Recovery Testing: The Neglected Child of QA!

Failure… the word that sounds bad, everyone hates it. Don’t bother to say the whole word, even the first letter has a negative meaning in a gradebook.

We’re so afraid of failure, we always try to avoid it, even up to the point that we fool ourselves saying that our system will never fail.

But let’s just face the fact, everything that can fail will fail at some point of time, says Murphy’s law.

This is where Recovery Testing comes to play, we need to test our system how it handles failure (and it should be better than how some us, humans, do).

Let’s see what do we need to know to do recovery testing. Continue reading “Recovery Testing: The Neglected Child of QA!”