Application performance has not been addressed adequately throughout the entire software development life-cycle according to a recent report. Furthermore, only 42% of those surveyed consider performance during the functional testing phase. To succeed in the modern era of IT, application performance should be a priority in development, testing and production.
The report, Top Challenges Performance Engineers Face in 2013, surveyed 316 IT specialists, managers, architects, developers, and engineers to uncover how performance engineers plan to include performance in application development and deployment plans. Highlighting the lack of consideration for application performance, 61 percent of respondents do not design or develop for performance.
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