Many organizations today are struggling with questions about load and performance testing in an Agile or Continuous Testing process. The lack of a concrete set of best practices for incorporating performance into Agile testing has left many wondering, “Am I doing this right?” Many Agile teams have a number of tests that are running with their Continuous Integration builds, but have yet to be able to effectively integrate load and performance testing into that automation.
This whitepaper is intended to not only outline some of the challenges of load and performance testing in an Agile environment, but also provide key best practices like prioritizing performance goals and automating testing with Continuous Integration servers like Jenkins. With the right tools, Continuous Performance Testing could be easier than you might think. Testing managers, practitioners, or anyone involved with testing on an Agile or “Agile-like” development team can benefit from these tips.