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How to involve QA with the Infrastructure Department [closed]

A software company delivers software and hosts the solution on their own servers. Once, a faulty hardware caused delays, random reboots, service downtime and client disappointment. The backup servers ...
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Most prudent method of creating a QA CentOS server?

I'm trying to create a physically separate QA server of an existing install of CentOS, which has various software installed. It also has several files and configurations that I need to preserve. ...
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What are the popular production software deployment systems?

I am curious to know what are the popular production deployment system i.e. popular ways in which things are moved from test/qa sandbox and final releases are pushed into production available to be ...
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Capture Outgoing Email to One Mailbox or Account on Linux

I am looking to see if anything exists that would allow us to capture all outgoing email on a machine -- for example, in a staging environment -- and drop it in a single place, which ideally would be ...
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Why DEV environment is associated with more than one QA environments?

I worked as QA intern during my summer, i have a question when i used to run tests for product build. I used to find 3 QA environments associated with one Dev environment? For instance: Dev has 1 ...
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Interview Question: Virtualization and software quality assurance

How do you automate (in testing) the process of making your system fail and recover from the failure, and also you must make sure time stamp is maintained each time the system recovers? I was asked ...
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Setup Postfix as a fake server similar to Neptune and Papercut

I would like to configure Postfix in out dev and stage environment to only save the emails like Papercut and Neptune? It's very important that the actual emails are not sent but only saved, to be ...
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Pre-built images deployed directly onto machines without Virtualization

I'm looking into a solution for our QA department that allows them to create a set of operating system images and deploy them to multiple machines from a central server without using virtualization. ...
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How to: mirror a staging server from a production server

We want to mirror our current production app server (Oracle Application Server) onto our staging server. As it stands right now, various things are out of sync, and what may work in testing/QA can ...
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How do I copy a SQL Server 2005 Database?

In my environment I need to copy a database from one server to another. Usually a QA machine to my local box. I do not have access to QA machine. I can connect to the database, but not RDP into the ...