Rise of the Bots: How Automated Agents are Killing Your Performance and What to Do About It

In 2013 over 60% of all internet traffic was from automated agents, not actual users. In 2014 this has been translated to between 50-80% of all public facing website traffic is from automated bots. This session is designed to education the performance engineer on how to measure the impact of automated agents in production, how to profile their behavior and how to reproduce the effects of bots in a quality assurance environment.

Session Takeaways:

  • How to measure the impacts of bots in your production environment.
  • Behavioral profiling of bots.
  • How to minimize the impact of automated agents in production.
  • How to reproduce the load of bots effectively and accurately in your performance test environment.

Location: Concord Date: October 8, 2015 Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm James Pulley James Pulley