How we resolved stuck DB transactions in SQL Server (2014) Rafi Daskalo Upon encountering stuck transactions in the SQL server (2014) DB, we had to
Deciding to Outsource development? Here’s Your Decision-Making Matrix. Ameen Abu Leil is VP of Galil Software R&D business unit. He builds development groups for
Amir Najjar Automation Developers are often too familiar with what they consider, the annoying maintenance effort, which needs to be done on a regular basis,
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DevOps – a set of best practices to enable software delivery teams to consistently deliver high quality software at speed. Here’s why learning is key to a true DevOps adoption>>>
Why security cannot exist within DevOps without keys and certificates and insights on how the speed of DevOps raises the issue of trust
The goal of DevOps is to increase agility by enabling incremental releases of code in an almost continual delivery cycle, breaking away from the ‘old way’ of releasing large code updates on an annual or bi-annual basis.
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DevOps can lead to greater developer productivity, higher operational efficiency, and improved user experience. But the journey toward DevOps is not easy. Here are 10 ideas to get you started on the right path…
DevOps software delivery and the gig or on-demand economy share key similarities that help explain how DevOps programmers and freelance workers will change the channel…
This brief summary outlines recent thoughts about DevOps, Continuous Delivery and the process of developing embedded devices…
Analysis: Lars Herrmann, GM, Integrated Solutions at Red Hat, dispels some misconceptions about containers…
The nature of DevOps development approaches eases, invites, cries out for secure coding practices.
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“If your time to you is worth savin’; then you better start swimmin’; or you’ll sink like a stone; for the times they are a-changin’.” Perhaps no truer words have ever been sung (Bob Dylan of course) – and here’s how they apply to the ever-expanding world of Continuous Delivery…
Continuous feedback is fundamental when it comes to continuous delivery in DevOps. Find out why it’s a best practice for enterprises.
“Be agile; release early; release often.” We know the drill. But is it strategically wise to keep rolling out features often?
This is a great read on what DevOps can bring to the table – to be blunt, practicing DevOps as a philosophy gets you the latest, actionable answers to fundamental business questions >>>
The irony of becoming a digital business is technology leaders need to be more than technology leaders.
In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the three underlying principles of DevOps created by entrepreneur and IT operations extraordinaire, Gene Kim.
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Need for software development automation predicted to significantly drive the demand for DevOps platforms
According to the latest research study released by Technavio, the global DevOps market is expected to grow at a CAGR of about 19% until 2020..
My encounters with commercial clients in the DevOps space have been exciting, curious, political, and challenging…
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If you read IT blogs regularly, you would assume DevOps is already the status quo, that everyone has ‘crossed the chasm’, and are practicing continuous delivery on a daily basis.
DevOps’ constant deluge of new functionality undeniably creates a torrential disruption to traditional testing.
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We recently visited with CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey to discuss the growth of continuous delivery…
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Close to one-third of developers say they are now required to issue releases multiple times a day, new survey shows.
DevOps extends beyond infrastructure automation to encompass people, governance, and process
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TechNavio looks at four major trends in software testing — including cloud-based testing and mobile apps, plus more test news. From RCR Wireless.
Google has released a new open source test automation tool for iOS called EarlGrey. EarlGrey is a native iOS UI automation test framework that enables you to write clear, concise tests.
The author explains the ROI of implementing automated testing in your software development pipeline.
I was working at a financial services software company in the early days of User Interface automation frameworks.
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Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) ? According to Dan North, the creator of BDD frameworks like JBehave and RBehave : BDD is a second-generation, outside-in, pull-based, multiple-stakeholder, multiple-scale, high-automation, agile methodology.
Continuous Delivery means more than just containers and microservices
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd estimates that in 10 years, all enterprise development and testing of IT systems—so-called dev-test—will be done using cloud-based platforms, infrastructure, and software.
Continuous Delivery is the pipeline for delivering code faster with higher quality. DevOps describes the teams, culture and related processes to support that pipeline
This article points 4 top things for cloud testing technology, what questions to ask from cloud vendor and how to get in started with the best technologies.
To advance the digital business agenda, QA organizations must break loose from their traditional bug testing shackles and embrace frictionless, full-lifecycle automation and a continuous delivery approach.
We’ve asked luminaries and thought leaders in the software development space to look around and tell us what they expect from the field this year
NSF is funding the Science of Deep Specification to help tackle software bugs
Looking back at 2015, this past year saw significant changes in the software industry. Check out our predictions for DevOps in the coming year, and understand how the industry plans to “build better software faster.”
Your company’s ability to effectively orchestrate, manage, and produce a cohesive and competent development team will have large implications for its success or failure.
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Automated acceptance testing is hard. I’ve been doing it for over 10 years and it can still be a struggle! There’s at least 500 things you shouldn’t do.
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Is the role of the QA dead?
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Ville-Veikko Helppi focuses on different aspects of mobile test automation, shows a sample use case and provides a downloadable example to get you started.
For some, the term DevOps is already old hat. The word encompasses many ideals that have been espoused in software development for years, coupled with new ones.
App testing and analytics specialist Perfecto Mobile introduced a new tool designed to provide more real-world UX scenarios to development teams testing and fine-tuning their apps.
From the guys at SiliconANGLE, here are FIVE software testing misconceptions – what do YOU think?
SanDisk, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of flash memory solutions, have teamed up with Galil Software to open a new, dedicated development center in
A cloud data center is supposed to scale sky-high — but few know the actual capacity. How many virtual machines can it host, and how will the cloud perform as CPU, storage, networking and I/O utilization climb higher and higher?
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Claims the speed of digital transformation and short life-cycles of device and services causing it
With the release of iOS 9 and new devices, mobile app dev/testers should be on high alert. There are going to be implications for new and existing apps in the market — whether they are B2B or B2C apps.
What does the software tester of the future look like? Not like today’s tester. Get ready for a new role in tomorrow’s software development team.
As websites and respective applications become more complex, it’s critical to test them as good as possible in order……
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The pace of business has continued to increase. Phrases such as “IT department struggle” are slowly being replaced with more modern phrases like “app gap”, as people look to explain why they are unable to get the apps they want on their devices.
Mobile app development is not easy by any means, but there are a few solvable pain points.
In this presentation we explain how we use Watir, Ruby, Cumcumber and other supporting technologies to allow end to end testing in MyHheritage.
Another quarter, another round a rapid changes in the mobile market. For organizations striving for mobile app quality, this question lingers in a shifting market: On which devices and operating systems should we test our apps against?
Google Cloud Platform users often have to maintain scripts to manage the creation of multiple cloud platform resources such as instances, disks and networking. Creating repeatable and consistent configuration across projects was not an easy task.
Continuous Testing (CT) for DevOps environments requires a sophisticated view of test automation to .
The mobile experience has transformed end-user expectations for good. If an app crashes or acts buggy more than twice, the abandonment rate for that app i
The cloud provides enterprises the ability to mutually distribute and use resources from anywhere, at any time.
You may well have sweated blood planning and designing your product to get it to the level where it’s prime for development. Or perhaps you’ve
The guys at Tellurium, who provide Web-based automated testing services, recently conducted a survey on the current state of Selenium in 2015, and the results were very
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So I’ve built my automation framework, developed my tests and ran them. What now? How do I analyze the results? To me, there are two
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If you’re thinking “Legacy software maintenance – ARRRGGHHH!”, this article might just get you smiling again…
When you quietly utter the words “legacy software” to some senior managers, don’t be surprised if you see them suddenly wipe away beads of perspiration…
See on Scoop.it – QA Automation News Channel The Google Test Automation Conference (GTAC) is an annual test automation conference hosted by Google. It brings
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This is an excellent post about the seemingly magic powers of the new industry leader – automated testing. It was originally written by Ilan Malyanker, who
In these times of trouble (in Israel things are a little “tense” to say the least), there’s nothing quite like a good Dilbert cartoon, especially
See on Scoop.it – QA Automation News Channel The need for speed: How can you release games or apps faster? DeveloperTech It is always faster,
It’s a question we often get asked, and hey, perfectly legitimate for directors and less-tech savvy managers to ask their dev team. With all the
What exactly is Continuous Integration and Continuous Testing – and why should I bother with either of them?
Here at Galil Software, we’re widely acknowledged in the QA industry for our testing skills. And those skills include, of course, extensive experience in both continuous
We enjoyed this great presentation on Slideshare about the Best Practices for really hitting home with your mobile test automation. Hope you enjoy it as
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OK, so your organization is thinking of implementing Agile and QA Automation (Gawd bless them!). Start getting excited because it IS the right move; we
See on Scoop.it – QA Automation News Channel It still hasn’t been around that long, but Continuous Integration (CI) is already considered a ‘Best Practice’