How-To

No Sound from Ubuntu linux or Mint

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No Sound from Ubuntu linux or Mint Searched google for possible answer to the problem but solution mentioned was not sufficient to solve my issues. I wasted couple of weekends resolving this issue.Finally I solved by removing PulseAudio and ALSA packages and installing OSS(Open Sound System) What is OSS?OSS provides low -level audio drivers for […]

Software Testing

Statistical Principals for the Performance Tester

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Over the years I found that members of software development teams, developers, testers, administrators and managers alike have an insufficient grasp on how to apply mathematics or interpret statistical data on the job. As performance testers, we must know and be able to apply certain mathematical and statistical concepts. Exemplar Data Sets This section refers […]

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Monitoring Windows server using Nagios

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Monitoring windows server require installation on NSClient ++ on windows host. How it works? For example disk space usage needs to be monitored on windows host. 1. Nagios will execute check_nt command on nagios-server and request it to monitor disk usage on windows machine. 2. Check_nt on nagios-server will contact the NSClient++ service on remote windows host […]

Software Testing

Jmeter limitations with Monitoring server on load and how to overcome?

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JMeter has option to add monitor test plan to monitor application servers. But it only works with Tomcat 5 status servlet. But any servlet container that supports JMX (Java Management Extension) can port the status servlet to provide the same information. Also if user want want to use the monitor with other servlet or EJB […]

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Load testing MS SQL2005 and MS SQL 2000 using JMeter

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Load testing Microsoft SQL 2000 and SQL 2005 database server with JMeter. This will also work on SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2005 and SQL Azure. 1. Download the “Microsoft JDBC Driver 4.0 for SQL Server” from Microsoft download center. 2. Extract the sqljdbc.jar 3. Update the CLASSPATH with […]

Software Testing

Functional Testing using Selenium – Introduction

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Selenium is a portable software testing framework for web applications. Selenium provides a record/playback tool for authoring tests without learning a test scripting language. Selenium provides a rich set of testing functions for testing web applications. These operations are highly flexible, allowing many options for locating UI elements and comparing expected test results against actual […]

Misc

Vista Themes in Windows xp

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Are you getting bored with windows xp themes and tools and cannot afford to upgrade to Vista. There are some tools which help in transforming your xp themes to vista themes. Most popular is Vista Transformation Pack 7.0.exe by Windows X. I personally tried and is a very good tool. There are few other tools […]