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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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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.

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

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

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

How to Start a Windows Vista Pilot Deployment
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Thinking about deploying Windows Vista? This guide gives an overview of how to successfully manage a pilot program that provides the best experience for pilot users and helps to provide positive project justification to business decision makers.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

Microsoft

ISSU: A Planned Upgrade Tool
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the selection of an ISSU design, which requires a comprehensive approach that considers various permutations of redundant and non-redundant router architectures.
Posted: 25 Nov 2008 | Published: 25 Nov 2008

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Streaming and Virtual Hosted Desktop Study
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn what Intel IT found when they compared the impact on servers and the network for both streaming software and virtually hosted computing models.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel

System Grounding and Ground Fault Protection for Data Centers
sponsored by Square D Critical Power Competency Center
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the fundamentals of power system grounding, definitions and requirements of the National Electrical Code with respect to grounding, the need for low voltage ground fault protection and how it is implemented.
Posted: 05 Nov 2008 | Published: 05 Nov 2008

Square D Critical Power Competency Center

Maximizing IT Value by Using High-End Server Processors
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT has standardized on Intel® Xeon® processors with a core frequency of 3 GHz for two-socket servers for design computing and enterprise server virtualization.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Oct 2008

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

SAP Solutions on VMware Infrastructure: Customer Use Cases
sponsored by VMware and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This document explores the ways real SAP customers have used VMware virtualization to: Optimize datacenter resources; Ease SAP upgrades, new implementations, and platform migrations; Better meet SLAs and Support service delivery to the business.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Oct 2008

VMware and Intel

Data Discovery and Risk in the Datacenter
sponsored by Tizor
WHITE PAPER: Learn how database activity monitoring (DAM) solutions mitigate data risk by discovering critical data in the data center, monitoring and analyzing activity, providing detailed auditing trails, and reporting on all user access.
Posted: 20 Oct 2008 | Published: 17 Oct 2008

Tizor

Five Myths of Agile Development
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will gain insight into five myths commonly associated with agile development. Explore what agile development is in reality, what it is not, and the true benefits of transitioning to agile methods in your organization.
Posted: 15 Oct 2008 | Published: 26 Sep 2008

VersionOne Inc.

Strengthening Web Application Security: Charting a Robust Strategy That Starts at Development.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the current dilemma that security auditors face with the bottleneck for Web application deployment.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

Architectural Quality: Design, Development and Testing Rules
sponsored by hello2morrow, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and explore essential architectural quality rules and their individual considerations. Discover a tool that enforces the most important rules automatically during development.
Posted: 29 Sep 2008 | Published: 24 Sep 2008

hello2morrow, Inc.

Enabling Organic Growth
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why organic growth is the means to achieving continuous, profitable growth, and find out how your company can address some of the most common challenges in the quest to achieve it.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.
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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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