Chapter 3. Moving to the Cloud: The Evolution of TiP, Continuous Regression Testing in Production

Ken JohnstonFelix Deschamps

Ken Johnston and Felix Deschamps from Microsoft describe how they moved from product-based to service-based automated testing by implementing the automation in the cloud. Testing of Microsoft Exchange servers was already extensively automated, and much of the existing automation was reusable. Testing in production seems a foreign concept to most testers, but this chapter explains why it was necessary and beneficial to move to continuous monitoring and contains useful tips for anyone considering a similar move. This experience takes place in the United States, over 3 years, and unsurprisingly, Microsoft tools were used. ...

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