Glossary

probe

Minimal code needed to collect all errors, warnings, exceptions, etc from system under test and send them to the server. It’s language dependant..

server

Collects all events from probes and aggregates them locally. Also global report with event counters is presented.

driver

Responsible for running system under test and deliver as much coverage as possible. Mainly generating random input events.

event

It’s an event that might be interesting from software quality point of view:

  • stability:
    • crash (SIGSEGV, SIGBUS)
    • uncaught exception
  • performance:
    • SQL query per second parameter abuse
    • server call per second abuse
  • code quality:
    • any runtime warning
  • specification conformance:
    • failed assertion / design by contract expression

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