Category Archives: Releases

These articles talk about new features in products (mostly).

Avalanche 4.44 released


A couple of weeks ago, version 4.44 of Avalanche was released. It’s not a major (4.x) release, but some new features made it (on top of bug fixes). Here they are: TCP Selective ACK (SACK) is now a fully supported … Continue reading

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Avalanche Now Supports ETag and If-None-Match


With the release of version 4.37 this week, Avalanche now supports the ETag and If-None-Match concept. This will be highly useful for Content Delivery Network (CDN) testing as well as caching devices implementing this concept. Let’s start with a little … Continue reading

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Spirent Launches Avalanche NEXT


TL;DR: Go here. A Brief History of  Time Avalanche When you look back at the history of Avalanche, you realize it was the first ever web testing stateful test tool – that could scale, anyway. It really picked up because it … Continue reading

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What is “Save Projects” in Avalanche 3.90?


If you upgraded your Avalanche version to 3.90, you might have noticed that when you start a test, you will now see a “Save Projects” window before the test actually start, as shown here: Is this a new feature? No, … Continue reading

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Spirent Test Expert 1.30 released


STE 1.30 was released a few days ago. It’s a free tool containing pre-canned test cases. There are nine new test cases in this release: Applications and Security HTTP Transfer Rate Maximum HTTP Transfer Rate HTTP Adaptive Streaming Video Bitrate … Continue reading

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Avalanche 3.80 Features


(Cross-posted from Spirent Networks Blog) On Friday November 4th, the latest General Availability build of Avalanche (and Spirent Test Center) has been released. I won’t cover STC, but for Avalanche, it’s a pretty big release. Major features  Action List Generator: … Continue reading

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Avalanche 3.70 Released


Avalanche (and Spirent Test Center) 3.70 has been released last week and I thought I’d mention it here. As you usual, you can download it from the Support website. The new features are the following: Support for the new HyperMetrics … Continue reading

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