Build Micro-Pyramids to test your Microservices
CI (Continuous Integration) and CD (Continuous Delivery) are now a necessity and not a luxury! Testing (automation) is one of the important practices that needs to be setup correctly for CD to be successful. But, this is tricky and requires a lot of discipline, rigor and hard work by all the team members involved the product delivery. The Test Automation Pyramid is a great concept that helps teams focus on the "right" type of automation.
To add to the never-ending challenges, a new architecture style has evolved - Microservices Architecture. While there is no precise definition to explain Microservices style, it essentially talks about how to break a monolith application into smaller, independent pieces - usually based on business capability, automated deployment, and various other factors.
In teams building a complex product using the Microservice Architecture approach, the Testing approach also needs to evolve to be effective and validate the functionality quickly, and effectively.
In this talk, learn, via a case study of an Enterprise, a large Bank, the Testing approach required to take them on the journey to achieving CD in the Microservice world. We will also learn how to break down the test automation pyramid at a microservice level into smaller test automation pyramids - i.e. Micro-Pyramids to enable early feedback about quality of the product.
Outline/Structure of the Case Study
- Quick introduction of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD)
- Introduction of Microservices Architecture
- Describe the case-study of an Enterprise on the path to implement CD using a Microservice Architecture
- Walk-through the Test Strategy for this Enterprise
- Different types of testing required (Starting from Unit, and all the way up to UI, NFRs, etc.)
- Importance of selecting the right tools and technology for Testing
- How does Manual testing fit in this?
- Key takeaways from the Test Strategy to help achieve CD in the Microservice landscape
- Recap of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD)
- Understanding of Microservice Architecture
- Create a Test Strategy for complex domains / Enterprises on a journey to implement CD in Microservice landscape
- Key takeaways to ensure the Test Strategy will help achieve CD!
Managers, Leads, Architects, Hand-on team members (devs / qas / product owners)
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