Systematic Ways of Testing Oracle Database for Memory, Space and CPU Processing

This post shall be the second part of the Oracle Database Testing series. The first part 1 can be found here.

In the first part we have defined the term “database”, the reasons for Oracle being a pioneered database system, the intent behind testing a database and methods of testing it.

In this post we shall discuss more on systematic ways of testing the database with respect to Memory, Space and CPU processing. In next and the final part of the series, we shall continue our focus on testing with Oracle Real Application Testing Continue reading →

How to Test Oracle Database

Oracle Database Testing – This shall be one of the 3 parts of Oracle Database testing series. We will cover following 3 parts in this database testing series:

#1) Introduction to Oracle Database Testing
#2) Testing the database with respect to Memory, Space and CPU processing
#3) Real Database Application Testing

Let’s start with the Introduction to Oracle Database Testing:
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What is Integration Testing and How It is Performed?


We have studied about various Software developments lifecycle models. All the SDLC models have Integration testing as one of the layers. In my opinion, Integration testing is actually a “level” of testing rather than a “Type” of testing.

Many a time we feel that Integration testing involves writing code snippets to test the integrated modules, so it is basically a white box testing technique. This is not fully wrong, but I feel the concept of Integration testing can be applied in Black box technique too.

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WebLOAD Review – Getting Started with WebLOAD Load Testing Tool

Today, we’ll be reviewing WebLOAD – a powerful yet easy to use Load testing tool. This is a quick review to evaluate the most important features and ease of use.

WebLOAD is a load testing tool that’s been around for quite a few years. It’s currently at version 10.1, which is a good time to take a closer look at what it has to offer.  Continue reading →

What is Negative Testing and How to Write Negative Test Cases?

Having the most optimal product quality is the primary goal of the test organizations.

With the help of an efficient quality assurance process, test teams attempt to find maximum defects during their testing, thereby ensuring that the client or the end user consuming the product does not see any abnormalities with respect to its functioning in their own computing environment. Continue reading →

5 Things a Beginner Developer (and Tester) Should Know About Software Testing

Whole conference room went silent and after waiting for couple of minutes, I could not keep patience and had to repeat my question:

Who would like to join testing team?

We had 20 trainees on board and they were being trained on different aspects of software projects. Leads and managers from different departments like business analysis, development, testing, and sales held meetings with those Continue reading →