COR018 - Under the Hood: PSR Benchmarking Methodology - James Qiu

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James Qiu (FileMaker, Inc.)

Session Description

This advanced session will review how industry leaders conduct Performance/Scalability/Reliability benchmarking, introducing key terminology and concepts.


We will share the methodology followed by FileMaker Engineering to establish our PSR benchmark system, and will demonstrate how we systematically measure the PSR for each release. A case study will illustrate how we detect and resolve bottlenecks to make our product more scalable.


Come learn expert benchmarking techniques that you can apply to your own development!

What you should know

Attendee should be familiar with the various components of the FileMaker Platform.

Session Materials

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What You Will Learn

  • Industry standard practice in PSR benchmarking
  • Methodology adopted by FileMaker, Inc.
  • How the FileMaker Engineering team improves system PSR
  • Case study on how to detect and resolve performance bottlenecks