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Hi all,

 

We are in the midst of a major upgrade to our Banner infrastructure, moving from HPUX to Linux and from physical to virtual servers.  I would like to be able to put the new system under some significant load in order to ensure that the new environment will perform as expected.  Has anyone on the list developed an effective process or found a third-party vendor that can perform a large-scale load test of Banner, ideally both INB and web self-service?  Thanks in advance.

 

Chris Gill

 

Chris Gill

Chief Information Officer

 

Gonzaga University

502 E. Boone Ave.

Spokane, WA 99258-0095

509.313.3827 / gill@its.gonzaga.edu

www.gonzaga.edu/ITS

 

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Chris, we used a product/service called OpenLoad a few years ago when doing a similar conversion to our PeopleSoft environment. It worked well. I don't have all the contact info at my immediate disposal, but if you want it, I can try to get it ... Or just Google it. Enjoy Carmen A. Rahm Asst. VP for Information Technology Central Washington University 400 East University Way Ellensburg, WA 98926 Direct Phone: (509) 963-2925 Mobile Phone: (360) 271-2992 ITS Office Phone: (509) 963-2333 ITS HelpDesk: (509) 963-2001 ITS Homepage: www.cwu.edu/~its Go Green: Emails use 100% recycled electrons! >>> "Gill, Chris" 10/30/12 11:25 AM >>> Hi all, We are in the midst of a major upgrade to our Banner infrastructure, moving from HPUX to Linux and from physical to virtual servers. I would like to be able to put the new system under some significant load in order to ensure that the new environment will perform as expected. Has anyone on the list developed an effective process or found a third-party vendor that can perform a large-scale load test of Banner, ideally both INB and web self-service? Thanks in advance. Chris Gill Chris Gill Chief Information Officer Gonzaga University 502 E. Boone Ave. Spokane, WA 99258-0095 509.313.3827 / gill@its.gonzaga.edu www.gonzaga.edu/ITS http://www.gonzaga.edu/125 [Description: http://www.gonzaga.edu/Files/Campus-Resources/Offices-and-Services-A-Z/Information-Technology-Services/125sig.jpg] Information Technology Services staff will never ask for your password. Never email your password to anyone or share confidential information in emails. ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/. ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.

We contracted with Ellucian to do our load testing and was very happy with the results.

 

Danny M. Kemp

Vice President for Information Technology & CIO

Radford University

P.O. Box 6888

Radford, VA 24142

Office   540-831-7167

FAX     540-831-6217

dmkemp@radford.edu

 

We also used Ellucian.  We were also very satisfied with the results. Carol