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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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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

Best Practices for Provisioning Databases for Test and Development
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Best practices and new technologies available for provisioning databases for test and development environments are outlined in this white paper. Using this as a guide, organizations can save time and resources, meet regulatory compliance standards, and streamline database provisioning processes for test and development environments.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

Informatica

Improved Software Testing Using McCabe IQ Coverage Analysis
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces coverage analysis as an important direction in the management of software testing. Specifically, this paper covers test assessment and improvement using McCabe IQ coverage analysis in the areas of functional testing, incremental testing, and unit level testing.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

McCabe Software, Inc.

Using Code Quality Metrics in Management of Outsourced Development and Maintenance
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides answers to basic questions relating to the management of outsourced development and maintenance. What is the metrics approach to managing sub-contractors? What is the quality of the code expected to be that has been developed by the sub-contractor? Read on for the answers to these and other important considerations.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

McCabe Software, Inc.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this Tolly Group competitive performance evaluation, learn how Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3 consistently delivered faster response time than competing products tested.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 10 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Five Steps to Secure Outsourced Application Development
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Application security has risen to the top of the agenda for security professionals striving to control their overall risk profile. According to US Computer Emergency Response Team (US-CERT) and Gartner, 75% of new attacks target the application layer and software vulnerabilities have reached...
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Veracode, Inc.

Email Archiving: To SaaS or Not to Saas?
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the overall benefits and drawbacks of SaaS solutions, outlining the type of situations that are best suited for this kind of implementation.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

Proofpoint, Inc.

Performance Advantage of Dell PowerEdge R900 over HP DL585 Running Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The combination of high performance and efficiency make the PowerEdge R900 an excellent Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization server.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell and Microsoft

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

Dell and Microsoft

Introduction to Requirements - The Critical Details That Make or Break a Project
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will discuss the various kinds of information technology requirements, their importance, the different requirement types, the concept of requirements engineering and the process for gathering requirements.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

Oracle Real Application Testing - Business Agility through Superior Testing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Oracle Database 11g Real Application Testing (Oracle Real Application Testing) facilitates new technology adoption.
Posted: 09 Dec 2008 | Published: 09 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Simplify the User Experience: Enable Business Users to Automate the Integration of Microsoft Office Business Applications with the SAP Business Suite
sponsored by Winshuttle, LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Winshuttle data management applications enable finance, accounts payable/receivable, purchasing, human resources and production planning teams to easily automate the incorporation of Excel data into an SAP solution.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 04 Dec 2008

Winshuttle, LLC
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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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