Some companies see no sense in any outsourced service – they are sure that the best possible result can be reached only by doing and managing everything by themselves. They don’t trust the unknown specialists from small companies in rather unpopular countries.
Other companies have rather good experience of outsourcing some services and they see a lot of its benefits. Tastes differ. But let’s look at this situation from the other side.
The majority of us like to go to…Continue
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Actually, there are no published standards for performance testing. You might only find some information about performance in the standard ISO 29119-4. It contains a chapter about performance but not about testing.
Also, there is ISO/IEC 14756:1999 Information technology – Measurement and rating of performance of computer-based software systems.
You may find some information about the tests that may be used to describe the performance characteristics of a network…Continue
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The aim of every software testing tool is to make the checking procedure faster and more effective. Tools help the testers to save time as well as effort.
There are special tools for various types of software testing. They have the common goal but possess different capacities, interface, etc.
Both TestComplete and QTP are graphical interface record-payback automation tools. But they have a lot of difficulties.
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Before any mobile/desktop app or software hits the market and starts being used by users, it should undergo a whole range of testing procedures, including load testing. Load testing is a totality of trials which check the possibilities of a product under serious loads, for example, a large number of users, considerable amount of data, which should be processed, etc. It is more sensible to take such tests in automation mode, in which it is possible reproduce large loads.
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All these software testing types are interrelated. In an ideal scenario, it is necessary to have unit, integration and functional testing conducted to get full test coverage. But still, each of them has own peculiarities.
Unit testing is performed to check the smallest units or modules of the product system at a time.
Integration testing – to check whether two or more combined units/modules operate in a proper way. Functional testing – to…Continue
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I am writing this blog by compiling information from various sites, books and my experience. I am writing this to help beginners. Thanks.
Ishikawa’s Seven Tools
Kaoru Ishikawa (July 13, 1915 - April 16, 1989)
Was a Japanese university professor and influential quality management innovator best known in North America for the Ishikawa or cause and effect diagram (also known as fish-bone diagram) that is used in the analysis…Continue
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Remember that scene from the movie Interstellar where Cooper and TARS find themselves inside a tesseract? It appears as a series of bookshelves and offers them a chance to peer into Cooper’s daughter, Murphy’s bedroom at various points in her life. What if you could do the same with your business? What if there was a way to provide you a glimpse into the overall security of your IT system? What if you could look at all the data from a single point and easily spot the…Continue
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If you want to be engaged in automated testing, you can get acquainted with some books that will show you the key aspect of the checking process, specifics of automation tools, peculiarities of various development types, widespread techniques, etc.
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Black Box Testing
Black box testing is a method of testing in which functionality of an application being tested is based on the specifications without knowing its internal structure or working.
We will compare the key aspects of these error-tracking tools.
Rollbar has a free version (up to 5,000 events per month). Its cost varies according to the required functional – from 49$ up to 599$ per month.
Sentry also has a free version for 5,000 events. To have no limitations, you should pay 999$ per month. If it is too much, you can buy up to 288,000 events per day for 249$ or have less events available for 29$ per…Continue
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Exploratory testing does not resemble any other testing type. According to its name, a specialist like an explorer investigates the product in order to detect any bugs.
Everything happens in progress. You learn the product, create the plan and record the found errors. But test cases are not designed in advance. The whole process of procedure planning consists of small test charter where the possible approaches, directions, and objectives are specified. There is no detailed plan of…Continue
System unit (chassis) is a set of electronic components of a computer that provides the proper its operating. There are six main system unit components:
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There are defined security assurance requirements for the software product. They are determined by consumers, developers, and evaluators of secure. It is based according to the assurance approach that evaluates the product via active investigation.
The product security assurance consists of several components: classes, families and component structure. Every class has at least one assurance family, and this family possesses the assurance components. It is a…Continue
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The concept of ghetto testing was firstly suggested and implemented by a game development company Zynga. Mark Pincus is the company CEO. Sometimes ghetto testing is called dry testing.
A lot of specialists are sure that ghetto testing is really a brilliant idea that provides a huge success of developed product. Its main idea is to analyze and estimate the sales opportunities of the target market segment before the actual investing process. In other words, the product idea is tested…Continue
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System testing is conducted in order to check functional and nonfunctional requirements to the system as a unique entity. A huge number of system errors can be detected during this software testing type.
Thus, there is a high possibility of various risks connected with the system behavior under different conditions and environments. To minimize these risk, it is necessary to perform the checking procedure of the system in the close-to-real environment - one in which the product is…Continue
While performing different software testing types, a team of specialists needs somehow to monitor, process and maintain the system issues that were detected. Every bug has its status, priority, and severity.
To make the testers’ life easier, there were designed special bug tracking systems. Nowadays, there are available a lot of such programs. Each system of this type has its own functional peculiarities, interface, and design.
Now we’re going to talk a little about Jira, a bug…Continue
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Levels of Software Testing
There are four levels of Software testing.
Unit Testing: The smallest testable part of the program (Units) are tested known as unit testing. Done in developer side. Can be manual or automated.
Integration Testing: Here Small units are integrated and tested to…Continue
I think a lot of people have watched an interesting and funny cartoon ‘Kun Fu Panda’. The specialists who are somehow connected with the IT field can hardly notice the connection between a cartoon idea and software testing.
But I like to compare and make analogies between various incompatible things. And now it is time to see a software tester (being more precise – a newcomer tester) and Po – Dragon Warrior. As for me, a tester is like a kung fu master who is aware of all the details…Continue
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Last month’s major distributed denial-of‑service (DDoS) attack against Dyn, a major provider of internet infrastructure, has left the internet abuzz.
Dyn has confirmed that it was the victim of an unprecedented cyber attack on the 21st of October. The attack came in two waves; with hackers using a network of everyday devices such as webcams and digital recorders infected with malware, known as a ‘botnet,’ to swarm Dyn with data requests.
As a result Dyn’s…Continue
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