Rational Performance Tester

A resources roadmap for all users

This roadmap outlines the information resources that are available for IBM® Rational® Performance Tester.

Product overview

These resources provide an overview of IBM Rational Performance Tester

Rational Performance Tester Overview (Web site)
An overview of the features and benefits of Rational Performance Tester.

What's new in IBM Rational Performance Tester Version 8.2 (Information Center)
An overview of new capabilities and updates.


Information center

This resource covers the skills necessary to work with IBM Rational Performance Tester.

IBM Rational Performance Tester Version 8.2 documentation (Information Center)
Conceptual, procedural, and reference information for IBM Rational Performance Tester Version 8.2.


Installation

These resources provide the information that you need to get up and running with IBM Rational Performance Tester.

Installing IBM Rational Performance Tester, and IBM Rational Performance Tester Agent (Information Center)
How to install Rational Performance Tester and related components.

IBM Rational Performance Tester Prerequisites (Web site)
Information about hardware and software prerequisites.

IBM Rational Performance Tester, Version 8.2 Release Notes (Information Center)
Release Notes are published as Technotes. This document provides queries to find Release Notes that describe last-minute updates, limitations, and known problems.


Troubleshooting

These resources can help you find solutions to problems that you might encounter while using IBM Rational Performance Tester.

IBM developerWorks Rational support site (Web site)
This search site helps you find documentation, download product updates, and contact IBM support.

IBM Rational Performance Tester support (Web site)
This site includes service and support information for IBM Rational Performance Tester.

Performance testing discussion forum (Web site)
A discussion forum where you can share questions and comments about using IBM Rational Performance Tester.

IBM Support Assistant (Web site)
A free, stand-alone application that you can install on any workstation. It saves you time in searching product, support and educational resources. If a problem management record (PMR) needs to be opened, IBM Support Assistant helps you gather support information and then create and track your electronic problem report.


Training and certification

Learn your way, at your convenience.

IBM developerWorks Rational training (Web site)
Descriptions of current IBM developerWorks course offerings for the product and enrollment opportunities.

IBM Rational learning framework (Web site)
Descriptions of current IBM course offerings for the product and enrollment opportunities.

IBM Rational software training (Web site)
Search the catalog of introductory to advanced computer-based, Web-based, and instructor-led online courses by topic, title, or product, and enroll online.


References

Consult the following resources for additional information:

Using Rational Performance Tester Version 7
This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses the design and use of Rational Performance Tester.

IBM Rational Performance Tester zone on IBM® developerWorks® (Web site)
Technical resources and best practices for IBM Rational Performance Tester, including articles and tutorials.

IBM developerWorks Technical Library (Web site)
Latest versions of Rational software documentation, in addition to Redbooks publications, white papers, and other supplemental information.

IBM Rational Quality management product library (Web site)
Latest versions of Rational quality management software documentation, in addition to Redbooks publications, white papers, and other supplemental information.


Downloads

These resources provide downloads for IBM Rational Performance Tester.

IBM Rational Performance Tester trial (Web site)
Download IBM Rational Performance Tester 8.2 trial version

IBM Rational Performance Tester updates
Download the latest updates for IBM Rational Performance Tester and other IBM products.