This Week in Digital Performance
By Celeste Malia | October 30, 2015
Yahoo avoids a performance fumble; Expedited performance testing may be an option; App perfection is out of reach; Holiday shoppers flock to mobile; Visibility is the answer to better performance
- Now the whole world can be ready for some football! Yahoo’s first global stream of an NFL game was a performance touchdown, with the provider handling the large viewer numbers and managing available bandwidth successfully.
- The words “Quick and Dirty” may not immediately bring to mind testing automation, but it’s actually one of the primary approaches of automation implementation. While this approaches’ ease of use can be good for performance testing, it can also be less comprehensive.
- Whoever said perfection is unattainable must have been talking about app performance. Making a bug-free app is currently impossible and developers need to aim providing the best possible performance in key sectors instead.
- With the holiday season right around the corner, app developers and managers need to ready themselves for more mobile shoppers than ever. This season, as more people are using their smartphones to purchase and check prices of gifts, digital performance needs to keep up with the increased traffic.
- As virtualization is on the rise, so too are performance issues hiding in murky networks. Visibility into virtual networks is vital to effectively troubleshoot issues that arise.