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5 Strategies for Going Deep on Kubernetes Debugging

TestRail

Kubernetes brings power and control to working with web-scale applications. But Kubernetes also obscures a lot of internal activity, which creates challenges for debugging. Learn 5 tools and techniques that allow developers and testers to go deep when debugging Kubernetes.

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Scrum, Kanban, and ScrumBan: What’s the Difference?

TestRail, Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, Examples

Agile provides flexibility in processes. Scrum and Kanban make use of the basic agile principles in their own way to empower effective delivery cycles. ScrumBan is a new term coined for a hybrid principle that employs both Scrum and Kanban principles. Let’s explore the difference between the three methodologies.

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Live Webinar August 6: Best Practices in TestRail Customization

TestRail, Webinar, Best Practices, Customization

Make TestRail work more efficiently for you. Join this webinar to explore several of the options available to customize TestRail for your needs, including test case templates, test results, system fields, and more. If you can’t attend the live date, register now to receive the recording of the session within 48 hours after it concludes.

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Public and Private Blockchain: What’s the Difference?

TestRail, private blockchain, public blockchain

When they hear the term “blockchain,” most people still think of bitcoin. Bitcoin may have started the whole blockchain revolution, but the story doesn’t end there. Many enterprises are exploring blockchain solutions, and many of those are based on private blockchains, a technology that differs in several important ways from the original bitcoin blockchain. Let’s explore how public and private blockchains differ, and how each one has its own features and requirements.

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Live Webinar: What’s New in TestRail 6.0

TestRail, Release, Webinar

Join us for an exploration of the enhancements in TestRail 6.0, including an improved look and feel, the ability to switch UI themes, and support for Docker containerized on-premise installations. The webinar will last about 45 minutes with opportunities for Q&A. Can’t attend the live date? Register now and receive the recording of the session within 48 hours after it concludes.

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Technology and Saving the Future

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A constant theme in Western literature is that a bright future can be promised if we trust technology. A common counter-theme is that technology will destroy society, maybe the world. Perhaps these themes are more related than they might seem. Perhaps they tie into the function and role of software testing.

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Announcing TestRail 6.0 with UI Enhancements and Docker Support

TestRail, Release 6.0, Test Case Management

In TestRail 6.0, we’re very excited to present brand new Modern and Dark Mode user interface themes, as well as support for Docker containerized on-premise installations.

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Four Ways Task Boards Help an Agile Team

TestRail

A task board is a physical or virtual chart containing all current team tasks at hand and their progress over time. For an agile team, all sprint tasks can be represented on the task board, and their flow over various stages can be tracked in the daily standup meeting. Task boards are a great way to visually represent pieces of work and their status.

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Tester’s Diary: Getting Ahead With Post-Release Testing

TestRail

Back in January, I wrote about how we determined the minimal amount of testing required to meet our release date for a struggling project. But what could we do to make sure we don’t fall into the same trap for our next release?

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The On-Demand Test Environment

TestRail, continuous integration, on-demand test environment

An on-demand test environment can solve a lot of problems. This might be a web server, possibly with a test database, just for the tester. In the case of a mobile app, it might mean pushing a new build onto a phone, but it is more likely to mean testing against a build with the latest microservice.

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