TestFlix 2021 - Christina Thalayasingam

'TestFlix 2021' - Esteemed Speaker​

Christina Thalayasingam

Test Engineering Manager at Northwestern Mutual

Atomic Talk Title: Softs you need to run the Perfect Load Test

There seems to be a very wrong perception of conducting load testing. Many think it is understanding a performance testing tool and running a few tests. Seldom is serious thought put into creating tests which actually add value and create an impact to the actual testing. This requires a lot of strategy and planning that goes into creating the Perfect load and this talk will cover all the soft skills that a test engineer requires to get the job done.
  1. Techniques and tips that helped my team and myself to work out performance tests so that we could spot the real underlying issues in the application at an early stage.
  2. Elements that need to be considered from the very instant of requirement gathering.
  3. Things that need to be considered when maintaining the scripts.


Speaker Bio

Christina Thalayasingam has more than 6 years of experience in both functional and non-functional testing. She possesses a development background. Since she has worked on PHP Web Development and Android Mobile Development before taking up Quality Engineering. She has worked in automate testing content management systems for the UK government, point of sales applications, eCommerce application, and clinical trial applications. She was worked on-site in the UK on projects with the UK government sector and major food supply chain management company. Christina is currently working as a Senior Test Engineer at Medidata Solutions by Dassault Systèmes®, an award-winning company that develops and markets software as a service (SaaS) for clinical trials. Also, she has been part of various prestigious conferences, technical meetups and webinars. She is a software testing evangelist.


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