1st Workshop on Performance and Reliability (WOPR) Public Meeting

April 12, 2007 6:00pm – 9:00pm


Paradigm Shifts in Performance Testing: Evolution or Revolution?
<ul>[*]New Tools = Changing Paradigm.[*]With all the high powered commercial tools available, Open Source tools still have a role.[*]Its not performance or functional testing, but combined performance and functional testing.[*]Agile Performance Testing is different.[*]Is performance testing gaining importance and relevance in IT?[*]Is there increased collaboration with Operations? Is it resulting in better tuning & capacity planning?[/list]


  1. What Is WOPR And How Is “A WOPR Meeting” Conducted (Paul Holland)
  2. Trends, Innovations, and Blind Alleys In Performance Testing (Ross Collard)
  3. Are New Load Testing Tools Changing How Performance Testing Is Done & How It Fits with Software Development? (Scott Barber)
  4. High Volume Functional Verification In The Course Of A Performance Test (Richard Leeke)
  5. Combining The Use Of Open Source And Commercial Tools In A Performance Testing Project (Rob Sabourin)
  6. WOPR style, moderated discussion with the audience (Speakers, WOPR members, Paul Holland Moderator)

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