Performance Testing In A Mobile World – My Load Test By Stuart Montcrieff

At his blog post on Performance Testing Stuart Montcrieff talks about the challenges associated with development, testing and optimization of mobile applications. Stuart has put together a presentation for SoftEd Fusion 2012 which covers Mobile Application Performance Testing. This presentation specifically offers insights into the challenges one faces when testing, tuning and optimizing mobile web applications. In summary the Mobile Performance Testing presentation covers the following:

  • Need for Mobile Performance Testing
  • Challenges associated with Performance Testing of Mobile applications
  • Performance related challenges due to Network constraints
  • Performance related challenges due to infrastructure constraints
  • A pragmatic approach to Performance Test mobile applications
  • Emulation of the underlying network and stressing the underlying infrastructure during Performance Test

In this case Stuart uses Load Runner which happens to provide strong support for most Mobile Web Application Protocols and makes Performance Testing of Web Applications a breeze. You can see the presentation below.

You can access the post including the presentation at – Link

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