Easily spin up containerized app testing environments for z/OS
The Infotel Application Environment for Parallel Testing (APT) solution automates infrastructure preparation processes for testing, enables the reprocessing of a given test, and also enables the creation and execution of isolated test scenarios using Db2, VSAM and Sequential databases, all in a single LPAR. Testing environments can be created both as batch and online transactions (CICS and IMS / DC). By registering the components of the system to be tested, APT allows the user to obtain their own isolated test environment with cloned components and then test multiple tracks simultaneously that meet the specific requirements of the software development method.
- Greater uniformity of tests;
- Greater agility in maintaining programs;
- Greater control over what has been tested versus what has not;
- Minimizes efforts to generate application test conditions;
- Easier to perform regression tests, preventing errors already solved from returning;
- Retains the intelligence applied in generating application testing conditions;
- Prevents “old errors” from returning due to application maintenance.
- Test parallelism through isolation in the same LPAR in z/OS environment, without interference;
- Optimized cloning of components (use only what you need for the test);
- Plans, Automates and Certifies the integration of tests and their automated reapplication (concept: create-use-re-run) through isolated environments – END-TO-END test environment management.
- Indirectly, through the establishment of testing practices, it allows for continuous improvements in performance and availability.
The Bottom Line
- Greater application integrity within DevOps methodologies
- Faster time to application production dates
- Saves man-hours through automated test environment creation
- Process automation creates lower cost of ownership (minimizes application rework)
- Costs savings can be used to fund other areas of your IT budget
- Datasheet: Application Parallel Testing
- Application development testing for accelerated development across Agile and DevOps methods.