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Cloud Migration Testing | Accelerating Cloud Migration with Next Pathway's Tester Technology

Next Pathway: Cloud Migration Testing


In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, cloud migration has become a critical step for businesses aiming to enhance their operational efficiency and scalability. However, the transition from legacy systems to the cloud is fraught with challenges, particularly when it comes to Quality Assurance (QA) testing. The complexity of manually defining, testing, and analyzing migrated code often turns QA cycles into a significant bottleneck, slowing down the entire migration process.

One of the major hurdles in cloud migration testing is the time-consuming and challenging task of manually building QA cloud migration testing methods, especially in legacy environments that include diverse code types such as data warehouses, data lakes, and ETL pipelines. Additionally, accurately and quickly testing large data sets is nearly impossible with manual methods, often resulting in inconclusive test results that require multiple cycles of analysis.

Furthermore, the need to rapidly complete QA cycles to meet cloud migration schedules further complicates the testing process, making it a critical bottleneck in cloud migration efforts. This challenge is exacerbated by the fact that cloud migrations are complex projects usually managed by infrastructure teams, who may not always have the knowledge of both the legacy and modern environments.

To address these challenges, Next Pathway's AI-Enabled Cloud migration testing technology Tester offers a comprehensive solution through its advanced capabilities. Tester simplifies the process of building test cases by automatically suggesting rules based on the seed data files of translated code. This feature not only saves time but also ensures that test cases are accurately tailored to QA requirements. Additionally, every rule is stored in a reusable library, further enhancing efficiency.

Tester is designed to scale automatically, processing vast volumes of data by running on cluster managers of over 40 data connectors, including leading cloud providers. It can connect and apply rules across heterogeneous data sources, both on-premises and in the cloud, facilitating comprehensive testing of diverse data sets. Moreover, the technology enables parallel and in-memory execution, significantly speeding up the completion of QA cycles. It also integrates seamlessly with external workflow integrations and CI/CD tools, making it easier to manage and oversee QA processes.

At the core of Tester's automation capabilities are several key features that streamline the QA cycle. Tester rigorously checks the quality of data, both before and after data operations, ensuring the integrity of migrated data. This continuous validation is crucial for maintaining data fidelity throughout the migration process. Leveraging advanced algorithms, Tester compares data from multiple sources using custom rules, ensuring meticulous validation of migrated data sets. This feature is vital for confirming data accuracy and consistency, which are critical for successful cloud migrations.

By profiling data attributes and tracking variations over time, Tester provides deep insights into data quality and consistency. This ongoing analysis is instrumental in identifying trends, detecting anomalies, and supporting data-driven decision-making during cloud migrations. Tester also offers real-time monitoring of data quality, generating instant, detailed reports that provide continuous oversight of data integrity. This proactive monitoring is essential for addressing potential issues promptly, ensuring the reliability of the migration process.

Tester enhances the QA cycle with three key functions. It is built to accommodate data formats from cloud, on-premises, and hybrid ecosystems, ensuring thorough and adaptable testing coverage, crucial for modern, complex IT environments. Tester allows users to define custom rules and advanced configurations on test flows, tailoring the testing process to meet specific migration requirements. This customization capability is key to handling unique data and system characteristics effectively. With its seamless API integration, Tester connects directly with DevOps environments, facilitating the easy scheduling of test jobs, raising alerts, and generating shareable reports. This integration simplifies workflow management and enhances collaboration across development and operations teams.

Next Pathway's AI-Enabled Tester technology revolutionizes QA testing for cloud migrations, addressing the challenges that have traditionally slowed down the migration process. By automating test case generation, scaling to handle large data sets, and integrating with DevOps workflows, Tester accelerates cloud migration efforts, enabling businesses to realize the benefits of cloud computing more quickly and with greater confidence in the integrity of their migrated data.

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About Next Pathway

Next Pathway is the Automated Cloud Migration company. Powered by Crawler360 and SHIFT Cloud, Next Pathway automates the end-to-end challenges companies experience when migrating applications to the cloud. For more information, please visit nextpathway.com.

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