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Ensuring E-Commerce Success During Traffic Spikes

Strategies and Tools for Optimal Performance.

Stephen Jenkins
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Stephen Jenkins

E-Commerce White Paper

In an age where online retail sales are growing faster than traditional brick and mortar, box office tickets are sold almost exclusively online, and food is ordered through mobile devices rather than in person, emphasis on your website or application performance is now more paramount than ever. Traffic spikes for key events like Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Superbowl Sunday, or the next Taylor Swift concert create havoc when everyone is accessing your website or application at the same time.

Technical Guide

This technical guide is full of expert insights and practical strategies that will help you:


Understand and Prepare for Traffic Spikes

Learn what triggers sudden surges in web traffic and how to effectively prepare your infrastructure to handle the load.


Optimize Your Site for Peak Performance

From caching strategies to front-end optimizations, discover the critical tweaks that can significantly improve your site's responsiveness.


Harness the Power of Automated Testing

Dive into how tools like OctoPerf can revolutionize your load testing, providing real-world simulations and detailed analytics to ensure your site holds up under pressure.


Implement Real-Time Monitoring

Gain visibility into your site's performance in real-time, allowing you to make swift adjustments and prevent potential disasters.


Bolster Your Security Measures

Explore advanced security protocols to protect your site from threats during high-traffic periods, ensuring a safe shopping experience for your customers.

Is your website or app prepared for high traffic spikes during peak events? Download this white paper now and transform the way your website or app handles the most complex traffic days of the year.

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Stephen Jenkins

Stephen is an experienced Performance Test Manager having worked on many diverse technology programmes ranging from the development of new applications to upgrades for existing systems and from large data centre migrations through to strategic enhancements to critical business systems.

He has consummate knowledge of JMeter, Taurus, Gatling, IBM Rational Performance Tester, IBM Rational Quality Manager and SilkPerformer. He is a HP certified product consultant for HP LoadRunner and HP Application Lifecycle Management.