Simple performance trending
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Published: Jul 30, 2011
Last Updated: Mar 16, 2012
Starting performance tests late in a project is risky and costly. Very simple performance tests that exercise key parts of the system, run on a regular basis, are good enough to track trends, so we can react if we see a change in performance. Run these tests with your build or as an overnight job and graph the results to create simple performance trending. Complex performance tests in a truly representative environment are still useful, but don’t wait for them to start understanding how the performance of your code is changing.