Portability Testing ensure whether your software works on new platform - Testing types and levels

Q.  If a company decides to migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7, which type of testing is done to ensure that whether your software works on new platform?
- Published on 14 Aug 15

a. Interoperability Testing
b. Portability Testing
c. Usability Testing
d. Performance Testing

ANSWER: Portability Testing
 

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  • Prajakta Pandit   -Posted on 10 Nov 15
    - If a company decides to migrate from windows XP to windows 7, Portability testing is done to ensure that the software works on new platform.

    - Portability testing refers to the process of testing where a computer software component or application can be moved from one environment to another.

    - The results are measured in terms of the time required to move the software and complete the documentation updates.

    - This testing performed regularly throughout the software development life cycle in an iterative and incremental manner.

    - Following are the attributes of the portability testing:


      - Adaptability
      - Installability
      - Replaceability
      - Co-existence

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