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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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Mobile App Q&A: Mobile Expert Talks Security and Testing
sponsored by InfoStretch
EGUIDE: This e-guide provides an in-depth question & answer session with mobile application lifecycle management expert Manish Mathuria about the biggest problems around mobile app security. Access critical advice on how to design your mobile app security testing process to catch issues before they lead to a breach you can't afford.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016

InfoStretch

How Mark Wissler Made a Neural Network Web Application in an Hour
sponsored by Exaptive
RESOURCE: In this article, software developer and data scientist Mark Wissler details his strategy for writing code and wiring up components in just under an hour. Uncover the neural network technologies he leveraged to achieve agile development.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2015

Exaptive

Automated Test Case Generation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides advice on several aspects of test case generation, including defining requirements and finding a tool that can recognize and process requirement changes. Learn how automating test case generation can help you avoid time-consuming and inefficient testing that delivers subpar applications.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

Using Model Based Testing to Drive Behavior-Driven Development
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how the use of model-based testing in a Behavior-Driven Development environment can help you respond to change with more agility and ensure that software will fulfill on the intended requirements.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Fully Automated ETL Testing: A Step-by-Step Guide
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the challenges encountered in a typical approach to ETL testing, including complexity, poor documentation, manual derivations of test cases, and more. Learn about an alternative, broadly model-based approach that can make ETL testing more efficient, effective, and systematic.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

How to Project the Cost of High-Quality Application Development
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This educational white paper describes an approach to measure development success in Agile environments. Learn how to use software requirements to project the cost for a development project and discover a strategy that allows you to identify which of your tests need to be run, automatically repair tests, and more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

Automated Application Testing: Coping With Change
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses five issues around automated application testing. Learn what an automated testing framework needs in order to conquer these challenges and gain an advantage that helps you get higher-quality applications to market faster than competitors.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

A Critique of Software Test Case Design Methods
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the criteria by which you can objectively rate test case design methods. Also discover objective critiques of several common kinds of test case design, including combinatorial methods, multiplicative coverage methods, and formal models. Find out which test case design method is right for you.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

5 Keys to Higher Quality Application Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn the 5 keys to shift your application development practice to a continuous delivery model, including "shift left" the testing effort, perform the right tests, and three more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Why Test Data Management May Be the Only Way to Drive Continuous Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource describes how an end-to-end approach to Test Data Management (TDM) enables faster delivery of high-quality software. Discover the services a TDM strategy must perform to optimize your software development.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Realizing the Value of Test Data Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes common problems and potential benefits of Test Data Management (TDM) in a testing and development environment. Debunk assumptions that could be holding you back from better TDM, learn why masking production data is not a simple solution, and discover a more efficient and easier TDM policy.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

World Quality Report 2015-16
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The annual World Quality Report examines the state of application quality and testing practices across multiple industries and geographies
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 18 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Understanding Mobile Testing Strategies
sponsored by NTT Resonant
EGUIDE: QA consultant Gerie Owen has revealed key components that every mobile testing strategy should include. Read on and you'll also uncover what every mobile application tester must understand before developing a strategy of their own.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Jan 2016

NTT Resonant

Mobile Application Testing: What Developers Should Consider
sponsored by NTT Resonant
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, experts look at several mobile testing tools. Testers and IT managers won't want to miss this exclusive resource that outlines the benefits, features and tradeoffs that will help them make smarter investment decisions.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Jan 2016

NTT Resonant

An Inside Look at the PaaS Vendor Environment
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, Tom Nolle offers expert advice on how to narrow down your vendor selection through evaluation and testing. Additionally, learn how the latest Oracle updates focus on coexistence between its cloud and on-premise applications.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Oracle Corporation

Creating a Test/Dev Environment in Minutes with Oracle Multitenant
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: 28% of businesses have an annual database instance growth of more than 20% and less than 50% have consolidated, making database deployments siloed, dispersed, varied, and complex. Unfortunately, the traditional database provisioning process is time-consuming and inefficient.This webcast explains how to create a test/dev environment in minutes.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Premiered: May 14, 2015

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Cloud’s Platform as a Service: Innovate, Integrate, and Collaborate
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Platform as a service (PaaS), cloud-based platforms for developing and deploying applications, can eliminate the complexity of managing the database, middleware, and infrastructure Access this white paper to learn about one specific PaaS solution.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Oracle Corporation

SSD Performance and Optimization Testing
sponsored by Micron Technology
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: This technical guide details how to optimize and test the performance of certain SSD drives. Read on to learn about SSD vs. HDD performance testing, performance states, and testing goals. Click now to ensure that your storage performs at a desired level.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Micron Technology

Continuous Availability in a Virtualized Data Center
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: The widespread adoption of server virtualization requires a rethinking of traditional Business Continuance planning. Today, the outage of even a small group of virtualized servers or VMs can negatively impact thousands of application users. Download this whitepaper to learn how the NetApp MetroCluster solution addresses these challenges.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

NetApp

Using containers to make application deployment easier
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how packaging applications with Linux containers addresses these problems related to application testing and provides an easier and faster application deployment model.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Case Study: How John Lewis Conquered the Web
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Bill Goodwin tells the inside story of John Lewis £40m website redevelopment project, assesses the technical and business challenges faced and its impact on the business.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Profiting from big data
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
BOOK: To successfully capitalize on big data, an iterative, experimental approach is essential to data-focused companies, and especially retailers, analysts say. Find out how several organizations leverage big data.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

SearchCIO.com

Best Practices for Cloud Recovery Testing and Building a Disaster Recovery Site
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide will help you take the right approach as you formulate your disaster recovery plan for the cloud.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Hyper-V Virtual Labs Tips and Tricks
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to uncover a complete list of tips and tricks for virtual lab testing in a Hyper-V environment, so you can eliminate as many risks as possible.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

Continuous Testing applications deployed on IBM WebSphere software
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast reveals how the right test automation and service virtualization strategy can help teams test applications earlier and accelerate software delivery.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2013

IBM
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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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