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Apache OFBiz Performance Benchmarking

  Recently, we have discussed Load Testing Apache OFBiz with Apache JMeter and Technical Design for Apache OFBiz load testing with Apache JMeter. In this blog post we will look into some of the aspects of performance benchmarking for Apache OFBiz based enterprise software solutions. Performance benchmarking has grown into an important step in software… Read More
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Order Manager Use Cases and JMeter Tests Implementation

In our last blog post covering some of the most important use cases for an e-commerce system, we shared details about some use cases that are fundamental to any ecommerce solution. This article continues that conversation, focusing on Apache OFBiz Order Manager Use Cases and JMeter Tests implementation. The scope of Order Management includes key ecommerce… Read More
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Warehouse Manager Use Cases and JMeter Tests Implementation

In our last blog post on Order Manager Use Cases in an E-commerce solution, we covered some of the basic roles and responsibilities of a Order Manager in an ecommerce system. This article continues the discussion, focusing on Apache OFBiz Warehouse Manager Use Cases and JMeter Tests implementation. A Warehouse Manager is involved in many… Read More
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Ecommerce ERP Solution Evaluation

In our previous blog post, Ecommerce / ERP Solution QA Using Scenario Based Testing, we shared how setting up a scenario based testing environment with well defined use cases helps to drive effective testing coverage. This level of confidence in system performance is critical for all businesses, but especially so for growing Ecommerce businesses. The other… Read More
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OFBiz Open Source ERP Performance Evaluation

When considering an ERP system, performance is just as important as feature set. This post contains helpful references to aid in OFBiz open source ERP performance evaluation, with links to topics ranging from overview and introduction to some specifics for systems running in the Amazon cloud. If you are curious about OFBiz performance, read on…. Read More
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Ecommerce Use Cases and JMeter Tests Implementation

  In our previous blog posts we have shared how to set up the JMeter environment  and the importance of performing scenario based testing using Apache JMeter. Now let’s explore some of the fundamental use cases for an ecommerce system. Use case analysis is the standard technique for analyzing the requirements of an application. The goal… Read More
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E-Commerce store using https on Apache OFBiz

On August 6 2014, Google announced that it is starting to use HTTPS (Hypertext Transport Protocol Secure) as a ranking signal influencing search results. If you are running or building an E-Commerce store, you should consider serving your customers through HTTPS, which protects the integrity and confidentiality of your users’ data. If an E-Commerce store is not using… Read More
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HotWax U: OFBiz Best Practices

Sharing a note today to acknowledge and celebrate the efforts of our HotWax University program. Today we begin the 100th session of HotWax U: OFBiz Best Practices developer training, and we could not be more pleased with the results and the learning we are seeing. HotWax University is our internal OFBiz developer training program here… Read More
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Scarpa Refreshes Mobile Commerce

Mobile commerce is critical in direct-to-consumer online sales. Founded in 1938, Scarpa has been manufacturing and distributing some of the world’s most well-known and well-respected outdoor retail equipment for decades. Loved by outdoor enthusiasts from the Dolomites to the Sierras, this seminal brand came to HotWax Media in 2009 to develop a direct-to-consumer channel for… Read More
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Onsite With Skootz.com

I had the opportunity to visit Skootz.com, one of our newest clients last week and see how their warehouse operates. The purpose was two fold. First, to see exactly how they handle order fulfillment and second, to see our ERP system in action. Skootz.com, sells products officially licensed by the NBA, MLB, NHL and other… Read More
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