Basics of Big Data Performance Benchmarking

This blog introduces the need for specialized tools for benchmarking Big Data products. Different tools and methods were introduced. We will continue this blog series and add specific test commands with Lab setup. We understand the need to also present our performance results for common benefit of the Big Data community. Our present study does reveal gaps
Basics of Big Data Performance Benchmarking
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How to Perform Hardware and Firmware Testing of Storage Box

In this blog will discuss about how to do the Hardware and firmware testing, techniques used, then the scope of testing for both. To speed up your testing you can use tools mentioned end of this blog, all those tools are available on internet. Knowing about the Hardware/Firmware and how to test all these will help you for upgrade testing of a product which involve firmware
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iSCSI Session, iSCSI Login and Connection Between Its Initiator and Target

This blog discusses iSCSI session, iSCSI login and the components required for a connection between iSCSI initiator and iSCSI target in detail. The previous blog from this series introduced the basics of iSCSI protocol. The group of TCP connections that link an initiator with a target form an iSCSI session. The purpose of the iSCSI login is to enable
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Computex 2017: Where Technology Innovations Converge

Computex 2017 will be held from May 30th to June 3rd in Taipie, Taiwan. Computex is one of the biggest B2B IoT events and it is gradually evolving into a global startup platform. Over the years, Computex has established itself as a building block for Global Technology Ecosystems. The main focus of the event is Artificial Intelligence, which includes Robotics, Gaming,
Computex 2017: Where Technology Innovations Converge
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Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) Test Automation Using Cucumber

Behavior-driven development (BDD) is a software development process that has come out of the software engineering methodology of test-driven development (TDD). BDD (behavior-driven development) is largely facilitated through the use of a simple domain-specific language (DSL) using natural language constructs (e.g., English-like sentences)
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Importance of Automation in QA Ecosystem for Rapid Product Release Cycle

Every product should go through quality assurance or testing, before going to market, to make sure that the product is developed as per expectations. This involves various testing phases such as build testing, smoke/sanity testing, feature testing, regression testing and sometimes products need to go through performance testing as well. All these phases help
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Challenges in Testing Enterprise Network Attached Storage (NAS) Products

Unstructured data is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 60% over the next few years. Enterprises are seeking effective ways to manage this unstructured data and exploit value out of it. High-end Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions are trying to address these daunting challenges through hardware acceleration and
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Key Test Automation Trends for 2017

2016 saw some key trends emerging in the testing and validation domain. There were several advancements in this field which led to companies embracing agile testing methodologies and various other test automation techniques. I have attempted to capture some of the test automation trends which had an impact on the industry in 2016
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NFV Landscape – An Overview

Before we move ahead let’s get an understanding about Network Function Virtualization (NFV). What is Network Function Virtualization (NFV)?A basic definition of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) states that it is a type of network architecture that virtualizes different network node functions into building blocks which may
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Storage Industry 2015 – A Holistic View

Storage industry funding: A report from IDC states that the External Storage Market Witnessed a Significant Year-on-Year Growth (16 percent) due to Increased Spending across Verticals in Q3 2015. The enterprise storage industry has been witnessing an uprise in the...
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