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Generated 5 days ago

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  • After the Test: 4 Considerations On Code Cleanup And Revision

    Load testing and monitoring provide a wealth of insight into how your business’s online platforms perform, but the data is only as good as the use developers make of it. Performance data typically helps developers single out parts of the larger application that aren’t running as smoothly as they could, and identifies when updates impact efficiency. Development [...] Continue reading

  • Top 6 Challenges of API Testing

    API TESTING SERIES Testing teams face several unique challenges when testing Application Programming Interface (API) implementations. API testing is part of the integrations testing process and concerns the communication between two systems–one of which your staff likely has no control over. Thorough testing practices help QA and development teams not only create code that works, but create [...] ...

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  • What Types of Bugs Does API Testing Find?

    API TESTING SERIES Application Programming Interface (API) testing, part of the integration testing process, aims to ensure APIs work optimally by identifying bugs in the programming that developers can fix. The process differs from other types of testing by functioning entirely on the data level of the application, ignoring issues like the GUI and ease of use. Bugs related to API testing [...] Co...

  • [New Feature Release] High and Low Thresholds

    ASM Offers Alerts System to Monitor Thresholds Monitoring is most effective when the tool can quickly identify a problem and offer a detailed corrective to that problem. Apica Synthetic Monitoring offers the Alert system. A user can now set-up alerts to notify him/her when a check violates the set thresholds. Historically, Apica provided users with [...] Continue reading

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Website Monitoring and Regional Outages

    If a customer, client, or business associate contacts your staff in a panic about being unable to access one of your company’s websites, but the site works just fine on your end, they are likely experiencing a regional outage. The performance and accessibility you personally experience on your websites may not reflect what people experience [...] Continue reading

  • API Testing: What Should You Really Test?

    API TESTING SERIES Application Programming Interface (API) testing aims to secure and optimize communication between different platforms. This process examines many elements including debugging, identifying inconsistencies, pinpointing weaknesses, locking down security, and gauging performance. These different aspects of the API testing process often require separate tests, but with some overlap. ...

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Why Security is Critical to API Testing

    API TESTING SERIES API development, either SOAP or REST, starts out with a discussion of functionality – What is the API supposed to do? Once the API is developed to perform that function there may be little thought given to the security that is required surrounding the API. This is a mistake as APIs should [...] Continue reading

  • 4 Important API Testing Thoughts Going Into 2017

    API TESTING SERIES Application Program Interface (API) performance will be more important than ever going into 2017. For starters, more devices are utilizing the technology, and at a higher frequency. APIs have grown considerably in both service and scope since Salesforce and eBay introduced the first ones in 2000. The proliferation of smartphones, tablets, and [...] Continue reading

  • 3 Critical Reasons for Continuous Integration in API Testing

    API TESTING SERIES Continuous Integration (CI) for Application Program Interface testing (API testing) is an online platform monitoring practice that helps businesses provide consistently fast service to their customers. CI, a development practice that involves updating platform code in a shared repository multiple times a day, and API Testing, gauging the performance of API implementations, [...]...

  • Case Study: The Broad Museum

    LA’s new Broad Museum (pronounced brode) is a work of art in itself. Housed in a new $140m three-story building, it hosts over 2,000 works from Eli and Edyth Broad’s unrivaled contemporary art collection. The museum is home to art giants Jerry Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and many other iconic artists. No surprise that [...] Continue reading

  • WHAT’S an API?

    API TESTING SERIES When your typical end user wants some information from the web, they open a browser, find out where the information lives, click on a URL or link that will take them to that location and then browse around until they find out the information they are seeking. When your typical application wants [...] Continue reading

  • The 9 Best Web Performance Testing Conferences for 2017

    Apica, US had a great time getting to know everyone who attended the various performance testing and industry-related events in 2016. We had a lot of questions asking which web performance testing events are the best, so we’ve developed a list for you. We plan to be at all of these events. See you there. [...] Continue reading

  • What to Think About Before Migrating to the Cloud

    Migrating applications to the cloud offers incredible opportunities that can make your business more versatile and efficient. Collaboration is often easier with the cloud, for example, and it can make disaster recovery a breeze. However, the cloud isn’t necessarily the right choice for every application. Is your team thinking of shifting your application to a [...] Continue reading

  • The Importance of Benchmark Testing

    When creating a web application, the questions that have to be answered are “What will it do?” and “How well will it work?”. The answer the first question lies with the developers that are creating the application, the answer to the second question can be found through benchmark testing.  Benchmark testing is the part of [...] Continue reading

  • Cyber Monday Web Performance Index Top 100

    The end of shopping for 2016 is coming to a close and boy has this year been a big one. According to Fortune.com “U.S. online sales gained momentum on Cyber Monday and are set to surpass initial expectations by hitting a record $3.39 billion as consumers snapped up deals on the busiest day of the [...] Continue reading

  • [New Feature Release] Improved Visualization of Test Results in Apica LoadTest Portal

    When analyzing performance test results it’s important to visualize critical metrics to find potential performance issues. With a simple formula, the throughput of any transaction can be calculated based on a few variables. Transaction Throughput = Number of Users / (Response Time + Think-Time) The Apica Load Test Portal and the result details page has [...] Continue reading

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Category: Content
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Generated 5 months ago

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  • Why Should Your Company Do An Audit?

    The term “audit” may be loaded with negative connotations, but your business has a lot to gain from running a software audit. According to the ITAM Review, the two primary goals of a software audit are: 1) to reduce the number of inactive licenses your business is running, and 2) to make optimal use of [...] Continue reading

  • Google Analytics RealTime Integration

    In Apica Synthetic Monitoring we can show you how your site has been performing at any given time. We can show you a plethora of metrics including Response time and DOM complete. With this data you know if your site is performing to your standards or if it is failing. A failing site means that [...] Continue reading

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Generated 5 months ago

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  • Advanced Load Balancing Testing Using Scripted Synthetic Monitoring

    Creating a well-crafted website that’s popular with the everyday user is just like creating a great roller coaster. It has to be able to handle unexpectedly large crowds, the experience has to be one that brings users back time and again, and it has to simply run – no slowdowns, no hiccups and please, oh [...] Continue reading

  • AWS Load Testing Project Questions

    This is blog post #4 in a 5 post series Blog post 1: Rising to the Occasion: Using Load Testing to Optimize Cloud Server Scaling Blog post 2: Developing a Server Asset Scaling Strategy Blog post 3:  Planning Ahead: Load Testing-Assisted Capacity Planning In addition to establishing component scaling guidelines, the Apica AWS load test project set [...] Continue reading

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Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Testing the Waters at STARWEST 2016

    As a Platinum sponsor, we’ve got high hopes for STARWEST 2016 in Anaheim this year. We looked at the schedule and it’s full of information and sessions related to DevOps, load testing, and everything Apica as a company stands behind to ensure companies maintain a high-speed, well-run website. During the pre-conference program, we came across [...] Continue reading

  • Planning Ahead: Load Testing-Assisted Capacity Planning

    This is blog post 3 in a 5 post series Blog post 1: Rising to the Occasion: Using Load Testing to Optimize Cloud Server Scaling Blog post 2: Developing a Server Asset Scaling Strategy Application teams need to establish how much power each specific part of the system requires to expand capacity without wasting resources to address [...] Continue reading

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Category: Content
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