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Woodsmall's Acronyms / Glossary (Technical) | 21 CFR | AE2000 / AE | Agile | AMD-V | ApacheBench | Articles | Aspect | ASTM | Automating Tests - INFORMATION | BDD - Behavior-driven development | Benchmarking | Best Practices | Beta Testing | Bioinformatics | BioMed | Blast | Blubber | Bonnie | Books - Recommended Technical | BOOKS - Recommended TESTING | Breaking Software | BREW | BUG Tracking | CD | Ceph | 'C' Unit Testing | Change Management | Checklists / Forms / Templates | CI | CI/CD | cinder | Citrix | CLIF | CMM / CMMI | Code Coverage | Configuration Management | Continuous Process Improvement - CPI | Conventions | Critical Path / CPM |
Debugging | Defect Trackers | Dictionaries,... | Documentation | Downloads | DVT - Design Verification Testing | Estimating Projects | Ethernet | Events - RTP AREA | Excel | Fibre Channel (FC, FCIP, FCP, iFCP) | FitNesse | FMEA | FMECA | Fuzzing or Fuzz Testing | gerrit | git | glance | GlusterFS | GPRS Testing | GSM Testing | GUI Testing | HBA | HBA Testing | HYPER-V | Hypervisor | IEEE Standards | INTEL-VT | Iometer | IOzone | IP | IP TESTING | iSCSI (Information) | iSCSI (Testing) | ISO | Jamo | J-STD | JIRA | JTest | JUnit | Kanban development | Lean Principles | Linux |
LINUX TESTING TOOLS | LoadRunner | Load Testing | LSTE | Management (general) | Messaging/SMS/,... | Metrics | Microsoft Virtual Server | Misc Info | MTM | NAS | NAS TESTING | NEWS | Newsgroups | NUnit | OMB | Organizations, BIO & Pharma | Organizations - QA | Other Resources | Parallels | Pareto Principle | PDA/Phones/,... | PENETRATION Testing | Performance TESTING | Perl | Pharma | Pharma / Bioinformatics Terms| Pharma Testing Software (COTS products) |
Process Improvement | Project Management | Programming | QA Articles | QA/Developer Info | QARun | QoS - Quality of Service | QTP | RAID | RAID Testing| Rational Rose | Refactoring | REFERENCE BOOKS - TESTING | REFERENCES | Requirements & Analysis Software| Resources - Testing | RESTful | Risk Management | RTP, NC Organizations | SAN | SAN TESTING |
SAS (Statistics) | SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) | SATA | SCCM | SCM | Screen Capture | SCRIPTING | SCRUM | SCSI | SCSI Test Equipment | SCSI TESTING | SDLC | Security, Software | Security, other | Security, Recommendations | SELENIUM Web Testing | SELENIUM Courses | Six Sigma | Smoke Testing | Sniff Testing | SoapUI | Software Configuration Management | Software Development Life Cycle | Software Metrics | Software Release | Software Testing Articles | SPSS | STANDARDS, QA / Software | Standards, BIO / Pharma | Standards - What's Left | Stress Testing | STORAGE TESTING | Source Code Control Software | Swift | TDD - Test Driven Development | Terms - Pharma / Bioinformatics | TERMS (testing) | Test Case Management | TESTING BOOKS | Testing via Hardware (COTS products) |
TEST SOFTWARE (COTS products) | Testing Internet Speed | TFS | TESTING STORAGE | Toad | Training/Conferences, Testing | UAT | UFT | UML | URL Testing | USB Testing | Use Cases | Use Case TEMPLATES | UX - User Experience | VLAN | Virtual Iron (VFe) | Virtualization | Virtualization BOOKS | Virtualization - Storage / SAN / NAS | Visual Studio | Visual Studio Team Test Edition (2008) | VMware | VoIP Testing | VTL | WBS | WEB Development | WEB Security Testing | Web Testing Tool Resources and Tools | WinRunner | White Papers | Windows CE/Pocket PC/Mobile 2003 | Wireless/ WiFi / WiMax,... | Xen | XML | XML Testing | XMLunit | XRunner | XUnit | ZigBee Testing | OTHER RESOURCES | ** OTHER INFORMATION ** |

CONVENTIONS / SEMINARS

Pending...

QA/Developer Misc Information

BREW INFO *** BREW PROGRAMMING *** PALM PDA, Handhelds, Phones, Wireless,... RATIONAL - Alternate Site IBM developerWorks : Rational Manual Tester Version 7.0.x

Resetting your network connection:

ipconfig /release ipconfig /renew
SUN/SOLARIS DOCUMENTATION ** SUN/SOLARIS DOCUMENTATION (all) - Online - URL now no good??

ARTICLES

HP bought Mercury Interactive/Astra (creater of test tools: Loadrunner, Loadtest...). Software Engineering: An Idea Whose Time Has Come and Gone? - Tom DeMarco See also TESTING / QA BOOKS (search for "testing & qa")

SETUP INFO (WMS)

Motorola T720 Phone - Available Memory - How to Find it Demo: SUPRA = 12.38.10.21 ServerID #5 Servername MOMS-Supra Worker Port 5002 Development: VIPER = 192.168.0.7 ServerID #7 Servername MOMS Ports 7002 & 7001 http://192.168.0.7/moms/login.asp

MISC INFO

ACRONYMS - Dave's list** Messaging/BREW/MMS/MMSC/PDA/Handhelds/J2ME/PALM/SMS/Symbian/WinCE/WLAN ** MICROSOFT OFFICE - FREE VIEWERS - POWER POINT, Etc. PROGRAMMING ** PROGRAMMING HELP ***** WEB LANGUAGES/INFO **
JAVA J2ME J2ME Personal Profile and CDC
Netstat - Using Netstat to Check Server TCP Ports Network Connections - How to Reset Them Populating an Empty Server ACCESS DB file SourceSafe - How to Recover to Labelled Files TCP Ports - How to Check Server TCP Ports Time - WMS and the Time of Day
LINUX INFO UNIX INFO

AUTOMATING SOFTWARE TESTING - INFORMATION

I just started this section, so it will expand greatly in the near future. FREE Aug 2009 TRIAL Issue of Automated Software Testing Magazine Automated Testing & Windows CE

AUTOMATION SOFTWARE

Some of the more Common Test Automation suites used by Enterprise companies: HPQC (was TestDirector) LoadRunner QTP - Quick Test Professional - Mercury Interactive - acquired by HP - now part of HPQC Rational Suite - now owned by IBM Selenium Silk (was Seque's, then Borland's. and Now owned by Micro Focus TestManager - now part of IBM's Rational Tools HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT, formerly QTP) software - Hewlett Packard For lots of Automation Software information, please CLICK HERE Scripts Scripting Languages

BENCHMARKING

Benchmarking Benchmarking and Best Practices - APQC The Benchmarking Network, Inc. - Must Join?

BREAKING SOFTWARE

Whittaker, James A. How to Break Software: A Pratical Guide to Testing AW $ 35 w/CD CANNED HEAT & HOLODECK LITE 0-201-79619-8 Whittaker, James A, & Herbert H. Thompson How to Break Software Security AW/Pearson $35 w/CD 0-321-19433-0

'C' UNIT TESTING

Doing C code unit testing on a shoestring: Part 3

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

The True Value of Change Management What is change management? - Whatis.com Change management - Wikipedia Change Management (ITSM) Change Management - changingminds.org Change Management Articles - bpubs.com See also:

CHECKLISTS / TEMPLATES

QA & DESIGN Checklists, lots of - construx - membership now required Testing/QA Templates - Ugh! - costs $29

CLIF

CLIF is an Open Source Java framework dedicated to performance testing of any kind of system reachable from a JVM. CLIF framework. CLIF - Home Page - clif.objectweb.org/ CLIF - Documentation org.objectweb.clif .deploy (clif 1.3.0 API documentation) How can I get Clif working correctly ? Te stPlanEditor (clif 1.3.0 API documentation) CLIF is a Load Injection Framework Using CLIF load injection framework for performance evaluation Open source performance testing tools CLIF, a framework based on Fractal for flexible, distributed load testing CLIF: Reference Implementation; Samples; Test Suites Architecture of Clif long paper published on CLIF architecture ObjectWeb - Annual Conference 2006 - Main - DetailedSession CLIF - Java API By Example, From Geeks To Geeks Test management and load testing with Salomé-TMF and CLIF is a ... - PDF

CMM / CMMI

A discussion of CMM and ISO - PDF CMMI or Agile: Why Not Embrace Both! The Capability Maturity Model and ISO 9000 Standards: Similarities and Differences An overview of ISO-CMM SEI (Carnegie-Mellon Software Engininerring Institute) Documents CMM Publications Capability Maturity Model with Information Systems Development - WORD Doc SEE ALSO: CMM/CMMI Standards See also: CPI See also: ISO 9000 / 9000 See also: ISO - Organizations See also: ISO Standards See also: Problem Solving / Thinking See also: Project Management See also: Refactoring See also: Risk Management See also: Requirements See also: Software Release See also: Unified Modeling Language (UML)

CODE COVERAGE

Rational Software (IBM)

Configuration Management

IEEE Std 828-1998 - IEEE Standard for Software Configuration Management Plans - software-kompetenz Configuration management (CM) - general - Wikipedia Software configuration management (SCM) - Wikipedia What is configuration management? Software Configuration Management - Google Code University StickyMinds.com - Configuration Management Configuration Management - YouTube Insecure Configuration Management see: SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

Continuous Process Improvement (CPI)

Process improvement - Wikipedia Big Dog's Continuous Process Improvement Page Patterns for Conducting Process Improvement Business Process Improvement - Wikipedia Handbook for Basic Process Improvement - PDF Process Improvement - gantthead.com At face value, GQM is a simple approach to process quality improvement See also: CD See also: CI See also: CMM / CMMI See also: ISO 9000 / 9000 See also: Problem Solving / Thinking See also: Project Management See also: Refactoring See also: Risk Management See also: Requirements See also: Six Sigma - coming soon See also: Software Release See also: Unified Modeling Language (UML) See also: Process Improvement Books - Click then SEARCH for "improvement

CRITICAL PATH / CRITICAL PATH METHOD (CPM)

Critical Path - Wikipedia Critical Path Analysis and PERT CPM - Critical Path Method Critical Path - Project - Microsoft Office Online Critical Path Method (CPM) - Samual L. Baker Project Management Terms/Glossary - Widerman Comparative Glossary PERT Chart Project Management Site - Max Widerman Project Management - A comprehensive list of links Software project management Project management - Wikipedia Project management software - Wikipedia Project Management Institute (PMI) - The largest project ... PLANNING A PROJECT - Gerard M Blair Project Planning & Management Tools - mindtools.com

DICTIONARIES, ACRONYMS, GLOSSARIES - TESTING

ACRONYMS / GLOSSARY - Dave's list** SOFTWARE TESTING DICTIONARY Pharma / Bioinformatics - more terms Quality Dictionary - Definitions, Terms & Acronyms SQA Glossary ALMANACS DICTIONARIES ENCYCLOPEDIAS GLOSSARIES / ACRONYMS

DEFECT TRACKERS & CHANGE CONTROL

Agility Bug Tracking Software BugZero - WEBsina Bugzilla information - Wikipedia Bugzilla Project Home Page Call Center, Bug Tracking and Project Management Tools for Linux BURT - BUg Reporting Tool (NetApp) UCM Tool Links CMVC - One of IBM's defect trackers. CMVC - Wikipedia Comprehensive List of Bug Tracking Systems Defect Tracking - Wikipedia Defect Tracking Tools FogBugz (Fog Creek Software) FogBUGZ Help FogBugz Technical Support Google Search: +Remedy +defect +tracking

JIRA

JIRA - Issue & Bug Tracker - Build better software. Free Trial. JIRA - Wikipedia JIRA Guru (JIRA) on Twitter JIRA - Skills - LinkedIn Mockups JIRA Plugin - Balsamiq JRuby - jira.codehaus.org Second Life Bug Tracker: System Dashboard Open Directory - Bug Tracking Software Remedy, a BMC Software company TRAC - Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects The Trac Project Trac software requires:. Microsoft Excel; CD Rom Drive; Windows 98 (or above) or Mac OS 9 About Trac Software Managing Software Development with Trac and Subversion (Book) JumpBox for Trac/Subversion Software Project Management | JumpBox Inc

Documentation

Coming soon

DOWNLOADS

QADownloads QADownloads/Cool

Design Verification Testing (DVT)

"A Design Verification Test is a method of testing a product to assure that it meets all of its design specifications. This is also referred to as Verification and Validation (V&V) Testing." - opsalacarte.com Design Verification Testing (DVT) What is the difference between verification and Validation? Software Verification & Validation Model - An Introduction Verification and validation - Wikipedia V&V - Verification, Validation and Test in Model-Based Design

Estimating Projects

Project Estimation for Developers Estimation - Wikipedia Estimation - spc.ca Software Project Estimation - PDF The 5 Pitfalls of Estimating a Software Project Project Estimation with Use Case Points - The Code Project ... How to estimate a software project in man-hours? Estimating Software Projects Estimating Software Effort How to estimate a software project - The Code Project ... Software Engineering Resources - R/S/ Pressman & Associates Estimating software projects - PDF - ACM SIGSOFT Use All Three Parts of Project Estimation - Computerworld 10 ways to effectively estimate and control project costs

ETHERNET TESTING - Software

MEF - Metro Ethernet Forum (Org) Testing Carrier Ethernet - Testing Carrier Ethernet - Ixiacom Wireshark (formerly EtherReal) Netcat

FitNesse

The fully integrated standalone wiki and acceptance testing framework FitNesse - Wikipedia FitNesse.org - FitNesse.UserGuide fitnesse : FITNESSE - Groups - Yahoo! Getting Started with Fitnesse - Refcardz - DZone FitNesse Tutorial - YouTube Xebium - Selenium from FitNesse - Selenium and FitNesse FitNesse - Free Development software downloads at SourceForge.net fitnesse-editor - Eclipse Plugin for FitNesse - Google Project Hosting schuchert - FitNesse.Tutorials Hottest 'fitnesse' Answers - Stack Overflow Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) using FitNesse - Jim Cornelius

Fuzzing or Fuzz Testing

Fuzzers = Fault Injectors. Fuzzing is not new - any good tester has always included the use of Fuzzing, although I did not call it Fuzzing. Long before other tester strarted using Fuzzing, Fuzzing was used by Hackers to take break into computers. Fuzzing - OWASP Fuzz testing - Wikipedia Fuzzing for Fun and Profit Fuzzing Software Tools CSS grammar fuzzer fuzzing Info Page - application FuzzingTools - ThreatMind! InformIT: Fuzzing: Brute Force Vulnerability Discovery Codenomicon Labs - XML Security and Fuzzing Fuzzing the Phone in your Phone - SMS - PDF Application Fuzzing - BreakingPoint Solutions Fuzzing Is Still Widely Unknown - ITworld Fuzzing with WebScarab - OWASP Powerfuzzer - a fuzzer that introduces powerful and easy web fuzzing Automated Penetration Testing with White-Box Fuzzing Fuzzing Pex 0.13 Released: Unit Tests as Inputs, Fuzzing and Visual Studio 2010 fuzzing - Darknet – The Darkside - fuzzes MAIL/MIME email headers & how clients handle SMTP, POP and IMAP FUZZING BOOKS: Fuzzing: Brute Force Vulnerability Discovery by Michael Sutton et al Fuzzing for Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance by Ari Takanen Open Source Fuzzing Tools by Rathaus, Noam & Gadi Evron

iSCSI Testing (I don't know these companies)

fedora - QA:Test Plans/iSCSI Installation Test plan UNH: iSCSI Consortium InterOperability Laboratory: Services: Testing: ISCSI: Test Suites Multiconnection Test Suite for iSCSI Initiators Version 0.1 The role of SCSI diagnostic test tools in the iSCSI manufacturer environment Percept iSCSI Testing iSCSI HBA Testing Overview - MSDN iSCSI Bridge RAID Testing Overview Guide To ISCSI Performance Testing on the Cisco MDS 9000 Family SCSI Testing in the iSCSI Environment - PDF Dr. Dobb's | iSCSI Target Emulation | January 1, 2004 eWEEK Labs iSCSI vs. Fibre Channel Test Methodology Diagnostic Test Tools in the iSCSI environment How we tested iSCSI SANs Storage Test Software & Hardware for SCSI/iSCSI/SAS/SATA/ATA/Fibre Channel Deployments and Tests in an iSCSI SAN Finisar, Ixia Roll Out Storage Testing Tools Complete iSCSI Information

ISO 9000 / 9001

ISO 9000 - Wikipedia ISO 9000 - An Introduction - praxiom.com What is ISO 9000? ISO 9000 9001 13485 14001 17799 22000 27001 90003 in Plain English TQM and ISO 9000 Web-based Information ISO 9000 News - Topix ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, Quality Assurance, Business Standards and ... ISO 9000 - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) ISO 9000 Summary - strategosinc.com ISO 9000 - QS-9000 Information Exchange - Elsmar Cove

EXCEL

Coming soon... ISO PRODUCTS (for sale): SO 9000 Checklist ISO 9000 Quality Assurance - iso9000plus.com ISO 9000 Translated into Plain English SEE ALSO: ISO - Organizations ISO - Standards

LOAD TESTING

In the testing literature, the term "load testing" is usually defined as the process of exercising the system under test by feeding it the largest tasks it can operate with. Load testing is sometimes called volume testing, or longevity/endurance testing. Agile Testing: Performance vs. load vs. stress testing What's the difference between load and stress testing ? Load testing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Grinder, a Java Load Testing Framework Load & Performance Test Tools Software Application Performance Testing, Load Testing & Stress ... Measuring the Performance Impact of Virtualizing a Web Application ...

Management (general)

Coming soon

ORGANIZATIONS, Professional (click here)

PDA/Handhelds/Messaging/Phones/WAN/Wireless/,... (click here)

PENETRATION TESTING

Penetration Software List - felipemartins.info

PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS / MEASUREMENT / TESTING

The goal of performance testing is not to find bugs, but to eliminate bottlenecks and establish a baseline for future regression testing. What is performance testing? What is performance testing? - Whatis.com Performance testing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Software performance testing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Agile Testing: Performance vs. load vs. stress testing Google Testing Blog: Performance Testing HP LoadRunner software - HP - BTO Software LoadRunner - Wikipedia Open source performance testing tools UsabilityNet: Performance testing methods patterns & practices Performance Testing Guidance Project - using Visual Studio 2005 Performance & Software Testing Articles, Columns and Papers ... - perftestplus.com Google Testing Blog: Performance Testing The Performance Testing Council UsabilityNet: Performance testing methods Wrox Article:Performance Testing Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications - Microsoft Download details: Active Directory Performance Testing Tool ... Testing .NET Application Performance Scott's Blog -- PerfTestPlus Continuous Performance Testing with JUnitPerf Performance testing SOAP-based applications Agile Testing: HTTP performance testing with httperf, autobench ... In pursuit of code quality: Performance testing with JUnitPerf RadView - SoftwareTesting Tools. Performance Testing and Load ... High-Performance Ruby On Rails Setups Test: mongrel vs lighttpd vs ... Running your first performance test using IBM Rational Performance Tester 6.1 LOAD & PERFORMANCE TEST TOOLS First Things Fast (PA) PerfAnal - Perforance Analysis Tool (Java 2 Gui Testing) Chapter 2 – Types of Performance Testing - Microsoft Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications Performance Testing Tips and Techniques - PPT Tech Talk: Various types of performance testing RPM Solutions - Types of load and performance tests Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications J.D. Meier's Blog : Performance Testing Guide Beta 1 is Available
Open source performance testing tools - INCLUDES: Apache JMeter - Java desktop application designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. JMeter - User's Manual: Component Reference JMeter - User's Manual benerator - framework for creating realistic and valid high-volume test data, used for (unit/integration/load) testing CLIF - modular and flexible distributed load testing platform. It may address any target system that is reachable from a Java program See also: CLIF curl-loader - A C-written web application testing and load generating tool -uses real HTTP, FTP and TLS/SSL protocol stacks, simulating thousands of users/clients Database Opensource Test Suite (DOTS) - stress-testing database server systems BMmonster - generate random data for testing SQL database driven applications under heavy load Deluge - web site stress test tool. Simulates multiple user types and counts (can record) Dieseltest - Windows application that simulates hundreds or thousands of users hitting a website Faban - facility for developing and running benchmarks, developed by Sun Firebug - Firefox plugin - edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page FunkLoad - functional and load web tester, written in Python FWPTT load testing web applications - Web application testing program for load testing web applications. Record normal and AJAX requests. Grinder - Java load-testing framework Hammerhead 2 - Web Testing Tool - It can initiate multiple connections from IP aliases and simulated numerous (256+) users. Hammerora - load generation tool for the Oracle Database and Web Applications httperf - provides a flexible facility for generating various HTTP workloads http_load - http_load runs multiple HTTP fetches in parallel JChav - JChav is a way to see the change in performance of your web application over time JCrawler - Stress-Testing Tool for web-applications. It comes with the crawling/exploratory feature. Lobo, Continuous Tuning - performance testing and monitoring that allows you to monitor the evolution of performance along the time-line of the project MessAdmin - light-weight and non-intrusive notification system and HttpSession administration for J2EE Web Applications NTime - similar to NUnit tool to perform repeatable tasks OpenSTA - A distributed software testing architecture based on CORBA OpenWebLoad - Load testing web applications. Easy to use and provides near R-T performance measurements p-unit - framework for unit test and performance benchmark PandoraFMS - Monitors your systems and applications PHPUnit Pylot - testing performance and scalability of web services - runs HTTP load tests Seagull - multi-protocol traffic generator test tool. Primary aimed at IMS protocols,

Selenium 2 (is the latest version)

Selenium - One of the most popular, open-source automated testing tools. Originally developed in 2004 by Jason Huggins. Selenium - Web Browser Automation - seleniumhq.org Selenium (software) - Wikipedia Introduction — Selenium Documentation - seleniumhq.org Selenium Tutorial for Beginner/Tips for Experts Selenium Tutorial Full Selenium Tutorial - Bci news Blog - PPT Using Selenium IDE - Learn to use Selenium IDE in just 2 ... - YouTube Selenium Documentation - seleniumhq.org Selenium 1 (NOT '2') (Selenium RC) — Selenium Documentation Selenium Remote Control (RC) How to setup Selenium RC in Eclipse - YouTube Selenium Testing - Shale Framework - The Apache Software Selenium Testing - Apache Tiles - The Apache Software Foundation Agile Testing: Useful tools for writing Selenium tests No Automated Testing - NOTE Selenium 2 was released See also SELENIUM SIMPLIFIED (Book)

SELENIUM COURSES - Alan Richardson

Selenium 2 WebDriver Basics With Java Start Using Selenium WebDriver with Java - free Then this will walk you through setting up the IDEs and downloading all tools you need, including Selenium and you will write your first test at the end of it to make sure that you have have everything setup. Technical Web Testing 101 - Free Siege - an http regression testing and benchmarking utility. SIPp - performance testing tool for the SIP protocol. SLAMD - Distributed, Java-based application designed for stress testing & performance analysis of network-based applications. Soap-Stone - Network benchmark application which can put your network under load

soapUI

"soapUI, is the world leading Open Source Functional Testing tool for Web Service" www.soapui.org/ What is soapUI? soapUI - Wikipedia soapUI - Free Development software downloads at SourceForge.net Installing SoapUI on Windows soapUI - How to Test a Web Service - YouTube How to test Web services with soapUI SoapUI (soapui) on Twitter SoapUI | Skills | LinkedIn Your First SoapUI Project - Getting Started 10 Tips for the SoapUI Beginner | Getting Started SoapUi-A quick start guide - YouTube soapUI Tutorial Full Test Web Services Using soapUI - SOA Tutorial SoapUI Tutorial, Soapui Videos, Soapui Training SOAP stress_driver - General-purpose stress test tool. TestMaker - build/run intelligent test agents that test Web-enabled applications for scalability, functionality, & performance. TPTEST - measure the speed of their Internet connection in a simple way Tsung - load testing tool. It is protocol-independent and can currently be used to stress HTTP, SOAP and Jabber servers (SSL OK).

UFT - HP's Unified Functional Testing (formerly QTP)Unified Functional Testing, a combination of HP Functional Test (QuickTest Professional) and HP Service Test. HP Unified Functional Testing (formerly QTP) software - Hewlett Packard Unified Functional Testing (formerly QTP) News and Support Forum WTF is UFT? HP's Unified Functional Testing - Joe Colantonio HP Unified Functional Testing 11.00 Demonstration - YouTube FTV001 - Introduction to HP Unified Functional Testing 11.5 - YouTube Unified Functional Testing / UFT / QTP - YouTube HP Unified Functional Testing Software Customer Proof Points - HP Unified Functional Testing - Pepperweed Consulting HP Unified Functional Testing - Wikipedia Valgrind - suite of tools for debugging and profiling Linux programs Web Application Load Simulator - LoadSim is a web application load simulator. Web Polygraph - Benchmarking tool for caching proxies, origin server accelerators, L4/7 switches, content filters, WebLOAD - fully functional, open source (GPL) commercial-grade performance testing product based on WebLOAD

Performance Analysis Online Books

Advanced Java 2 Performance Analysis Unix Performance Tuning - SarCheck

Project Management - PM

Software project management

QA / TESTING ARTICLES

The Impossibility of Complete Testing - PDF - Kaner QA vs. Testing - Part One: Who Cares? - Alan Page QA vs. Testing - Part 2: What is the role of testing? - Alan Page QA vs. Testing - Part 3 - MSDN Blogs - Alan Page QA vs. Testing - Part 4: Let's wrap this up - Alan Page International Testing
How Many Defects do Regression Tests Find? Types of tests Good QA is not only about technology, but also methods and approaches Free QA testing articles, presentations,white papers - LogiGear See also Testing / QA BOOKS (search for "testing & qa")

REQUIREMENTS MANAGEMENT/ANALYSIS SOFTWARE

RequisitePro - requirements management tool - Rational (now IBM)

Resources - Testing

Software Testing Resources and Tools GNU Testing Programs IEEE Standard for Software Testing Documentation Software Testing Automation Framework - STAF SQA Tester Testing for World-Readiness - Microsoft

Risk Management

Risk management - Wikipedia Risk Management Magazine - RM Risk Managment Magazine BLOG Risk Management Guide for Information Technology Systems - PDF - NIST RISK MANAGEMENT (MANAGING STANDARDS) Financial risk management - Wikipedia GARP : Global Association of Risk Professionals

Software Configuration Managment (SCM)

SCM - Software Configuration Management - CM. SCM involves the use of some kind of source code control software (SCCS) and, usually, a built-in mechanism to create builds. IEEE Std 828-1998 - IEEE Standard for Software Configuration Management Plans - software-kompetenz Configuration management (CM) - general - Wikipedia SCCM - System Center Configuration Manager - Wikipedia Microsoft System Center 2012 | Configuration Manager System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) - Overview - IT SCCM Client Center - Free System Administration software troubleshoot SCCM Microsoft SCCM 2012: Understand role-based access control Software configuration management (SCM) - Wikipedia What is configuration management? Software Configuration Management - Google Code University StickyMinds.com - Configuration Management Configuration Management - YouTube Insecure Configuration Management Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Configuration Management Pack Data Sheet Open Directory - Computers: Software - Configuration Management: Tools Linux Version Control & Configuration Management Tools Dave Eaton's Software Configuration Management Index Software Configuration Management - Software Engineering Resources - R.S. Pressman Comments on Open Source Software / Free Software (OSS/FS) Software - CVS, Subversion, GNU Arch, and Monotone - 2005 Amazon.com: Anti-Patterns and Patterns in Software Configuration Brad Appleton's Software Configuration Management Links - VERY OLD - 1998 See also: CMMI See also: ISO 9000 See also: PRINCE2 See also: CM - Software configuration management

Screen Capture

SNAGIT (version 9 is out): SNAGIT SnagIt Screen Capture SnagIt v7.2 - Review - PCworld Gadwin PrintScreen: Gadwin PrintScreen - Screen capture software HyperSnap-DX: HyperSnap-DX Fox-magic: Fox-magic - Screen capturing & Video recording software ScreenHunter 4.0 (Wisdom) - Free: ScreenHunter 4.0 - Free Fraps - Real-time screen / video capture & benchmarking: Fraps - Real-time screen / video capture & benchmarking Screen capture software (Windows/Mac/Linux): How to save non-recordable... Screen Grabbers - PC Mag See also (Click here)

SOFTWARE SECURITY

Security - Woodsmall Security Recommendations - Woodsmall

SOFTWARE METRICS

Software Measurement Laboratory Software metric - Wikipedia Metrics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Metrics Minefield - Michael Bolton A Software Metrics Primer Software Metrics - USC Software Metrics Sites Software Metrics - Total Metrics Software Metrics ( Software Performance Metrics, IT Metrics, and ... - bitpipe.com Hardware Metrics METRICS 2005 - 11th International Software Metrics Symposium Six Sigma and Quality Metrics

SOFTWARE TESTING ARTICLES / INFO

Automated Testing & Windows CE Lines of Code - Wikipedia Software testing Literature, Monographs & Opinions
Dr. Kem Kaner's Articles on testing Object-Oriented Testing: Myth & reality Software Test Coverage Analysis - Code Coverage Analysis Software testing - esoftwaretesting.com Software Testing - answers.com Software Testing Resources and Tools Software Testing - infoslurp

SOURCE CODE CONTROL SOFTWARE

ClearCase / ClearMake CVS - Concurrent Versions System: CVS - Open Source Version Control Home of CVS development Concurrent Versions System - Wikipedia Open Source Development with CVS, 3rd Edition - online About CVS TortoiseCVS: About PERFORCE: PerForce Perforce Software - The Fast Software Configuration Management System Perforce - Wikipedia PVCS RCS SCSS SourceSafe SourceSafe - How to Recover to Labelled Files SUBVERSION - SVN Software that uses Subversion - Wikipedia Version Control with Subversion - FULL BOOK ONLINE subversion.tigris.org subversion: Subversion Packages VSS - Visual SourceSafe Software Configuration Management

STRESS TESTING

Stress testing tries to break the system under test by overwhelming its resources or by taking resources away from it (in which case it is sometimes called negative testing). The main purpose behind this is to make sure that the system fails and recovers gracefully - this quality is known as recoverability. Stress Testing Web Applications the openMosix Stress-Test Stress testing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia WAPT - Web Application Load, Stress and Performance Testing Stress Testing an Apache Application Server in a Real World ... Microsoft SQL Server - Support Tools Available For Stress Testing ... (Linux) Kernel Stress Test Suite Stress tools to test your Web server - Microsoft bharry's WebLog : Managing Quality (part 4) - Stress Testing Web Load Stress Testing Tool by Dotcom-Monitor. External Website ... Home - load testing tool - stress testing tool - WebLOAD Stress testing your software without stressing your testers Test Run: Stress Testing - MSDN Magazine, May 2006 Open source performance testing tools

Test Case Management / Test Management

Testopia - a test case management extension to the Bugzilla bug tracking system. Living in Testopia Testopia:Documentation - MozillaWiki Testopia - MozillaWiki QA/Testopia Evaluation - FedoraProject Extension:Testopia Reports - MediaWiki TFS - Microsoft's Team Foundation Server TOAD - An environment that allows monitoring and testing of applications written for thin clients (IBM internal))

TESTING / TRACING via HARDWARE (COTS products)

Ethernet Testers

Agilent Ancot - Catalyst Enterprises, Inc. Acquires Ancot Corporation. Then LeCroy Digital Oscilloscopes and Protocol Analyzers - Acquires Catalyst Enterprises, which bought ANCOT Finisar Corp SCSI Toolbox - tests SCSI, Fibre Channel, iSCSI, SATA, ATAPI, or SAS device WireShark (software)
  • ETHERNET Information

    Fibre Channel Testers

    Finisar Corp - I like them Xgig Analyzer - Finisar Corp Protocol Tools - SCSI, iSCSI, SAS, Fibre Channel, SATA Test Software:
  • Fibre Channel Information

    InfiniBand Testers

    iSCSI Testers

    Diagnostic Test Tools in the iSCSI environment Protocol Tools - SCSI, iSCSI, SAS, Fibre Channel, SATA Test Software:
  • SCSI Information

    SAN/NAS Testers

    Agilent Technologies Inc Finisar Corp SCSI Toolbox - tests SCSI, Fibre Channel, iSCSI, SATA, ATAPI, or SAS device
  • Storage /SAN / NAS Information

    SCSI testers

    SCSI, Fibre Channel & ISCSI Test Tools A SCSI Test Tool for Linux Diagnostic Test Tools in the iSCSI environment Protocol Tools - SCSI, iSCSI, SAS, Fibre Channel, SATA Test Software: Le Croy (bought Ancot) Computer Bus Tools, Inc Extreme Protocol Solutions Finisar FuturePlus Systems Innotec Design Percept SCSI Testing Protocol Tools SCSI Explorer (software) SCSI Toolbox, LLC Tabernus, LLC Xyratex

    SCSI TESTING

    coming soon...

    USB Testers

    Cadence USB 3.0 VIP Verification SolutionUSB.org - SuperSpeed USB Tools USB | Tektronix USB 3 and earlier Standards Information

    TEST SOFTWARE - commercial off-the-shelf products (COTS)

    Including lots of SAN, NAS & Storage Testing Tools

    TESTING STORAGE

    Penetration Testing: Tools comparison and evaluation question (AppScan) Routing Consortium's Test Suites Including: BGP, DVMRP, IGMP, OSPF, PIM-SM, RIP and VRRP. Types of Tests benchmarks - raid-storage
    4test ablubber - a NetApp test AE2000 - An IBM test program, runs on Windows 2000 ApacheBench test tool (open source): Man page for the 'ab' (Apache Bench) tool Using Apache Bench for Simple Load Testing Benchmarking Authenticated Drupal Users with ApacheBench - Ezra [How-To] Performance Measure Your Website With Apache Bench HTTPD::Bench::ApacheBench - search.cpan.org Failed requests by length in my ApacheBench load test result - StackOverfow.com ApacheBench - Perl API for Apache benchmarking and regression Web Application Performance Tuning with ApacheBench Apex - IBM's Rational Ada tools. Click here for more info ArrayX - EMC - proprietary Blast is a Unix command line disk and tape exerciser program. bonnie - Home Page Bonnie, Description of Bonnie, Advice Bonnie - DOWNLOADS- it's FREE Bonnie's Disk Farm - comprehensive Bonnie Results bonnie++ Blubber - A multipurpose raw-disk exerciser (NetApp). BPT - HP Business Process Testing software CompuWare Commander - can be configured to perform active testing against Internet applications - Resonate CppUnit - Wikipedia CppUnit - The first port of JUnit to C++ CppUnit Cookbook - SourceForge CppUnit Documentation - SourceForge Unit testing with CPPUnit - CodeProject Crash Course in using CppUnit - NUS.EDU.sg CppUnit: C++ unit test framework - Tutorial - yolinux c++ - how to use cpp unit - Stack Overflow Unit testing with cppunit - Programming - Garlic Software Cpp Unit Lite Unit Testing with CppUnit pdf free ebook download from www.cc.ntut .. Unit Testing C++ Code - Agile Developer Unit Test Frameworks > CppUnit - Pg. - Safari Books Online - NEED SUBSCRIPTION dd - convert and copy a file - Unix/Linux dd (linux / Unix) dd - Greg Smith disktest - a SourceForge disk IO project DT - DataTest (NetApp) DTS - an I/O test program that runs on Novell NetWare. More DTS Info DUnit - a testing tool for Borland's Delphi eARMS e-Load - Load/Stress Testing (Empirix Scientific Computers, Ltd) Empirix - Web testing, monitoring & performance E Test Suite - browser plug-in web test tool Functional, scalability and monitoring tools - Empirix. ETESTER - discontinued File-AID - (test) data management for client/server environements FreeBSD Ports: Benchmarks HD Tach - One of the most popular hard drive/SSD benchmarks - free hdparm - Testing and Optimizing (ATA) Disk Performance under Linux HPQC - HP Quality Center (formerly HP TestDirector for Quality Center software) HP Quality Center and Management Software - HP Official Site HP Quality Center - YouTube HPQC and LiveModel Datasheet - IntelliCorp - PDF IOBENCH IOCALL - measures OS performance IOMETER - I/O performance Analysis Tool - (made free by Intel) ** iostat - useful Linux/Unix tool for measuring IO (doesn't generate IO). IOstone - multi-platform disk, file I/O and buffer cache efficiencies benchmark program IOzone - a filesystem benchmark tool iSCSI Test Suites IXIA - IP Network Testing Jamo Solutions - automates testing of mobile platforms JTest - Java unit testing/static analysis tool automatically tests Java class, JSP, or component - Parasoft J Tester 2 (Java API Automation Tool) - Java code inspection JUnit - JUnit is a regression testing framework JUnit is Open Source Software, released under the IBM's Common Public License JUnit - sourceforge.net JUnit Cookbook JUnit - A cooks tour JUnit Articles See also: JUnit dot Org linuxperf - based on perfstat LoadRunner - Load Testing for the Enterprise - Mercury Interactive (Now owned by HP) LTP - Linux Test Project - Linux Test tool Matrix ltp-disc-test - Debian -- Details of package ltp-disc-test in squeeze MPx - IBM Proprietary - used to test X-series computer (mostly servers & storage) hardware NTest - a NetApp test that takes a lot of parameters from environment variables NUnit is a unit-testing framework for all .Net languages perfstat (Unix & Windows) Postal - benchmark SMTP servers - by Coker P-Reg is a performance regression suite and debugging tool for parallel NFS (pNFS) no longer sold QTP (Astra) QuickTest - Fast, Automated Web Testing - Mercury Interactive (Now owned by HP) * QTP - Quick Test Professional (now owned by HP) QTP - Wikipedia QTP Tutorials Quick Test Professional - Blog QTP Tutorials HP QuickTest Professional - Wikipedia Learn Quick Test Professional (QTP) Adding Network Conditions to a Quick Test Pro Scripts QTP Descriptive Programming HP Functional Testing software - HP Step by step guide to learn QTP | Quick Test Professional(QTP) Rational Rose - UML solution - IBM IBM developerWorks - Rational Software Architect Rational Solutions (IBM) - Rose, RUP,... Rational Suite TestStudio - IBM test process standardization to results analysis; determination of requirements to impact analysis; and automated testing to defect tracking and reporting RawIO RMF PM - Performance monitoring for Linux on IBM zSeries, z/OS & OS/390 Robot (Rational) - used to create, modify and execute automated functional, distributed functional and regression tests for applications (does .NET). rommon - ROMmon develops easily deployable online network performance metric monitoring system for networking professionals. The system's emphasis are on data aggregation, high availability and high scalability. ScriptAssure - functional and regression testing of Java and Web applications - Rational Selenium - A popular open-source automated testing tool. Uses JAVA as the programming language. Selenium Simplified - 2nd edition - Recommended Book Much MORE information about SELENIUM See also: ECLIPSE See also: JUnit Silk SILK was aquired by Borland and then by Micro Focus International. Silk Test - Wikipedia SilkTest home page - Borland SILK - Official documentation - Micro Focus SilkTest Technical Q&A MicroFocus now (6/2/2013) sells: Silk4J, Silk4Net, SilkCentral Test Manager, SilkPerformer, SilkPerformer CloudBurst and SilkTest, SIO - Simulator I/O (Load Generator) - Network Appliance SmartBits - Performance Analysis from Netcom (Spirent Communications). SmartBits is the industry standard for network performance analysis for 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet, ATM, Packet over SONET, Frame Relay, xDSL, Cable Modem, IP QoS, VoIP, Routing, MulticastIP, and TCP/IP. SPC-1 (SPC) SPEC SFS, SPECWewb99 (SPEC) STAF - Software Testing Automation Framework (open source, multi-platform, multi-language framework statpack (Oracle's) STest - a NetApp test that is more command line friendly (takes commands from command line, not Environmental Variables) TestDirector - Global Test Management - Mercury Interactive (Now owned by HP) TestDirector is now called HPQC - HP Quality Center HPQC TestDisk - CGSecurity - GPL TestManager - tester's desktop - Rational/IBM it is used to manage all aspects of testing from iteration to iteration and to assist in communicating with the team. MTM - Microsoft Test Manager. Quick Start Guide for Manual Testing using Microsoft Test Manager System Testing Your Application Using Microsoft Test Manager Running Tests in Microsoft Test Manager - MSDN - Microsoft TestMate - tests ADA 83, ADA 95 & C++ - Rational TestNG - TestNg.org TestNG is a testing framework inspired from JUnit and NUnit but introducing some new functionalities that make it more powerful... TestNG - Wikipedia TestNG Tutorials - mkyong.com TestNG - NetBeans Wiki TestNG - Download Current Release and Beta Versions Why TestNG and not JUnit? - Tomek's blog TestNG makes Java unit testing a breeze - IBM Groovy - Using TestNG with Groovy TestNG - Eclipse Introduction to TestNG With Eclipse - YouTube How to use TestNG with Eclipse SEE ALSO: ANT Eclipse Maven Test RealTime - Rational Test Suite - Testing Windows-based Client/Server Apps - Mercury (Now owned by HP). TeamTest (Rational, now IBM) - automates tests, testing beyond visible objects, uncovers system-performance. TPC-C/H/R/W - Transaction Processing Performance TTT - Test Tracking Tool (IBM).Test Project Management, Test Planning, Test Preparation, Integration Test, Interface Testing, System Test, Systems Integration Test, Acceptance Test, Product Test. Visual Test (Rational/IBM) WebInject - Free WebInject is a free tool for automated testing of web applications and web services WebInject can be used to test individual system components that have HTTP interfaces (JSP, ASP, CGI, PHP, AJAX, Servlets, HTML Forms, XML/SOAP Web Services, REST, etc) WebSphere Studio - built on Eclipese - multi-language, multi-platform and multi-device application development tools for building, testing and deploying dynamic applications. WinRunner - Mercury Interactive (Now owned by HP) Testing Java and Web Applications with IBM Rational XDE Tester XMLunit XRunner - X Window GUI Testing - Mercury (Now owned by HP). HP seems to have stopped using the name XRunner. xUnit or XUnit refers to variations of, and includes, JUnit ZeusBench - sucessor to ApacheBench Introducing ZeusBench - zeus.com

    PHARMA TESTING SOFTWARE

    See also: Medical/Pharma Standards

    See also: Medical/Pharma Organizations

    See also: Medical/Pharma News

    QSR International QSR N5 - Software for Qualitative Data Analysis SPC-1

    IP TESTING

    Check IP Address | What is my IP | Test my IP | Check IP Proxy Test | Detect IP VisualRoute traceroute, connectivity test IP Check IP Address. What is My IP Address. Get IP Test. PC ... How To Diagnose and Test TCP/IP or NetBIOS Network Connections in ... - 2privacy.com DNS tools, reports and Hosting tests, advanced network and domain ... ExpertRating online TCP/IP Certification Microsoft Windows XP - Test TCP/IP connections by using the ping ... Netcat TEST-IP Product Family Omnicor - Network Testing Internet Protocol IP - Practice Test for IP - Internet Protocol Light Reading - Test & measurement equipment Articles AUDIT MY PC - a ton of free online tools - I don't know who they are See also VOIP Testing

    Visual Studio Team Test Edition (2008)

    VSTT 2008 Quick Reference Guide - Home Team System Home - microsoft Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (Test Edition) - tour through the tools and windows Visual Studio Team System 2008 – Software Testing & Collaboration ...Euan Garden on VSTS 2008 Test Edition Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR September CTP is now available for download Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition Power Tools ... Visual Studio Team System Resource Center ADT08 - Agile Database Techniques Using Visual Studio Team System ... VSTS Load Test Links - links and resources at Agglom Book review: Software Testing with Visual Studio Team System 2008 MSTest.exe exited with code -2146233082 during Team Build Resources - Team System Café Microsoft Opens up About Visual Studio Team System 2010 - Redmond ... After talking about ping pong testing, how about bouncing ball chaos? I DO NOT KNOW THEM-Visual Studio Team System Training - VSTS Training -TFS Training VSTT (Visual Studio Team Test) Training Links See also: Visual Studio

    VoIP TESTING - Functional, Performance, etc.

    VoIP security testing fundamentals Performance Analysis in High-Speed Wide Area IP over ATM Networks - PDF
  • VoIP Information

    WEB Security Testing

    Coming soon... See also: Web Security See also: Highly Recommended Technical Reference Book - David Woodsmall

    WEB TESTING TOOL RESOURCES

    See also: Testing Software

    SELENIUM (WEB) TESTING

    Selenium 2 Testing Tools: Beginner's Guide - by Burns, David

    Other Web Testing Applications

    WebLOAD - WebLOAD Open Source load generation engine SourceForge.net: WebLOAD Apache JMeter is open source - JMeter designed for testing Web Applications but has since expanded to other test functions. SILK (SILK TEST) Watir - Web Automation Testing In Ruby for automating web browsers Web testing - Wikipedia Windows-based web testing tools - Wikipedia Cloud-based testing tools - Wikipedia Software QA/Test resource Center Web Testing: Complete guide on testing web applications McAfee says: "We tested this page and blocked content that comes from potentially dangerous or suspicious sites. Allow this content only if you’re sure it comes from safe sites"-8/2013 WS-I - Web Services Interoperability Organization Software performance testing - Wikipedia Software testing - Wikipedia Web server benchmarking - Wikipedia

    TESTING TERMS - a subset of my acronym list

    ACT alpha test analysis of variance ASQ - American Society for Quality ASSERTION TESTING ATE AUT AUTOMATED TESTING Barge Test - A Barge Test is performed four times w/explosives - MIL-STD- 901D BCT - Backward Compatibility Testing benchmarks BFA - Bouncing Failure Analysis (BFA): The Unified FTA-FMEA Methodology. See BFA Best Practice bias Big Q BIRT Black Belt BLACK BOX TESTING Blink Test Blink comparator - wikipedia Businss Process Quality Management BVA - Boundary Value Analysis (testing) cause-effect graphing - A black-box testing method Chi Square Test CMM / CMMI COC - Cost of Conformance CONC - Cost of Non-Conformance COPQ - Cost of Poor Quality COQ - Cost of Quality CQG - Central Quality Group CSQE - Certified Software Quality Engineer Defect DFT - Design for Testability DIRT - Data IntegRity Test or Data Integrity and Recovery Test Dirty Testing DMAIC - Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control DPU - Defects per unit DRR - Deployment Readiness Review DVT - Design Verification Testing - intensive testing to ensure that the product meets all of its design specifications. Often called Verification and Validation (V&V) Testing. Dynamic Testing Entry Criteria EVT - Engineering Verification Testing Exploritory Testing - is simultaneous learning, test design, and testexecution. It is an approach to testing that emphasizes adaptability andinformation. Exit Criteria Fault Injection FMEA - failure modes and effects analysis. Failure mode and effects analysis - Wikipedia FMEA and FMECA Information FMECA - an extension of FMEA. Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis Mil-Std-1629A FMECA Standard FOA - First Office Application Free Form Testing full project life cycle Functional Testing - black-box testing Fuzz Testing - a subset of Mutation Testing Fuzzing Gating GLASS BOX TESTING GRAY BOX TESTING Green Belt HALT- Highly Accelerated Life Testing (IBM's ELF) HASS - Highly Accelerated Stress Screen (Shock and Vibe [vibration]) INTEGRATION TESTING Interface Tests Integration Test Plan IQ ISO IV & V - Independent Verification & Validation iWARP - Consortium is an industry-supported organization that works to provide a neutral test environment & industry accepted test methodologies JTAG - Joint Test Action Group, defines boundary scan test interface Load Stress Test LOAD TESTING MAT - Minimum Acceptance Test(s) METRICS Monkey Test - unit test that runs with no specific test MOP - Method of Procedure METHOD of PROCEDURE (MOP) - Cisco How to write a Method Of Procedure (MOP)? - Yahoo! Answers MOP - sbc.com - .DOC METHOD OF PROCEDURE - AT&T - PDF GENERAL METHOD OF PROCEDURE - EnerSys - Reserve Power - PDF Standard METHOD OF PROCEDURE - W3 Home Page - pdf Professional Services Consulting Method of Procedure (MOP) Mutation Testing NEGATIVE TEST NFR Testing NQA/USA - National Quality Assurance NSTL - National Software Testing Labs OQ ORT - Operational Readiness Testing PERFORMANCE TESTING POST - BIOS Power On Self Test PQ Prior Defect History Testing PVT - Product Verification Testing QA - Quality Assurance. QCA - Quality Cost Analysis QAE - Quality Assurance Engineer QCT - Quality Control Technology QFD - Quality Function Deployment QM - Quality Management QoS - Quality of Service QPR - Quality Problem Report QS - Quality Systems QS-9000 Quality Gap QSR - Quality Status Report Quality Target QVT - Quality Verification Testing RA - Regulatory Affairs REALITY TEST - As far as I am concerned, Reality Test = Sanity Test = Sanity Check = Smoke Test = Sniff Test are the same in most cases. Recovery Testing (same as Soak testing) Reengineering Refactoring - a structured method for altering code without altering the result, and making the code faster, slower and/or more robust. See and also recommended books Reference Testing REGRESSION TESTING Reliability Testing (same as Soak testing) Repetion Testing Robust Test SANITY TEST - A Sniff Test SDLC - systems development life cycle SMOKE TEST (Guidelines) Smoke Testing is a very light testing, usually on areas that have changed since the code/product was last examined, or after the first "assembly". If it passes the Smoke Test, it is worth being tested further. SNIFF TEST - a Reality Test to determine if the product/idea/venture works sufficently well to merit further testing. More info Soak testing - testing a system with a significant load extended over a significant period of time, to discover how the system behaves under sustained use. Also Known as RECOVERY Testing or RELIABILITY Testing - will the product recover to a sane state if subjected to abnormal input (or is the customer out-to-lunch)? SPC - Storage Performance Council SPEC - Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation Specification-based test SQA - Software Quality Assurance SQE - Software Quality Engineer State-based testing State Transition Testing Static testing Statistical testing STCC - Client Specific Test Case - WMS STCCS - Client/Server Specific test case - WMS STCS - Server Specific Test case - WMS STCG - General Test case - WMS STCU - Test Case for HLD [High Level Design]Use Case - WMS STLC - Software Testing Life Cycle STRESS TESTING Stress/Load/Volume test Structural Testing SWIT System testing Table Testing Test Bed TEST CASE Test Coverage Test Criteria Test Documentation Test Driver Test Harness Test Item Test Log TEST PLAN Test Procedure Test Status Test Stub TEST SUITES Test Tree Testability Testing Test Factors - WMS TQM - Total Quality Management TRR - Test Readiness Review TTCN UAT - User Acceptance Test User Acceptance Test. UAT also is called beta testing, end-user testing or application testing. It is a test usually performed by the customer, or at least in a simulated customer lab environment, using real world tests scenarios. Normally, if the product passes the UAT, and all deliverables are provided, the customer accepts the product. Acceptance testing - Wikipedia What is User Acceptance Testing? How to Create a User Acceptance Test - eHow.com User acceptance testing and test cases User acceptance test Definition from PC Magazine Encyclopedia UML - Unified Modeling Language UNIT TESTING UX - User Experience User Experience (UX) - Wikipedia UX Books - click here, then search for UX for additional books Validation Verification V&V Testing - Verification and Validation Testing WHITE BOX TESTING Work Cell

    TESTING URLs

    QAForums the Risks Digest Software QA/test Resource Center Software testing Hostlist ** Software Testing Online resources ** Testing Craft

    UML (click here)

    USE CASES

    Use Cases Fundamentals Use Cases - Wikipedia Cockburn's - Use cases, ten years later For Use Use Cases Tutorial - parlezuml Use Cases - PDF - processimpact UML Use Case Diagrams - PDF Introduction to UML 2 Use Case Diagrams V&V - Verification and Validation (V and V). XML Binary Characterization Use Cases Use Cases XML Query Use Cases Wolfram-Alpha - The Use Cases

    USE CASE TEMPLATES

    Basic use case template | Alistair.Cockburn.us Cockburn's Basic Use Case Template - konigi Free Use Case Templates in Microsoft Word format - technosolutions Use Case Template - docstoc Writing use cases for agile (Scrum) projects Use Case Template With Descriptions

    VTL Testing and General Information

    For the initial VTL test, the IT team chose the company's disaster recovery - NetApp How we tested VTLs - Network World ESG Lab Validation Report: SEPATON S2100-ES2 Virtual Tape Library Efficient Backup in the Data Center: The Role of VTL and Data De-duplication Analysis Leads Roche Diagnostics to Select FalconStor Anybody use compression with VTL's? - Symantec NetBackup Forum Backup Central Forums :: View topic - Cloning from VTL to Tape Disk-Based Backup Does Not Equate to VTL; Insights from Day 1 at Storage Decisions in Chicago The future of NAS backup VTL Becomes an Academic Issue - Information Lifecycle Management Different De-Dupe From NetApp for its VTLs

    WBS - Work Breakdown Structure

    Work breakdown structure - Wikipedia Work Breakdown Structure Template (WBS) - projectmanagementdocs WBS Chart Pro - Critical Tools Work Breakdown Structure - NetMBA

    XML Testing

    Testing XML Web Services (Basic) XML Schema Test Suite - W3 XML Testing Considerations - PDF What is XML Conformance Testing? XML Conformance Testing - Get XML Conformance Testing at SourceForge Testing your DTD XML Schema Validation - webreference.com High Performance XML Parsing Using Parallel Bit Stream Technology Security testing firm uncovers XML vulnerabilities XML Unit Testing with Groovy and XMLUnit InfoQ: Unit-Testing XML

    XMLunit

    XMLunit Project Website XMLunit - User's Guide

    TESTING RESOURCES, OTHER

    NEWS - QA/Testing

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    NEWSGROUPS

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    comp.risk describes/analyzes recent software failures comp.software.testing

    FORMAL TRAINING/CONFERENCES

    Internation Quality Week - sponsored by Software Research Inc. International Software Testing Conference (ISTC) Software Testing Analysis & Review (STAR) International Conference on Software Testing (ICSTEST)

    GUI TESTING

    Interface Hall of Shame UseIt - Web usability - Testing

    WHITE PAPERS - QA/Testing

    stay tuned

    Recommended Testing & Related BOOKS

    A subset of my Technical books

    May not be as up-to-date as David Woodsmall's Recommended Technical Books

    I own all of these books, except for those marked in some fashion such as: "**"

    I have examined and recommend ALL of these books

    Adolph, Steve & Paul Bramble ??? Patterns for Effective Use Cases AW $35 0-201-72184-8 Ahern, Dennis M., Aaron Clouse & Richard Turner CMMI Distilled. Second Edition AW $30 0-321-18613-3 Albir, Sinan Si Learning UML O'Reilly $35 0-596-00344-7 Andres, Andreu ^ Professional Pen Testing for Web Applications WROX $40 0-471-78966-6 Atria Clearcase User's Manual: Unix Edition Atria Software, Inc. Document # 4000-011-B Bar, Moshe & Karl Fogel Open Source development with CVS. THIRD EDITION Paraglyph Press $40 1-932111-81-6 Barth, Wolfgang #### NAGIOS. 2nd Edition No Starch $50 978-3-937514-46-8 Beck, Kent ** Test-Driven Development by Example AW $30 0-321-14653-0 Amazon Bergeron, Janick ** Writing Testbenches: Functional Verification of HDL Models Kluwer Academic Publishers $ 98 0-7923-7766-4 Birbeck, Mark et al ** Professional XML. Second Edition WROX $ 60 1-861-00505-9 Black, Rex Critical Testing Processes AW $50 0-201-74868-1 Boggs, Wendy & Michael Boggs UML With Rational Rose 2002 Sybex $69 2001096976 w/CD w/rational Rose examples, scripts Booch, Grady; James Rumbaugh and Ivar Jacobson ** The Unified Modeling Language User's Guide AW $ 49 0-201-57168-4 Bradlye, Tony et al ## PCI Compliance Sangress $60 978-1-59749-165-5 Burns, David ## Selenium 2 Testing Tools: Beginner's Guide Packt Publishing $45 ISBN-13: 978-1849518307 October 2012 Amazon Cameron, Don & Greg Regnier # The Virtual Interface Architecture Intel Press $38 0971288704 Amazon Carter, Dr. Everett F. Jr, et al Hack Proofing XML Syngress $50 1-931836-50-7 Chonoles, Michael Jesse & James A. Schardt UML 2 For Dummies Wiley $30 0-7645-2614-6 Chrissis, Mary beth et al ^ CMMI. SECOND EDITION (CMMI version 1.2) AW $70 0-321-27967-0 [This seems to be mostly an excellent high-level overview/introduction to CMMI, but does not tell you how to implement CMMI. More geared to someone new to CMMI]. Coad, Peter, Eric Lefebvre & Jeff DeLuca JAVA Modeling Color with UML PTR/PH $50 w/CD 0-13-011510-X Cockburn, Alistair Writing Effective USE Cases. AW $ 37 0-201-702258 Dustin, E. L. Friede at al Automated Software Testing: Introducing Management and Performance. (for automated testing) AW $ 48 w/CD 0-201-43287-0 www.autotestco.com - the authors' site Dustin, E. L. Friede; Thom Garrett & Bernie Gauf Implementing Automated Software Testing AW $ 50 0-321-58051-6 Duvall, Paul M. Continuous Iteration AW $45 0-321-33638-0 Amazon Fewster, Mark & Dorothy Graham Software Test Automation AW $45 0-201-331140-3 Frame Using FrameBuilder: X Window System Frame Technology Corporation p/n 41-02977-00 Goodwin, Kim Designing for the Digital Age: How to Create Human-Centered Products and Services Wiley $70 978-0-470-22910-1 Grady, Robert B Practical Software Metrics For Project Management And Process Improvement Prentice Hall PTR $ 64 0137203845 Amazon Gray, Lewis Guidebook to IEEE/EIA 12207 Software Life Cycle Processes IEEE press $ 80 09719895-0-8 IEEE ISO Information Hall, Elaine M. Managing Risk AW $ 60 0-201-25592-8 Hamill, Paul Unit Test Frameworks O'Reilly $ 30 w/CD w/JUnit, CppUnit, NUnit, XMLUnit, PYUnit 0-596-00689-6 Hetzel, Bill The Complete Guide to Software Testing. 2nd edition Wiley $ 80 0-471-56567-9 Hollabaugh, Craig Embedded Linux: Hardware, Software and Interfacing AW $ 50 0-672-32226-9 Holzner, Steven @ SAMS Teach Yourself XML in 21 Days SAMS $40 c2004 0-672-32576-4 Hope, Paco & Ben Walther ## Web Security Testing Cookbook O'Reilly $40 978-0-596-51483-9 Jain, Raj The Art of Computer Systems Performance Analysis. Wiley $ 95 0-471-50336-3 Jarvis, Alka & Vern Crandall Inroads to Software Testing PH $45 w/floppy 0-13-238403-5 Josephsen, David #### Building a Monitoring Infrastructure with Nagios InformIT (PH) $40 0132236931 Amazon Kan, Stephen H. @@ Metrics and Models in Software Quality Engineering. 2nd Edition AW $ 65 0-201-72915-6 (lots of probability & statistics) Kaner, Cem, Jack Falk & Hung Quoc Nguyen Lessons Learned in Software Testing: a Context-Driven Approach Wiley $ 40 0-471-08112-4 Kaner, Cem, Jack Falk & Hung Quoc Nguyen Testing Computer Software. 2nd edition Wiley 1999 $35 0-471-35846-0 Karplak, Dale Walter Software Engineering Risk Managment IEEE 0-8186-7194-7 IEEE ISO Information Kit, Edward Software testing in the real World AW 87756 1995 0-201-87756-2 Kulak, Daryl & Eamonn Guincy Use cases: Requirements in Context. 2nd Edition AW $40 0-321-15498-3 Kulpa, Margaret K. & Kent A. Johnson Interpreting the CMMI: A Process Improvement Approach Auerbach $ 70 w/froms on CD 0-8493-1654-5 Larman, Craig Applying UML and Patterns PH $45 0-13748880-7 Long, Johnny et al Penetration Tester's Open Source Toolkit Syngress $60 w/CD 1-59749-021-0 McDonald, Marc Robert Musson and Ross Smith Practical Guide to Defect Prevention Microsoft Press $45 See also; Defect Tracking Massol, Vincent JUnit in Action [Java testing] Manning $40 1-930110-99-5 Microsoft Press The GUI Guide: International Terminology for the Windows Interface. Microsoft Press w/3 1/2" disk $30 -- See also: Interface Design Microsoft Windows Interface Guidelines for Software Design Microsoft press 30 1055615-679-0 Miles, Greg at al Security Assessment: Case Studies for Implementing the NSA IAM Syngress $70 1-932266-96-8 Molkentin, Daniel The Book of Qt 4 No Starch Press $55 987-3-937514-12-3 Moore, James W. Software Engineering Standards: User's Road Map IEEE Computer Society $ 42 0-8186-8008-3 Morimoto, Rand & Jeff Guillet Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Unleashed SAMS $40 0-672-33028-8 Meyers, Glenford J. Software Reliability: Principles and Practice Wiley 0-471-62765-8 Microsoft Windows Interface Guidelines for Software Design Microsoft press 30 1055615-679-0 Miles, Russ & Kim Hamilton # Learning UML 2.0 O'Reilly $45 0-596-00982-8 Molkentin, Daniel The Book of Qt 4 No Starch Press $55 987-3-937514-12-3 Moore, James W. Software Engineering Standards: User's Road Map IEEE Computer Society $ 42 0-8186-8008-3 See also: CMM / CMMI See also: CPI See also: ISO Murphy, David J ** Managing Software Development with Trac and Subversion Packt Publishing $30 ($20.39 for the eBook) ISBN 1847191665 Nguyen, Hung Testing Applications on the Web. SECOND EDITION Wiley $45 0-471-20100-6 Nygard, Michael Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software (Pragmatic Programmers) Pragmatic Bookshelf $35 0978739213 Amazon Orebaugh, Angela D. et al Ethereal Packet Sniffing Syngress $ 50 w/CD 1-932266-82-8 [Ethereal is now called WireShark] Patterson, David A. & John L. Hennessy Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface - Fourth Edition Morgan Kaufmann $90 0123744938 Amazon Computer Architecture / Processors Patton, Don Software Testing SAMS $ 40 0-672-31983-7 Perry, William E. Effective Methods for Software Testing. SECOND EDITION Wiley $ 65 0-471-35418-X Persse, James Process Improvement Essentials: CMMI, Six Sigma, and ISO 9001 O'Reilly Media $ 45 978-0596102173 Amazon Pilato, C. Michael et al Version Control with Subversion. SECOND EDITION O'Reilly $40 978-0-596-51033-6 Pilone, Dan UML 2.0 in a Nutshell O'Reilly $35 0-596-00795-7 Quarterman, John S. ^ Risk Management Solutions for SARBANES-OXLEY Section 104 Wiley $50 0-7645-9839-2 Robson, George D Continuous Process Improvement Free Press $ 978-0029266458 Amazon Saffer, Dan Designing Gestural Interfaces O'Reilly $50 978-0-596-51839-4 See also: Interface Design Sage PVCS Fundamentals Sage Software Sargent, Murray III and Richard L. Shoemaker Interfacing Microcomputers to the Real World AW 0-201-07773-6 Schmidt, Friedhelm The SCSI Bus and IDE Interface: Protocols, Applications and Programming AW 35 W/DISK 0-201-42284-0 Doesn't cover Enhanced IDE ???? See also: Interface Design Schmidt, Michael E. 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