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Restricting large attachments in Quality Center

Once your Quality Center users discover that they can add attachments to defects (and test cases, and test sets etc etc), your storage requirements increase dramatically. Here is a neat way to prevent your users from attaching files over a certain size anywhere in Quality Center.
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powerconnect for splunk

Retrieving Quality Center user login statistics

In the Quality Center Site Administration console there is a Site Analysis tab which gives you a break-down of the QC license usage over time. This is useful if you want to understand the overall usage patterns of Quality Center but it does not give detailed information about the individual users or their login statistics (such as the projects each …
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/ Micro Focus, Quality Center, Tech Tips

A comparison of open source load testing tools

This is the start of a multi-part series of articles that compares the available free/open source load testing tools.

I plan to break this up into bite-sized chunks roughly as follows:

  1. Community (support resources, development community)
  2. Tool architecture (what components, and how they fit together)
  3. Scripting (recording, correlation, debugging)
  4. Infrastructure Monitoring
  5. Test Scenario Creation
  6. Test Execution
  7. Test Analysis …
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Worst practices in performance testing

Lots of people write articles on what they think are “best practices” in performance testing, but I think that it is also good to spend some time thinking about what projects do wrong. This is a list of problems I have seen again and again on different projects over the years. They are mostly management-related problems, rather than technical problems, …
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/ Performance Testing, Tech Tips

Superpartners BAC implementation case study

JDS is pleased to have helped Superpartners, the largest superannuation administrator in Australia, use HP Business Availability Center to optimise the availability, performance and effectiveness of its business services and applications. The work that JDS performed at Superpartners has now become an HP case study, which is available here [164 KB, PDF] …
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