Yesterday while reading Technology News…Come across this article
“A secret payment made to Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) by software supplier CA Technologies has fuelled controversy over the investigation into the IT failure that hit RBS customers in June 2012 and highlights a lack of transparency in an industry critical to the UK economy.”
More at http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240235306/Should-RBS-and-CA-Technologies-reveal-details-of-secret-payment
1. Tough to do extensive testing from developer prospective based on given time lines. If it is mission critical systems, please see point 2.
2. QA should do parallel production for 6 months similar to other Financial Institutions.
i.e Production data is piped to existing and staging, monitor staging for issues before rolling out to production.
3. Failed Disaster Recovery process
4. Failed to speed up recovery process
5. Damage control is not effective
6. Need to take care of hackers, who is trying to cheat customers
7. Should pay penalty to customers for their sufferings. Next time update agreements accordingly and educate customers on the risk of using computers. (This is too much, but tough to pay to all at the same time.)
8. Media management / public relations is not well managed.
9. This issue is specific to environment and other software customers are not involved.
Useful information about boxes and Container
How to pack items in container?
Types of Moving Boxes
Different types of Flutes in Boxes
All about boxes
Paper Interlocking Packing Pieces
Do more research and pack your stuff.
Expandos – Kid Tested
We can get more materials free from near by furniture stores.
Heavy Duty Boxes from Homedepot
Snap on tie downs
On Sunday, the Muscle Energy Enviro Mission (MEEM) machine was showcased in the city amidst farmer leaders and public representatives from across the State. The simple machine, developed by Battula Jagadish of Maddox Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, generates power within minutes as a result of the mechanical energy provided by the moving bullocks.
It is also applicable in teams.
Instead of giving tasks, it is better to find the talent and assign tasks based on interest. Otherwise inspire the team members to do the tasks.
Many management people think and act that employer/employee, Manager/team relationship is like Master/Slave.
Applying Carrot/Stick technique won’t bring quality in work.
Irrespective of projects for rest of the life we need to
-Validate data in UI
-Need to define respective data types in code
-Need to design DB Columns
Never assume that business name is 25 char length.
Also search for standards.
A Common Schema for the Internet White Pages Service:
For more information please refer http://www.rfc-base.org/
Jenkins is an open source continuous integration tool written in Java. The project was forked from Hudson after a dispute withOracle.
Important features for large Projects
Setting up Master / Slave:
Many of us think that Jenkins is only for Build. But it can do anything by triggering scripts with parameters.
Build With Parameters Plugin:
- build required branch
– deploy to given server
– build for given Profile
– restart Tomcat
– take backups
– run regression tests’
– run puppet
– run liquibase changes
– no limit on what we can to with this plugin
This type of customization gives control to Engineering teams / QA teams to build and deploy on demand basis without any support from deployment team.
How Jenkins Builds the Netflix Global Streaming
Self service build and deployment at Netflix (Agile 2013)
Conclusion: Jenkins is good free knife. After utilizing all its plugins to their maximum potential, we can see that Jenkins is a Swiss Knife.
Other tools licenses are costly and Jenkins will live long with open source contributions.
This is generic dashboard for all test engineers
Missing Test Cases for Stories
project = project1 AND issuetype = Story AND issueFunction not in linkedIssuesOf(“issuetype = Test”, “Also See….”) AND createdDate >= -30d AND reporter = currentUser()
Note: Giving 30 days’ time to write test cases.
Filter: Assignee Cs Status
Preset Working Stories
project = project1 AND status not in (closed) AND issuetype not in (Test, epic) AND (“Test Engineer” = currentUser() OR “Test Engineers” = currentUser())
Filter: Component Vs Status
Test Engineer Waiting
project = project1 AND status not in (closed) AND issuetype not in (Test, epic) AND assignee = currentUser()
Filter: Issue Type Vs Status
Filter: Resolution Vs Status
Filter: Priority Vs Status
Filter: Labels Vs Status
Test Engineer can start testing resolved issues
Filter: Assigned To Me
Filter: Watched Issues
Test Engineer Reported
project = project1 AND issuetype not in (Test, story, epic, Sub-task) AND reporter = currentUser()
Filter: Components Vs Priority
Filter: Status Vs Priority