility and expressiveness of a functional web test suite, the statefulness and intelligence of a regression test suite, and the concurrency of a load/stress/bench suite. In short, it can test your web application from end to …

Scaling Rails – Episode #15 – Load Testing – Part 1

One way to measure the scalability of your Rails application is to use Load Testing. This is the first of two screencasts where we attempt to give an introduction to load testing and show how to use two of the most basic Load Testing tools, Apache Bench and httperf. http://railslab.newrelic.com/2009/06/23/episode-15-load-testing-part-1

High-performance JavaScript: Why Everything You’ve Been Taught is Wrong

Joseph Smarr is the Chief Platform Architect at Plaxo, Inc., where he’s led the engineering of Plaxo’s address-book integration application. In the course of building Plaxo 3.0, which involved an ambitious foray into rich internet application design, Joseph and learned a host of lessons about the importance of performance and …