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July 2004 Entries

What's the difference between load and stress testing ?
Boris Beizer says: One of the most common, but unfortunate misuse of terminology is treating "load testing" and "stress testing" as synonymous. The consequence of this ignorant semantic abuse is usually that the system is neither properly "load tested" nor subjected to a meaningful stress test. 1. Stress testing is subjecting a system to an unreasonable load while denying it the resources (e.g., RAM, disc, mips, interrupts, etc.) needed to process that load. The idea is to stress a system to the ......

Posted On Thursday, July 29, 2004 1:25 AM | Filed Under [ Software Testing Testing/QA-FAQ ]

Performance Testing

The place for Performance Testing information found at http://www.performancetester.com.  It is maintained by an exceptional performance tester, Roland Stens. If Performance Testing is your thing, check it out!

Posted On Sunday, July 25, 2004 11:45 PM | Comments (1) | Filed Under [ Software Testing ]

Hallmarks of a Great Tester
This one of the excellent post (by Micahel) related to Software Testing. He make some great points. This post gives a great idea what makes a great tester. [Source: (The Braidy Tester blog) http://blogs.msdn.com/micah... If you ask me, I'll tell you a great tester Is devious A great tester has a streak of deviousness. Anyone can follow the lists of test cases that abundantly fill most books on testing. A great tester can move beyond these lists and dream up an endless ......

Posted On Monday, July 19, 2004 10:26 PM | Comments (1) | Filed Under [ Software Testing ]

The Braidy Tester - Making developers cry since 1995
This blog is excellent. The post is having very good information for any tester. In this link you will find how to and what to test in AccessibilityAlertsApplication interoperabilityAnti-VirusB... CasesDialogsFile NamesInternational SufficencyLocalizationMenus and Command BarsPerformancePrintingSecu... lot more ......

Posted On Thursday, July 15, 2004 7:10 AM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ Software Testing ]

Character Sets And Code Pages At The Push Of A Button

This link is useful for localization testing


Posted On Tuesday, July 6, 2004 4:55 AM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ Software Testing ]

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