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Shop Direct smash Black Friday

The performance of Very, Littlewoods, Littlewoods Ireland and Very Exclusive went without a hitch on Black Friday and the surrounding deals. At the core of the success are the testing solutions put in place by Software Consult. Continuous Integration (CI) performance tests, test environment and production performance tests, log parsing, custom reporting, automated data creation…
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Any port in a storm… well, any free port :)

TCP network applications require a port to communicate on. Before we configure an application to use a specific port it's a good idea to check if it's already in use. Here are some commands to help with that task. To find out what ports are in use on Windows use As administrator - netstat -aonb…
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Docker for testers

Docker is making big waves in the IT community and for a good reason. The ability to fire up multiple applications on a host and share resources effectively, while maintaining their own configuration is a big step forward. It brings me back to the days of my Atari ST and Commodore Amiga, in those days…
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