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ALSO CALLED: Scenario Testing, Tests
DEFINITION: In general, testing is finding out how well something works. In terms of human beings, testing tells what level of knowledge or skill has been acquired. In computer hardware and software development, testing is used at key checkpoints in the overall process to determine whether objectives are being met. For example, in software development, product objectives are sometimes tested by product user  … 
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Solution Brief: IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management Solution for SAP Applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management Solution for SAP Applications creates targeted, right-sized development, testing and training environments, reducing the time, expense and manual effort. This solution brief provides an overview of the product.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Published: 06 Apr 2011

IBM

Application Note: Structured Testing - The Path to Thorough Code Coverage
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Basis path testing, also known as Structured Testing, is the primary code-based testing strategy recommended by McCabe Software and supported by McCabe IQ. The main idea behind this testing is that decision outcomes within a software function should be tested independently. This article provides an overview of the benefits of basis path testing.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

McCabe Software, Inc.

Software Agitation: Your Own Personal Code Reviewer
sponsored by Agitar Software
WHITE PAPER: Agitator helps you debug your code while you write it - a benefit that no other existing Java Testing tool can claim. Agitator can also be extremely beneficial when run on legacy code - even code that has been reviewed by other developers and deemed to be “sufficient” and “properly written.” Learn how Agitar can be your own personal code reviewer.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Agitar Software

IPV6: Complete these 5 Steps to Prepare
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides guidelines to help you take advantage of the strategic opportunities IPv6 will bring, while avoiding loss of business, marketing challenges, increased SPAM activity and other potential problems.
Posted: 01 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

AT&T Corp

Plantronics UC Toolkit Deployment FAQ
sponsored by Plantronics
WHITE PAPER: The Plantronics UC Toolkit, Deployment FAQ provides insight to typical questions IT organizations must consider regarding the physical deployment of UC audio devices. “What are key things I should consider during deployment? What and how should I communicate to users? How do I best prepare my IT organization?” are key topics covered in this FAQ.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Plantronics

JBoss Enterprise Middleware: Making Software from the Open Source Community Ready for the Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the differences between JBoss Community projects and JBoss Enterprise Middleware products. It explains how JBoss Enterprise Middleware delivers the benefits of open source software, combined with the additional testing, certification, and maintenance releases necessary for reliable long-term enterprise production use.
Posted: 27 Dec 2010 | Published: 27 Dec 2010

Red Hat

Using Cyclomatic Path Analysis to Detect Security Vulnerabilities
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The paper discusses how path coverage is better than branch or statement coverage in testing to uncover security vulnerabilities, including showing how several CWE vulnerabilities could be undetected by branch coverage but detected by path coverage. Download this paper and find out how Cyclomatic Path Analysis can uncover these vulnerabilities.
Posted: 10 Nov 2010 | Published: 10 Nov 2010

McCabe Software, Inc.

Cloud Computing: Save Time, Money, and Resources with a Private Test Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing can help you organize and streamline your test environment. The business model of cloud computing facilitates better use of existing resources, allowing you to do more with fewer resources. As a result, you can achieve a highly simplified and so much more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Oct 2010

IBM

Automating SAP System Copy
sponsored by UC4 Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This document explains how a considerable portion of the total process can be automated using the UC4 platform. This helps companies be more flexible, save time and money, while producing audit-compliant documentation
Posted: 16 Sep 2010 | Published: 16 Sep 2010

UC4 Software, Inc

6 Tips to Get Started with Automated Testing
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: Automated testing will shorten your development cycles, avoid cumbersome repetitive tasks and help improve software quality but how do you get started? The best practices discussed in this white paper help ensure results and a successful foundation for improving your software quality.
Posted: 14 Sep 2010 | Published: 14 Sep 2010

SmartBear Software

11 Best Practices for Peer Code Review
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper recommends best practices for efficient, lightweight peer code review that have been proven to be effective via scientific study and extensive field experience. Use the techniques discussed in this paper to ensure your code reviews improve your code and make the most of your developers' time.
Posted: 14 Sep 2010 | Published: 14 Sep 2010

SmartBear Software

Uniting Your Automated and Manual Test Efforts
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: Software development teams are always looking for an edge to produce features more quickly while retaining a high level of software quality. This document describes best practices for uniting both automated and manual test efforts to improve your software releases and obtain the highest quality releases in the shortest amount of time.
Posted: 14 Sep 2010 | Published: 14 Sep 2010

SmartBear Software

Linktropy WAN Emulators
sponsored by Apposite Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Apposite's Linktropy WAN emulators simulate bandwidth, latency, jitter, loss, congestion, and other important link impairments to test applications in the lab and under a spectrum of real-world conditions. Through an intuitive, browser-based graphical interface, you can still install the Linktropy WAN emulator and begin testing within minutes.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

Apposite Technologies

Antivirus Testing and AMTSO Has anything changed?
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at testing as it was, as it is, and as Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO) would like it to be. Is testing really so difficult? Is it appropriate for the vendors who make the products under test to be so involved in the process of defining good practice?
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

ESET

Tools and techniques for superior test management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges and rewards of test management and provides practical ways to help you implement an organized and structured testing process. In addition, this paper discusses the benefits of HP Quality Center software, which addresses the need for global test management.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

The High Cost of Low-Cost Cable Testers
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: It can be hard to figure the total cost of purchasing a new certification tester for network cabling. A low-cost cable tester might save a few thousand dollars in the original purchase, but can cost significantly more in lost productivity throughout the life of the tool. Read on to find the hidden costs that can come along with a “low-cost” tester.
Posted: 14 Jul 2010 | Published: 14 Jul 2010

Fluke Networks

Automating Your Code Review: Moving to a SaaS Model for Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s application has become the enterprise’s ‘‘new perimeter’’. With better network‐level security technology hardening the network perimeter, malicious attackers are now focusing their efforts to strike at the least defended points ‐ the application. Read on to learn about automating code review for greater application security.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Veracode, Inc.

ArcGIS® Server and Virtualization
sponsored by Esri
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming more popular among ArcGIS customers as well. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, QA and certification processes of ArcGIS Server. This paper provides an overview of virtualization and addresses some common questions regarding ArcGIS Server and virtualization.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Esri

Field Measurements of Ethernet Performance
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Various metrics can quantify and characterize network performance. Test plans can be written to satisfy varying organizational objectives. This white paper will describe advancements in field measurement of end-to-end Ethernet performance.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 13 Apr 2010

Fluke Networks

Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V introduces different options to implement HA for Hyper-V environments.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

Virtualizing Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 on Dell™ Systems Running Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, various configurations of Exchange Server 2007 are tested in physical and virtual environments to evaluate the performance scalability and to understand the sizing requirements for Exchange Server 2007 in a virtualized environment.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Dell and Microsoft

Research Report on Virtualization and Cloud Computing in Test/Dev Environments
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to learn the research findings of this study, which examined the challenges of managing Test/Dev environments and the opportunity for server virtualization and cloud computing to address them. This paper includes several graphs and an in-depth discussion of the advantages of private cloud computing.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 26 Oct 2009

Platform Computing Corporation

Enterprise Cloud Computing: Transforming IT
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the evolution of private clouds and discusses how many organizations that have implemented grid or virtual machines are moving towards private clouds. It also describes how organizations can successfully implement this new IT delivery model using a phased approach that starts with cloud management software.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Platform Computing Corporation

Ensuring Web Service Quality for Service-Oriented Architectures
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the testing challenges presented by Web services, and introduces best practices to ensure SOA application quality through the use of Oracle’s award-winning Web service testing solution, Oracle Application Testing Suite.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 12 Jun 2008

Oracle Corporation

Success with Static Analysis for Security: Why Code Audits Fail
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why and how to apply static analysis tools in the context of a policy-based security process that not only prevents security vulnerabilities, but also focuses on SDLC productivity.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Parasoft Corporation
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TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  representatives. When the design is complete, coding follows and the finished code is then tested at the unit or module level by each programmer; at the component level by the group of programmers involved; and at the system level when all components are combined together. At early or late stages, a product or service may also be tested for usability.At the system level, the manufacturer or independent reviewer may subject a product or service to one or more performance tests, possibly using one or more benchmarks. Whether viewed as a product or a service or both, a Web site can also be tested … 
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