Application modernization best practices
Application modernization best practices
28 Apr 2020

The DB Best team completed multiple application modernization projects and discovered a set of best practices on this topic. Read the blog post to learn more about the application modernization path that is right for you!

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Using Azure DevOps and PowerShell to automate testing of SSIS packages
11 Mar 2020

One of our customers aimed to modernize their on-premises project and replace the aging AS/400 system with Microsoft SQL Server. Having an enormous amount of code, the existing program was almost maintainable and cried for a smart solution. DB Best developed a brand-new way to manage epic projects. We required a smart solution to optimize costs and streamline the process. Our team leveraged the latest DevOps practices to create a solution that allows for managing the epic systems in layers. […]

Adding a test automation framework into a database migration CI/CD pipeline

As your solution grows together with the number of users, it becomes more challenging to launch updates timely. A manual tests-driven QA process drags down new deliverables. Now it takes your team days to cope with batch-job testing and weeks for an overall regression cycle. You have to pay more for the QA and hope for your users to be patient while waiting for fixes and updates. Oops, that’s a slippery slope!

In this blog post, we’ll tell how we built a solid test automation sequence running on AWS. This allowed our client for regular deliverables and shortened spending for testing. At the final, the DB Best covered 70% of apps with automated tests and reduced regression time from 5 days to 5 hours.

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Integrating TestNG and Appium for mobile app test automation
28 Jan 2020

Today we start a blog post series showing how to incorporate automation testing for different industries. This includes mobile healthcare applications with a lot of connected devices, complex database migration projects, and huge enterprise-level desktop multiplatform products. This blog shows how we used the TestNG and Appium frameworks for mobile app test automation using a CI/CD pipeline. The result was a 3.6 times reduction in testing person-hours and a reduction of the full-regression test cycle time by 25%.

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How we strengthened a healthcare startup with DevOps
17 Jan 2020

In this blog post, we’ll cover the highlights of how we implemented DevOps technologies and managed to achieve zero downtime for the application deployments, eliminate a huge number of bugs by creating limitless development environments, shorten a full regression test cycle by a factor of 4, and enable a 15-minute infrastructure set up to replace their previous 4-hour set up! Long deployment cycles were limiting innovation A successful startup company providing unique software and hardware solutions for the healthcare industry needed to shorten […]