Login VSI released the new version 4.1 which contains new realistic workloads with an improved VSImax calculation. Also a brand new feature is added to import external performance data and overlay this with the VSImax chart. This can help understanding the VSImax chart and activities that happen during the performance test. In this blog post I will show the external data in the Login VSI 4.1 analyzer.
Which ChartSyles are available within Microsoft Excel? That was one of my questions when I was creating a tool that creates charts of data. But I couldn’t find a list with all the available charts. It become even more strange when I checked the class property because it state: “An integer from 1 through 48 that represents the style of the chart.” But I found a example online which was using the chart style 301, and that is clearly not between 1 and 48. Therefore I created an overview with all Microsoft Excel ChartStyle which can be used in C#.
Continuous Integration describes many guidelines, but the description is often a bit vague. Therefore, CI practitioners often run into problems, like massive test suites that only slow the development process down or a test suite testing wrong parts of the software. This blog post researches the relation between test quantity and build duration. Finally, some new guidelines are suggested.
Last week the North America edition of TechED was held in Houston and I was one of the lucky guys that presented on stage. Together with Ment van der Plas we worked very hard to bring you unbiased and independent information about the true impact of App-V 5.0. This presentation was recorded and want to share this with you. If you are working with Microsoft App-V and looking for ways to improve your performance, I recommend you to watch the session. Continue reading
With integrating XPerf in a Login VSI workload you can get valuable information to troubleshoot a problem in your environment. In a previous blog post I described how to integrate Process Monitor in a Login VSI workload. This can also be done to other tools like XPerf. In this blog post I will explain how to integrate XPerf in a Login VSI workload to troubleshoot an issue.