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ALSO CALLED: Web Testing, Automated Software Testing
DEFINITION: Static analysis, also called static code analysis, is amethod of computer program debugging that is done by examining the codewithout executing the program. The process provides an understanding ofthe code structure, and can help to ensure that the code adheres toindustry standards. Automated tools can assist programmers anddevelopers in carrying out static analysis. The process of scrutinizingcode  … 
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Embedded Open Source Analysis
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results from an analysis of multiple open source projects that are commonly used in embedded development.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Klocwork

Enterprise Strategies to Improve Application Testing: Optimized Test Environments Speed the Deployment of Reliable Applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Princeton Softech Optim™ enables IT organizations to meet even the most complex application testing challenge by providing all the fundamental components of an effective test data management strategy.
Posted: 14 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

IBM

Ensuring Code Quality in Multi-threaded Applications: How to Eliminate Concurrency Defects with Static Analysis
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: This paper will review the most common pitfalls that software developers face when creating multi-threaded applications. Discover how static analysis techniques can be used to eliminate concurrency defects earlier in the lifecycle.
Posted: 05 Mar 2008 | Published: 03 Mar 2008

Coverity

Controlling Software Complexity: The Business Case for Static Source Code Analysis
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how static source code analysis can be used to find critical defects and security vulnerabilities in C/C++ and Java source code.
Posted: 05 Mar 2008 | Published: 03 Mar 2008

Coverity

The Next Generation of Static Analysis: Boolean Satisfiability and Path Simulation
sponsored by Coverity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will provide a brief overview of the history of static analysis and explain how the use of SAT in static analysis is enabling developers to improve the quality and security of their code.
Posted: 05 Mar 2008 | Published: 03 Mar 2008

Coverity

Elementool Bug Tracking Keeps Software Fixes on Course
sponsored by Elementool, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Can you list all the issues your software team is working on? Can you sort them by severity, priority, features affected, and other criteria? Can you show the histories of all related actions? This article details how Elementool Bug Tracking can help.
Posted: 28 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Elementool, Inc.

Relational Modeling with UML
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the basic concepts behind relational modeling, how it applies to databases and how it is implemented using UML.
Posted: 20 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2003

IBM Software Group

Reducing Risk through Requirements-driven Quality Management: An End-to-End Approach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn a structured way to manage requirements, and how risk-based requirements and quality management are inseparable from the larger process of managing the planning, test and release of a software system.
Posted: 14 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

EMC Invista SAN Virtualization Platform
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download Enterprise Strategy Group's validation report reviewing EMC's Invista, a SAN virtualization platform. EMC Invista delivers centrally-managed LUN virtualization, data mobility, and copy services.
Posted: 30 May 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2006

EMC Corporation

A Lifecycle Approach to Software Quality - Venturing beyond the QA Imperative
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: Unplanned downtime caused by application errors and can be extremely costly. Learn about an approach to optimizing software quality across the application lifecycle that provides rapid problem resolution and reduces development and testing costs.
Posted: 26 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software

Reduce IT Costs and Complexity with Effective Application Problem Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of automating problem management through problem detection, isolation and resolution. Discover how IT organizations can reduce IT costs and complexity with effective application problem management.
Posted: 26 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software

Testing SOA Applications and Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn how testing the quality of an SOA allows organizations to optimize the use of IT resources and reuse services across multiple applications and ultimately enhance business agility.
Posted: 19 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Hewlett-Packard Company

Optimize Composite Application Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn a composite application management approach offering problem isolation, end to end transaction management, and root-cause analysis to ensure that business critical applications deliver performance, scalabi...
Posted: 16 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Hewlett-Packard Company

Improve Test Productivity and Product Quality through Test Management
sponsored by TechExcel
WHITE PAPER: QA organizations are under increasing pressure to complete their testing in ever-shorter time frames. To meet these challenges, these organizations are pursuing several different strategies to accomplish their goals.
Posted: 12 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

TechExcel

What You Should Expect from Load Testing Web Applications
sponsored by Quotium Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the necessary steps to collect and leverage Web application test data and ensure an entire Web environments' ability to sustain concurrent users and transactions.
Posted: 23 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Quotium Technologies

The Path to a Secure Application: A Source Code Security Review Checklist
sponsored by Ounce Labs, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn a checklist to find and eliminate the source coding errors and design flaws that expose data, threaten operations, and cost your organization time and money.
Posted: 05 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Ounce Labs, an IBM Company

Scalable Enterprise Implementation Study: How Dell IT Uses Virtualization to Enable Test and Development
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the virtualization best practices Dell IT has developed as well as the architecture of its large server farm.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Dell, Inc.

Find Security Vulnerabilities in Your ASP.NET Applications before Hackers Do
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download this product brief to learn how Compuware DevPartner SecurityChecker can help developers build security into applications before applications go into production.
Posted: 01 Dec 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Compuware Corporation

Streamline and Speed the Delivery of High-quality Software Applications
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the importance of collaborative management of software development and testing processes in order to achieve an integrated view of distributed development while meeting internal and external compliance requirements.
Posted: 21 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

IBM Software Group

Mercury Customer Perspective: Using Mercury TestDirector to Develop a Software Defect Reporting and Resolution Process
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper a Mercury user shares her unique viewpoint and wealth of experience gained from using Mercury TestDirector to support a variety of large-scale projects, the setup and management of the processes, and how easy the processe...
Posted: 20 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Mercury

Load Testing: Mitigating Risk before Go-live
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: The role of enterprise software is to facilitate and optimize business processes. Testing of new, upgraded, and newly integrated software applications, before they go live, is one proven way to mitigate the risk.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Mercury

Beagle Research Group: Next Generation Platforms for On-Demand Applications
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Learn how enterprise software platforms for CRM and other applications remove much of the complexity of software development, operation and maintenance -- enabling you to extend on-demand success across your entire enterprise.
Posted: 18 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Mar 2006

Salesforce.com

Testing SOA Applications and Services
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: Learn how testing the quality of an SOA allows organizations to optimize the use of IT resources and reuse services across multiple applications and ultimately enhance business agility.
Posted: 06 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Mercury

Integrating Load Testing with Development Analysis
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring user responsiveness in distributed enterprise applications doesn't have to be difficult. Learn how to provide information needed to diagnose and fix performance issues by combining solutions for load testing and performance analysis.
Posted: 15 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Compuware Corporation

Secure at the Source: Implementing Source Code Vulnerability Testing in the Software Development Life Cycle
sponsored by Ounce Labs, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn the best models for integrating source code vulnerability testing into the software testing development life-cycle (SDLC) and how to best merge security expertise with development resources.
Posted: 20 Jul 2006 | Published: 19 Jul 2006

Ounce Labs, an IBM Company
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SOFTWARE TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  by visual inspection alone (by looking at a printout, forexample), without the assistance of automated tools, is sometimescalled program understanding or program comprehension.The principal advantage of static analysis is the fact that itcan reveal errors that do not manifest themselves until a disasteroccurs weeks, months or years after release. Nevertheless, staticanalysis is only a first step in a comprehensive softwarequality-control regime. After static analysis has been done, dynamicanalysis is often performed in an effort to uncover subtle defects orvulnerabilities. In computer terminology, … 
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