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Press Release- Testing Cloud Services


Release from Rocky Nook

Contact: Rocky Nook, Inc. — (805) 687-8727 — Press@rockynook.com

Santa Barbara, CA—September 12, 2013

Everybody today is confronted with cloud computing. Whether you are a user, designer, programmer, project manager, or tester, sooner or later the cloud will affect your work. If you are involved in selecting or implementing services from the cloud, or if you’re responsible to keep them up and running, this book will prove to be an invaluable resource.

Testing Cloud Services covers an extensive list of risks that arise when implementing cloud computing, including traditional risks as well as completely new scenarios. This book provides strategies for avoiding these risks and solving problems. Every risk is connected to existing, updated, and new test measures. It’s necessary to start testing during the selection of cloud services and to continue end-to-end testing after going live, as continuity risks arise all the time.

With this book in hand, you will save time and discover an effective approach to testing that can be immediately applied in practice.

About the authors:

Kees Blokland has worked for Polteq—an independent provider of international software testing services—as a senior test consultant since 2003 and has over twenty years of experience in the testing profession. As the R&D manager, he has been closely involved in testing innovations at Polteq. Kees is the first-line contact on cloud issues for customers and colleagues. He teaches many practical and theoretical courses in the field of testing and he is an experienced speaker on the national and international testing stage.

Jeroen Mengerink has worked for Polteq—an independent provider of international software testing services—since 2008 and is a test consultant. In addition to his work for customers, he is involved in various Polteq testing innovations. Jeroen is the first-line contact on Agile issues for colleagues and customers. He is a trainer for an assortment of testing trainings that cover subjects such as Agile, SOA, and Cloud.

Martin Pol has, since 1983, played a significant role in helping to both improve and raise awareness about testing. He has gained experience by managing testing processes and implementing adequate testing in a number of organizations. He was responsible for the creation of international testing standards and models for test process improvement. Martin’s extensive experience and knowledge formed the unique architectural

Testing Cloud Services

Kees Blokland, Jeroen Mengerink, and Martin Pol 

Published by Rocky Nook

978-1-937538-38-5, 184 pages, $36.95 US, $38.95 CA Soft Cover 7.25” x 9.25″

About Rocky Nook

Rocky Nook was founded in early 2006 in Santa Barbara, California, and is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a leading publisher of books on technology based in Heidelberg, Germany. The focus of Rocky Nook’s publications is on digital photography. However, other areas related to modern photography, such as imaging and computer technology, are also important to us. Our mission is to demystify the cutting-edge developments in digital photography, providing practical instruction to enhance the skills of amateur and professional photographers. Our books offer in-depth information on technological advances in the digital photography workflow. We strive to support the efficiency and creativity of our readers, with the ultimate goal of fostering outstanding image quality.