Scalability testing and 7 ways to improve performance

By: Mark Trellis

Systems that work well during development, deployed on a small scale, can fail to meet performance goals when the deployment is scaled up to support real levels of use.

An apposite example of this comes from a major blue chip company that recently outsourced the development of an innovative high technology platform.  Though development was behind schedule this was deemed acceptable.  The system gradually passed through functional elements of the http://www.acutest.co.uk/

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