Web applications have rapidly become a critical part of business for many organizations. However, increased usage of web applications has not been reciprocated with corresponding increases in reliability. Unique characteristics, such as quick turnaround time, coupled with growing popularity motivate the need for efficient and effective web application… (More)
• At the end of 2007, 1.3 billion users were online worldwide 1 • 2007 US retail holiday e-commerce spending surpasses 29.2 billion dollars. Up 19% from last year. 2 • Huge losses on web site failure: tune of millions of dollars per hour 3 • Large number of failures during maintenance 4 2. comScore (www.comscore.com) 3.