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Ecommerce / ERP Solution QA Using Scenario Based Testing

If you are looking for an open source Ecommerce / ERP platform, Apache OFBiz may very well be your best choice! You will certainly want to customize OFBiz out-of-the-box, and as your system grows, testing the system can become a challenge. Ecommerce / ERP QA Quality Assurance is a broad term which involves more than… Read More
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Restore Pre-Build Amazon Machine Images to Load Test OFBiz

Earlier in our blog series we shared information on application load testing with Apache JMeter and its logical architecture. Recently we had a chance to setup a performance testing infrastructure for an OFBiz project. The goal was to put OFBiz under a heavy load to prove it was able to scale properly, and to do some capacity planning. Here,… Read More
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Apache OFBiz Support July-August 2014

Here are some quick links for Apache OFBiz support and guidance that HotWax Media has provided to the users and developers around the world in the months of July and August 2014. Resources for using Apache Solr Enterprise Search platform in Apache OFBiz: Solr Enterprise Search Meeting OFBiz (Part – 1) Solr Enterprise Search Meeting… Read More
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Technical Design for Apache OFBiz load testing with Apache JMeter

In our recent blog post OFBiz Performance Tip: sync vs async, we shared details outlining how two different OFBiz instances could be used to successfully process heavy loads generated in our load testing sessions. In that blog we shared how the load generated by synchronous and asynchronous services can be split and processed by the two… Read More
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Application load testing with Apache JMeter

A software defect traced during the initial development stage is usually much easier to resolve than a defect encountered at later stage in a system’s lifecycle.  Today’s typical multi-tier applications have separate tiers for presentation, business, and data logic, plus potential legacy integration. So application load testing with Apache JMeter can be applied at different… Read More
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Apache OFBiz Performance Check

If you are looking for an open source enterprise automation framework, Apache OFBiz may very well be your best choice! Naturally, OFBiz performance and scalability is one of the first topics you will want to consider. Depending on the nature of business being automated, your OFBiz system may either face a heavy load right away… Read More
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OFBiz Community – The Big Bad Bug Crush HotWax Media Weekend Event

HotWax Media will be hosting a special team building event this weekend in support of the broader OFBiz community. On Saturday, August 16, we are conducting a 16-hour bug crushing marathon in our Indore office. Our purpose is to investigate and crush as many bugs as we can in the Apache OFBiz project, drawing from… Read More
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Apache OFBiz and Omnichannel Order Complexities

In my last post we evaluated Apache OFBiz for Omnichannel Challenges.  In this post we will take a closer look at the back-end order management capabilities of Apache OFBiz. Specifically, how it can better manage processes if  you are offering Omnichannel capabilities to your customers. The primary reference used for this analysis is a white… Read More
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Apache OFBiz and Omnichannel Operational Challenges

In this post we are going to look at the operational challenges of omnichannel commerce in OFBiz. Omnichannel Simply taking your store or merchandise online is no longer enough to successfully compete online, consumer convenience no matter where they are has become paramount.  When a retailer decides to provide more convenient shopping and fulfillment options… Read More
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OFBiz Performance Tip: sync vs async

  Apache OFBiz is HotWax Media’s enterprise ERP application development framework of choice, and scalability and performance are critically important for OFBiz systems. Requirements vary widely across different types and sizes of organizations. Some are heavy on front end web traffic (B2C e-commerce) while others are heavy in areas like manufacturing or warehouse. Of course,… Read More
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