Hungarian Software Testing Forum5th annual international conference BudapestNovember 18-19, 2015

Tauhida Parveen, PhD

Keiser University, USA

Tauhida Parveen, PhD photo

Dr. Parveen is currently the University Department Chair of Software Engineering at Keiser University in Melbourne, FL. She is also an independent consultant and trainer working in software testing and cloud computing. She completed her PhD in Computer Science from the Florida Institute of Technology and her MBA from University of Central Florida. Dr. Parveen is an ISTQB (International Software Testing and Qualification Board) certified tester and instructor at Foundation, Agile and Management levels. She also serves as a member on the Board of Directors of the American Software Testing Qualification Board (ASTQB). She partners with organizations such as Rice Consulting Services and SQE to offer corporate training in topics such as “ISTQB Certification Foundation, Agile, and Test Manager Levels”, “Unit Testing in C++ Using Google Testing Framework”, “Testing in the Cloud”, and “Introduction to Big Data and Hadoop”. Dr. Parveen has over 10 years of experience as an instructor, as a corporate trainer, and as a faculty member. She has industrial experience with companies such as SAP, Yahoo!, Sabre, and Progressive and Millennium Engineering and Integration Company. Dr. Parveen is a published author and experience speaker. She is the co-editor of the book Software Testing in the Cloud: Perspectives on an Emerging Discipline (IGI Global, 2012), and co-author of the book Software Testing in the Cloud: Migration & Execution (Spring, 2012).

About the Keynote Presentation

Software Testing in the Cloud

Cloud computing is here and it’s changing the way we test software. Cloud-based testing offers lower cost, flexible, scalable, on-demand, pay-per-use infrastructure services. Tauhida Parveen describes the concept of cloud-based testing, its scope, distinct requirements, benefits, and drawbacks. She explains how cloud-based testing brings a new perspective to certain traditional testing activities, including instantly creating and dismantling testing environments, and the ability to mimic production environments early in the testing cycle. She also talks about the cost and effort of provisioning such dynamic test environments by testers. She describes how one can engineer scalable environments to perform load, stress, and performance testing, in addition to compatibility, cross-browser, and cross- platform testing using the cloud. She also describes some of the tools and technologies (e.g., Amazon cloud services, SOA, web services, and testing-as-a-service) that are now available to aid in cloud- based testing. Take back the tips and guidance that you can share with your testing team and prepare them for the next generation of software testing.

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