The problem with RAT is that it costs money. It is very good though. For a lower cost option: If you are looking at Hardware (disk) performance, look at oracles Orion tool. For more general workloads, you might want to investigate HammerORA and Swingbench too. Neil. sent from my phone On 21 Nov 2010, at 20:08, "Bobak, Mark" <Mark.Bobak@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > You want to investigate Real Application Testing. > > > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Nov 21, 2010, at 3:03 PM, "Ed Long" <rdhm99a@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > >> Hi everyone. >> I've been tasked with doing a performance improvement project for a 3rd >> party application.