Cloud testing is a form of software testing in which web applications that use cloud computing environments (a ''cloud'') seek to simulate real-world user traffic as a means of load testing and stress testing web sites. The ability and cost to simulate web traffic for software testing purposes has been an inhibitor to overall web reliability. The low cost and accessibility of the cloud's extremely large computing resources provides the ability to replicate real world usage of these systems by geographically distributed users, executing wide varieties of user scenarios, at scales previously unattainable in traditional testing environments. This book is your ultimate resource for Cloud Testing. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Cloud Testing right away, covering: Cloud testing, Software testing, Web application, Cloud computing, Load testing, Stress testing, Web traffic, SOASTA, Load Impact, Software as a service, Utility computing, Service level agreement, Commercial off-the-shelf, Portal:Software Testing, Acceptance testing, Ad hoc testing, Agile testing, All-pairs testing, American Software Testing Qualifications Board, API Sanity Autotest, Association for Software Testing, Attack patterns, Augmented Reality-based testing, Australian and New Zealand Testing Board, Automated Testing Framework, Avalanche (dynamic analysis tool), Bebugging, Behavior Driven Development, Black-box testing, Block design, Boundary case, Boundary testing, Boundary-value analysis, Browser speed test, BS 7925-1, BS 7925-2, Bug bash, Build verification test, CA/EZTEST, Cause-effect graph, Centercode, Characterization test, Code coverage, Code integrity, Codenomicon, Compatibility testing, Component-Based Usability Testing, Conference Room Pilot, Conformance testing, Core Security, Corner case, Daikon (system), Data-driven testing, Decision table, Decision-to-decision path, Design predicates, Development, testing, acceptance and production, DeviceAnywhere, Dry run (testing), Dynamic program analysis, Dynamic testing, Edge case, Endeavour Software Project Management, Equivalence partitioning, Error guessing, Exploratory testing, Fagan inspection, Fault injection, Financial tester, Framework for Integrated Test, Functional testing, Functionality assurance, Fuzz testing, Game testing, Google Guice, Graphical user interface testing, Hybrid testing, IBM Product Test, IBM Rational Quality Manager, IEEE 829, Independent software verification and validation, Installation testing, Integration testing, Integration Tree, International Software Testing Qualifications Board, International Software Testing Qualifications Board Certified Tester, JSystem, Keyword-driven testing, Learnability, Lightweight software test automation, Localization testing, Manual testing, Matrix of Pain, Mauve (test suite), Metasploit Project, Microsoft Reaction Card Method (Desirability Testing), Mobile Device Testing, Mockito, Model-based testing, Modified Condition/Decision Coverage, Modularity-driven testing, Monkey test, Month of bugs, Mutation testing, National Software Testing Laboratories, NMock, Non-functional testing, Non-Regression testing, Operational Acceptance Testing, Oracle (software testing), Original Software, Oulu University Secure Programming Group, Pair Testing, Parameter validation, Partial concurrent thinking aloud, Penetration test, PlanetLab, Playtest, Portability testing, Probe effect, Program mutation, Protocol implementation conformance statement, Pseudolocalization, Software quality... and much more. This book explains in-depth the real drivers and workings of Cloud Testing. It reduces the risk of your technology, time and resources investment decisions by enabling you to compare your understanding of Cloud Testing with the objectivity of experienced professionals.