Category: Cloud

Cloud Computing Gives You an Opportunity For Capacity Planning

No matter how well your system is put together, you can’t really know how it will perform under stress until you test it. The dynamics of cloud computing allow you to gauge your system’s limits through capacity planning in a way that was never possible before. Now, you can go beyond a simple stress test […]

Testing the cloud from above the clouds

Someone call Ripley’s Believe It or Not, because I might have performed the first-ever load test of a cloud-based enterprise application at 30,000 feet. I recently flew from Seattle to Los Angeles, and thanks to the beauty of in-flight Wi-Fi, I was able to conduct a proof-of-concept cloud application optimization test before landing. Why did […]