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K2 blackpearl Performance Testing White Paper

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K2 blackpearl provides the platform for delivering process-driven applications that improve business efficiency through the use of visual design tools and scalable server components. As an enterprise-class platform, K2 blackpearl caters to numerous installation configurations, allowing for great flexibility in hardware and software configurations that will best meet the needs of the customer. The performance testing guidelines in this document can be used to determine the optimal hardware/software combination for a K2 blackpearl installation in a customer environment.


This paper is intended for system administrators and operations personnel responsible for the installation and performance of the K2 blackpearl platform at their company. The tests and guidance provided in this paper are meant to help customers estimate performance in their own environments. The performance testing methodologies, as explained, should be used to configure tests in your environment to provide baselines that can be used to monitor overall health of the K2 blackpearl platform.