STAREAST 2020 - Testing In Production | TechWell

STAREAST Virtual+ 2020 - Testing In Production

Wednesday, May 6

Robert_Ross
Curtail Inc
W8

QA in the DevOps Age: Testing Software Updates with Production Traffic

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

With the advent of the DevOps model, testing and development cycles are faster than ever before. In an environment of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD), developers make changes to the code that trigger a pipeline of automated tests. But the problem is that these automated tests are only looking for specific issues; they can’t detect everything that could possibly go wrong. And that means that bugs and problems in the code can be pushed live without the required testing, resulting in network downtime, lost revenue, and frustrated end-users. Conducting side-by-...

Thursday, May 7

Talia_Nassi
Split Software
T4

Testing in Production

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:45am to 10:45am

How do you know your feature is working perfectly in production? If something breaks in production, how will you know? Will you wait for a user to report it to you? What do you do when your staging test results do not reflect current production behavior? If you want to test proactively as opposed to reactively, try testing in production! By testing in production, you have increased accuracy of test results, your tests will run faster due to elimination of mocks and bad data, and you will have higher confidence before releases. You can accomplish this through feature flagging, continuous...