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Digital Learning

Classroom Learning

Essentials of IBM Rational Performance Tester V8.2 (RT525G)

Course Overview

This introductory course is designed to familiarize testing professionals with the basics of the IBM Rational performance testing tool. Testers can build, enhance, and run scripts in a full-function Java IDE that integrates with IBM Rational Software Development Platform products. In addition to class lecture, students will be asked to complete labs to reinforce critical concepts and tool functionality. The focus is on the practical application of Performance Tester to resolve common performance testing challenges.

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Learning Journeys or Training Paths that reference this course:


You should have a:


1. Understand performance testing basics and document your plan for performance testing using a Workload Analysis Document

2. Explore a training application (system under test) and exercise it in conjunction with Rational Performance Tester

3. Use Rational Performance Tester to:

Course Content