In the software community, the emergence of AI has stoked thoughts of both possibility and concern about its impact. For software testers, the critical questions swirling around AI are: “What is the future of testing in a world of AI? Will testers become obsolete?” Coveros CEO Jeff Payne talked with testing and AI expert and CEO of TestersAI, Jason Arbon, to find out what the emergence of AI means for the testing and software community.
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Don’t Let Load Testing Lead You Astray[article]
While traditional, "closed system" models might seem familiar, they miss the unpredictable nature of real user arrivals. This article highlights how open system models, which mimic real-world user behavior, expose performance bottlenecks at high load that closed models can't catch. Remember, arrival rates, not virtual user counts, are the key to unlocking accurate load testing results.
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Testing Kubernetes Clusters: A Practical Guide[article]
Thorough testing of Kubernetes clusters is critical for any organization that values high-quality application delivery, resilience, and security. An untested Kubernetes cluster represents major risks for your organization. Therefore, a comprehensive Kubernetes testing strategy is not just good practice—it's essential for the success of your IT and development projects.
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Real-Time Data Streaming Using Kafka[article]
Kafka testing emerges as a linchpin in the construction of robust, reliable data streaming applications. Whether you’re scrutinizing producers, consumers, or the entire data conduit, the bedrock of a well-structured testing strategy proves instrumental in ensuring the optimal performance of your Kafka-driven system in production.
December 19, 2023
AI/ML Testing and Your Test Future (Part 2)[article]
AI, AI, AI—it is everywhere. We all read this in the news, see it in politics, in our web traffic, and now it’s coming to our tools. Interestingly, testing has been identified as one of the most essential areas for AI as well as for the safety of the public. This article considers references to start you on your AI test journey, "classic AI" problem areas, and identifies possible concepts to use when testing AI. As usual, it comes down to a willingness to learn new things or apply historical ideas to advance your test career.
December 11, 2023
Generative AI—Is It the Catalyst for Evolution in Test Automation?[article]
Generative AI is changing testing practices by automating the creation of test cases, adapting to software changes and improving test efficiency. This highlights the growing importance of artificial intelligence in improving test coverage and accuracy, making test automation even more adaptive and intelligent. It has the potential to change the way software is tested, ultimately leading to higher-quality software products.
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