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Brad Johnson

About the Author

Brad Johnson


Brad is a cloud-testing pioneer who joined SOASTA in December 2008. His former roles as head of test and monitoring products at Compuware, Mercury Interactive and Borland prepared him well to disrupt the skeptical and established software quality market with updated approaches and technologies for continuous web and mobile testing.

Very often, performance testing is executed against a smaller environment than the live production system. While testing against the production environment is important, it may not possible due to factors involving cost, practicality and risk. SOASTA’s CloudTest Methodology promotes testing throughout the application lifecycle, including in staging/test environments. This post details the risks associated with […]

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Performance Business Processes


As performance testing is integrated into the development lifecycle, one of the key pieces to identify is the performance business processes (BPs). Selecting business processes for performance is very different than what is typically done for QA. Performance BPs should concentrate on mission critical, high volume, and “heavy” transactions. Also, any BPs that currently exhibit […]

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — January 29, 2008 — SOASTA, a leading provider of test automation solutions for Web applications and services, today announced a new, enhanced release of its Web testing application, SOASTA CloudTest®. SOASTA CloudTest now supports Web UI/Ajax testing ensuring Ajax-based Web applications and services meet the reliability and performance demanded by today’s Web […]

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