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Cloud Application Testing

Testing Cloud Applications


As with any type of software, testing is an essential aspect of ensuring quality and performance. Testing a cloud application is similar to testing a web application. However, you do need test cases for the following additional cloud features:

  • Dynamic scaling 
  • Automated provisioning
  • Device synchronization

Generally, cloud applications are tested using cloud resources. These resources can include hardware, software and infrastructure in the cloud, providing an end-to-end solution. By leveraging a cloud testing solution, QA organizations can shorten provisioning time since services and testing environments can be spun up and torn down as needed.

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