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Explained – The Success Criteria for Performance Test Projects


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Performance Testing Videos

J.D. Meier, Scott Barber, Prashant Bansode, Carlos Farre
Microsoft Corporation

November 2007

This video module introduces process of identifying success criteria for performance test projects.


  • Learn how to identify and capture performance requirements and testing objectives based on the perspectives of system users, business owners of the system, and the project team, in addition to compliance expectations and technological considerations.
  • Learn how to consolidate this information into a single set of verifiable, complementary performance acceptance criteria.
  • Learn how to review and update the performance acceptance criteria throughout the project as more information becomes available.


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