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The On-Demand Test Environment

The On-Demand Test Environment

This is a guest post by Matthew Heusser. Ten years ago Bernie Berger wrote “A Day In The Life Of A Software Tester”, for Software Test and Performance Magazine. Yes, Magazine. As in, printed on paper. I know. It was a crazy time. The amazing thing about the day in the...
Containers and Testing: Friends or Foes?

Containers and Testing: Friends or Foes?

This is a guest posting by Michael Solomon PhD CISSP PMP CISM Virtualized container use in software application development and deployment is increasing across nearly all industry verticals. Containers provide advantages of virtualization without draining computing...
Performance Testing in an Ephemeral Environment

Performance Testing in an Ephemeral Environment

Awhile back I had an interesting problem to solve. I was involved with refactoring a cloud-based application that did intensive data analysis on very large data sets. The entire application —business logic, analysis algorithm and database — lived in a single virtual...

12 Practical Tips for Building Bug-Free Software

Does your software application have bugs? Of course it has, every software application that’s out there has bugs and bug-free software is a myth. But it’s still possible to greatly minimize bugs, security problems and errors in your application by...
Free VMware Server in action

Free VMware Server in action

We planned to move our physical servers over to virtual VMware machines for quite some time now and finally purchased and set up our new system at the end of last year. As our experience might be useful for some people who plan the same, I decided to describe our...