3 ways to get in shape for Continuous Testing

No pain, no gain! Achieving Continuous Testing shouldn’t take a “Hans and Franz” attitude. It should be painless, more like a natural progression from implementing certain practices over time. Testing continuously throughout the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) means you’re not thinking about testing as a phase or as an event. It means every asset […]

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Improving App Performance with Isolated Component Testing

Remove the stress of testing by testing component-level performance SLAs in development and using virtual services to isolate dependencies. Today’s composite applications can have hundreds of failure points – memory leaks, socket exceptions, open connections – all compounded when third-party services and APIs are thrown into the mix. Not to mention the added complexity of […]

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Tired of Depending on Others for API Testing? Service Virtualization to the Rescue.

With the “season of giving” over, we move into the days of getting things done. One of the resolutions development and testing professionals should make for 2017 is to spend less time and money accessing third-party APIs. From retail to financial services through healthcare, organizations from different industries depend more and more on either public […]

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Don’t Just Be a Player. Be a Play-maker.

10 Reasons Why Your Developers Should Stop Stubbing and Mocking and Start Using Service Virtualization ALL THE TIME! Stubs and mocks may work great for individual-unit testing. But what happens when a system is too complicated to mock or stub? Or you need to test against a third-party API or service? How will QA test […]

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THE DEATH STAR: AN AMBIGUOUS REQUIREMENTS ISSUE?

You read it right! I’m not convinced that an architect left a thermal exhaust port on the Death Star without a reason. Could the most powerful battle station in the galaxy really have been destroyed due to an ambiguous design? I’m sure in the Star Wars universe they have very sophisticated engineering design processes and […]

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Legacy is Our Legacy

After our Halloween webcast “Tales in Testing – Paranormal Service Virtualization Use Cases,” I discovered the terrifying truth that I’m officially a millennial (by 13 weeks). At the same time, if I had been an information technology (IT) system that was delivered over four decades ago, I would have most likely been written in Cobol […]

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Continuous Delivery: You’re Doing It Wrong!

I see many successful DevOps teams (yes, there are quite a few already!) at a point in their journey where they have learned to work together as one, without any walls between them, and are now focused on increasing delivery speed. That’s when they put Continuous Delivery (CD) at the top of their agenda. When […]

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Get your testing game on with services virtualization

There are literally millions of problems that can send your company’s new app off the rails and cost millions of dollars, but there’s one thing all those problems have in common: You probably won’t see them coming. Why? Because unless your developers are testing their code – and, importantly, unless their machines are set up […]

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