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  • LoadRunner 12: Manage Cloud Load Generators

    Posted on April 21, 2014 by Admin

    In our last blog article, we went through setting up an Amazon AWS account for EC2, and configuring AWS and LoadRunner in preparation for using Load Generators from the Cloud. At this point, we are ready to use them in a load test scenario.

    Let’s first look at using an existing machine. I installed a Micro instance of Windows 2012 Server (Standard Edition) in EC2. It’s really slow and won’t do much. HP does not recommend a Micro account, so keep in mind we’re only trying to demonstrate the features at this time. Th Read Entire Entry

  • LoadRunner 12: Configuring Cloud Load Generators

    Posted on April 14, 2014 by Admin

    Let’s explore using Load Generators from the Amazon EC2 Cloud in LoadRunner 12.  Many people have asked me about it, wondering about any “gotcha’s” that might be out there. I have found a couple. In this blog entry, I want to focus on the configuration and setup of LoadRunner. There is quite a bit to consider.

    First, set up an account instance on Amazon EC2. I was able to set up a free account with a Micro instance of a Windows 2012 Standard machine in less than thirty minutes.  However, using the Micro instance is no Read Entire Entry

  • Top 3 Initiatives for CIO’s in 2012

    Posted on May 3, 2012 by Admin

    This past January, I attended the HP Global Partner Conference. I listened to an informative session by Gartner. According to their surveys, the top three initiatives for CIO’s this year are:

    Business Intelligence
    Cloud Computing
    Mobile

    Here’s the latest graphic from Gartner for Emerging Technologies:

    Why Business Intelligence?
    The BI and analytics market was the second-fastest growing sector in the overall worldwide enterprise software market in 2011. IT continues to spend on it, and it Read Entire Entry