The Methods & Tools newsletter has just released in its archive section the article "Modeling the Real World for Load Testing Web Sites" by Steven Splaine. If you want to get an accurate idea of how your Web site is going to perform in the real world, it pays to create a load profile that closely models conditions your site will experience. This article addresses nine elements that can affect Web load.

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