Performance Testing of New Enterprise Applications using Legacy Load Data - A HIS Case Study

Marek Miłosz


Legacy information systems are increasingly a subject to reengineering with the progress of ICT. There are developed systems with similar features to replace those which operate. Developed software needs testing. This paper focuses on the importance of performance testing in the early stages of software development. To performance tests be credible, the appropriate load profile of the system must be used. The paper presents a method of using legacy system load of real transaction data to design performance tests for newly developed systems. The example of the hospital information system (HIS) shows the use of this method in the software development using agile methods. Presented approach allowed the early detection of performance problems of the new software.


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Paper Citation

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Miłosz M. (2013). Performance Testing of New Enterprise Applications using Legacy Load Data - A HIS Case Study . In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-60-0, pages 151-156. DOI: 10.5220/0004433501510156

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author={Marek Miłosz},
title={Performance Testing of New Enterprise Applications using Legacy Load Data - A HIS Case Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - Performance Testing of New Enterprise Applications using Legacy Load Data - A HIS Case Study
SN - 978-989-8565-60-0
AU - Miłosz M.
PY - 2013
SP - 151
EP - 156
DO - 10.5220/0004433501510156