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Bug Triage Meeting – Severity & Priority
"Triage" is a medical term. It refers to dividing wounded or sick people into three categories: those who will die no matter what you do, those who will recover even if unaided, and those who will recover only if aided. In a situation where there's too much to do, you must concentrate on the third group. Bug Triage Meetings (sometimes called Bug Councils) are project meetings in which open bugs are divided into categories. The most important distinction is between bugs that will not be fixed in ......

Posted On Friday, August 20, 2004 3:02 AM | Filed Under [ Software Testing Testing/QA-FAQ ]

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 ]

Glossary of Software Testing/QA Terms
Source: The following definitions are taken from GLOSSARY OF COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TERMINOLOGY audit. (1) (IEEE) An independent examination of a work product or set of work products to assess compliance with specifications, standards, contractual agreements, or other criteria. See: functional configuration audit, physical configuration audit. (2) (ANSI) To conduct an independent review and examination of system records and activities in order to test the adequacy and effectiveness ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 2, 2004 4:55 AM | Filed Under [ Quality Software Testing CSTE Testing/QA-FAQ ]

Effective Performance Testing

Here is a great place for Performance Testing


Posted On Monday, May 17, 2004 9:17 PM | Comments (7) | Filed Under [ Testing/QA-FAQ ]

Software QA/Testing - Glossary and Technical FAQs


It is a great place for Software QA/Testing FAQ.  Great work Rob

Posted On Thursday, November 20, 2003 4:42 AM | Filed Under [ Testing/QA-FAQ ]

Three Questions About Each Bug You Find
1. Is this mistake somewhere else also?

2. What next bug is hidden behind this one?

3. What should I do to prevent bugs like this?

Posted On Tuesday, November 4, 2003 1:54 AM | Filed Under [ Software Testing Testing/QA-FAQ ]

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