Testing in the Cloud

Oct 19 2010 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Oh, so you know what Cloud Computing is – great! However, did you also know that the benefits of Cloud Computing can be enormous; but so can the costs! Do you know what the “real-world” implementations of Cloud Computing are? What are the challenges therein? You may know what “Cloud Computing” is, by definition. But how would you test in that vast, ever-changing, shared environment? QA needs to know how to plan for, design, and test within this new, challenging environment.

This presentation will answer these questions and discuss how to strategize your testing for the Cloud. It also covers:

What are the fundamentals of testing in the Cloud?
What are the characteristics that need to be tested?
How would you conduct application functional testing, performance testing, and security testing, in the Cloud? 
This presentation provides real-world examples and best practices for each of the testing activities.

Our Speaker

Paul Trompeter has a broad range of experience in the computer industry at a variety of companies including Litton, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard (Tandem Computers), Network Appliance, SDT, WellPoint, Technicolor, GDI InfoTech, and Headstrong. Prior to moving into quality and testing, he held positions as a development programmer and manager, a project manager, and a program manager. For the last twenty years, however, Paul has been directing enterprise-wide and global quality and testing efforts spanning many industries including aerospace, manufacturing, entertainment, financial, and healthcare. Paul holds degrees in math, technology management, and organizational change. He has published journal articles and has participated in pre-publication reviews for several books.