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Eric Proegler

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Eric Proegler


Eric Proegler has worked in software testing for 16 years, and specialized in performance and reliability testing for 13. He is currently the Product Manager for CloudTest at SOASTA. Before SOASTA, Eric was a performance testing consultant, delivering performance testing projects with the tools and methods appropriate for each context. Eric is a Board Member of AST (Association for Software Testing) and an organizer for WOPR (Workshop on Performance and Reliability). He’s presented on testing subjects at Agile2015, CAST, WOPR, PNSQC, STPCon, and Oredev. In his free time, Eric spends time with family, reads, tries to keep up with what the kids are listening to, sees a lot of live stand-up comedy, chases down street food from all over, and follows professional basketball.

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17 essential skills for growing web performance engineers

Performance engineering as a discipline goes back several decades. I’ve heard firsthand accounts of testing and optimization of software from the 1960s. Still, much of what we practice today has built up in the last twenty years or so, since the first generation of commercial performance testing tools started appearing. It can be hard to describe […]

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Interpreting Performance Test Results

I recently attended STPCon in San Francisco. It was a good software testing conference, and STP continues to welcome performance testing in a way most other testing conferences do not. I led a tutorial called Interpreting and Reporting Performance Test Results, which I want to share in blog form today. (My slides are embedded at […]

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