February 28, 2013
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Test Competition Frequently Asked Questions

It hasn’t been easy to organize our first test competition. We’ve had to look for collaboration tools, make sure they scale, plan the scoring, find a way to record the bugs, figure out what to test … We have also had five registered teams, and, in that time, […]
February 14, 2013
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Test Competition Update

It has been two weeks since we announced the details and how to register for the NRGGlobal test competition.  Since that time, we’ve had three teams register. No, I’m not worried, here’s why: At the same time I am organizing this, I am also co-chair of the test and […]
December 31, 2012
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Yugo Testing

Recently, I was invited to observe a colleague’s monthly stress test exercise. There is a large room filled with mangers and technicians, experts in various aspects of the system, general network specialists, application specialists, customer support representatives and a collection of people with backgrounds in various aspects of […]
October 10, 2012
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Understanding the difference between total users and concurrent users.

Many of our clients have enterprise applications that are accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Their applications may be accessed remotely from all over the world.  In such cases, total users could number in the thousands. When configuring a test plan for our clients we […]