Continuous Deployment and Continuous Integration are methodologies used by many companies these days for their software development lifecycle. It allows for quicker, more agile responses to customer needs and faster product improvements. A key factor in achieving these goals is automation. Most of the steps in the development lifecycle can be automated, and this includes testing. In fact, continuous integration and continuous deployment would not be possible without continuous testing. And testing, of course, means not just functional testing but also performance testing. After all, what good would it be to push out more frequent functional improvements only to have them throttle performance?
Before you launch your web application or mobile app around the globe, you need to make sure you can deliver the best user experience possible.
Nouvola is excited to announce its new Australia (Sydney) region. Starting today, customers can easily run their tests emulating virtual users in the new Australia region to measure latency at scale - no up-front expenses associated with operating your own infrastructure!
Sydney joins Singapore and Tokyo as the third region in Asia and as the ninth region for Nouvola DiveCloud worldwide, with more to come soon!
Cloud Performance Hit of Meltdown and How to Address it in Five (Easy) Steps
2018 has started with a bang. Just a few days into the new year, the entire tech industry worldwide was hit by the news of widespread security vulnerabilities – appropriately named Meltdown and Spectre – and the related patches that had to be deployed to mitigate the vulnerabilities.
Nouvola today announced that it has become an Advanced Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). The Advanced designation is the highest level an APN Technology Partner can achieve, and it underscores Nouvola's ongoing commitment to serving AWS customers by providing proactive performance and load testing for their web, mobile, and API applications.
cPacket Networks is a company that develops high speed network performance monitoring systems. Thecompany develops its own ASICs and builds complete systems that leverage the unique capabilities of the HW.
The performance of cPacket’s system is of utmost importance to its users. The system itself has a distributed architecture and collects data from many endpoints in the network. Because of the nature of the architecture, performance bottlenecks can occur in multiple places. Nouvola makes it possible for cPacket to continuously test performance to ensure that the introduction of new hardware and software does not degrade the user experience, and to enable ongoing performance optimization of cPacket’s solution on multiple layers.
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The need for performance testing APIs is becoming more and more critical, as the use of open APIs continues to expand. In the modern API economy, APIs are used everywhere for applications to communicate and integrate. New methodologies like microservices architectures are based on APIs, and the most common architecture today is Restful APIs.
The holidays are a busy time for many companies. And while that brings an exciting window of opportunity, it can also mean also more challenges to be prepared for.
More traffic on a website is good, but will your infrastructure be good enough for it? And your software? Is there a way to find it out before it hits your application or website? And how can you know before the next holiday rush?
We thoroughly enjoyed engaging with some of the speakers and attendees throughout the event – there were so many stimulating in-person interactions and exchanges of novel ideas on the topics of performance testing and continuous testing.
Instant notification anyone? We believe in an API-centric world. Hence we are very excited to introduce Nouvola WebHooks, a very powerful yet simple mechanism for web communications that expands our API capabilities.
What is a Webhook?
A webhook lets a developer provide a URL to which an API will send data.
Sometimes people call webhooks web callbacks, but essentially a webhook lets you skip a step. With most APIs there is a request followed by a response. No request is required for a webhook, it just sends the data when they are available.
We are excited to announce the availability of Nouvola on AWS Marketplace. Access to Nouvola DiveCloud via the Marketplace makes payment and purchasing process really straightforward, leaving you more time to do what you like the best - writing fast code.
If you sign up for Nouvola through AWS Marketplace, the Nouvola subscription will be simply integrated into your AWS bill. Both monthly subscriptions and yearly contracts are available, with a simple click. No more paperwork! Enjoy the turnkey convenience and start integrating performance and load tests into your dev process today.