Performance Engineering Awareness (Entry Level)

  • 10m
  • 10 questions
The Performance Engineering Awareness benchmark measures your understanding of the fundamental concepts of performance engineering and performance evaluation. You will be evaluated on your skills in improving software performance using performance engineering techniques. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the ability to recognize how to meet key business objectives using performance engineering evaluation techniques.

Topics covered

  • compare performance testing and performance engineering
  • compare the software development life cycle (SDLC) with the performance engineering life cycle
  • define performance as it relates to the software development process and list key software performance metrics
  • describe the KPIs used by performance engineers to determine whether they are meeting their operational goals
  • describe what various stakeholders of a software project define as performance and state what metrics they use to determine performance of the software and/or the software process
  • identify the positive impacts that performance engineering can have from a business perspective
  • name the KPIs used by performance engineers to measure the technical performance of the system
  • name the roles and responsibilities of a performance engineer
  • outline the history of performance engineering and the key changes that led to the modern concept of performance engineering
  • summarize the performance engineering approach