Storm Forecast Blog

On APIs, Load Testing, Performance and StormForger.

Performance Testing an E-commerce Platform

Galeria Kaufhof In June 2015 our customer GALERIA Kaufhof relaunched
their E-commerce platform galeria-kaufhof.de.

Several teams worked for about a year on this greenfields project aimed at building a new foundation for their customer shopping experience.

Prior to the official relaunch we conducted comprehensive performance and load tests for quality assurance, configuration testing and capacity planning.

2nd Screen Mobile App: Backend API Load Testing

Having had the opportunity to support the grandcentrix team in May to help Quizduell im Ersten, I was happy to once again be called to assess another interactive TV show with a 2nd screen app.

RTL interactive For RTL interactive I tested a sophisticated backend for an upcoming casting show. The backend was accessed through their RTL Inside app (iTunes Store, Google play). This opportunity presented me with a very interesting scenario and in this post I would like to outline how their system was designed and how I was able to test the performance and scalability of the architecture.