Better Performance Testing with Silk Performer CloudBurst

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Your Applications Need to Be Up and Running

Hundreds, thousands, even millions of users rely on your business applications every single day. You can’t afford to have downtime, so you run performance tests. But these tests can be expensive, incomplete, and uncontrolled. Here are some of the difficulties that can be solved with Silk Performer CloudBurst:

  • The hardware assets required for peak load simulation are expensive.
  • The internet and internet-facing parts of applications might not be tested completely in multiple deployment models and multiple locations.
  • Because schedules change so often, it can be difficult to get fast feedback and address issues in good time.

Increase Your ROI with Silk Performer CloudBurst

Increase your return on investment (ROI) with Silk Performer CloudBurst. CloudBurst supports even the largest performance tests, which are equipped and ready to perform tests from locations across the world to fulfill your business’s international demands. This enables users to increase their customer markets and increase their profits. Increase your ROI even more with CloudBurst’s flexibility. You only have to pay for what is used with Borland Credits to decrease any up-front costs and to lower unexpected expenses. Other efficient features include diagnostic tools to locate and remedy issues quickly, virtual users to add new instances, and tests that can be started with an easy-to-use interface. All the data you gather from your tests is safe because the Cloud tests on business premises behind firewalls.

Silk Performer CloudBurst Makes Tests Simple

Silk Performer CloudBurst enables the rapid launch of any performance test, including any size of peak load performance test, without requiring software quality teams to manage complicated infrastructures at inopportune times. Teams are also enabled to test internet-facing applications, even internal ones, under the largest peak loads. Plus, Silk Performer test assets can be reused for even faster results.

Key Feature Overview

  • Provides a single solution for load testing and performance testing of all enterprise applications: web, heterogeneous, and mobile.
  • The interface for building and configuring tests is easy to learn and very powerful.
  • Tests can be run especially quickly by reusing scripts from Silk Performer.
  • Use specific scripts as needed with “agents” based in the Cloud.
  • Choose the geographic distribution of those cloud agents to ensure worldwide coverage and readiness for international systems.
  • Internal-facing and internet-facing applications aren’t left out with Silk Performer.
  • Performance issues can be identified and corrected quickly with diagnostic tools.
  • Costs can be kept down by linking expenses to actual use and by paying only for resources used.
  • On-premise software controls and monitors all tests.
  • Licensing is flexible with Borland Credits: only pay for what is actually used, nothing more.
  • Silk Performer’s intuitive and simple interface enables new tests, new instances, and new virtual users.

System Requirements for Silk Performer CloudBurst

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2003 & 2003 R2 (on agents only)

Supported Environments

Interfaces and Protocols for Testing

HTTP(S)/HTML, IPv6, Ajax, Silverlight, mobile devices, Java over HTTP, Adobe Flex/AMF3, Granite DS Flex, Unicode (UTF-8), SOAP (XML), FTP, LDAP, MAPI, IMAP, SMTP/POP, SSL, CORBA (IIOP), Java RMI (EJB/J2EE), .NET Remoting, Oracle Forms, Citrix ICA, ODBC, Oracle Call Interface (OCI), DB2 CLI, TCP/IP, UDP, Tuxedo ATMI, Jolt, TN3270E, TN5250, and T100/200+

Open Interfaces

  • .NET Framework
  • Java Framework
  • DLL Interface

Packaged Applications (CRM/ERP)

  • Remedy ARS Web
  • SAP • PeopleSoft
  • Siebel
  • Oracle Applications
  • Oracle Forms

Real-Time Server Monitors

  • Windows and UNIX system/network counters
  • JMX
  • SNMP
  • For Microsoft IIS
  • Apache
  • IBM WebSphere
  • WebLogic
  • IBoss
  • Oracle
  • SAP
  • VMware
  • IBM DB2
  • Microsoft SQL Server