Difference between QA and Testing?
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Answer / baba
Testing: Aim is find bugs in the application.
QA: Aim is avoid bugs in the application
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Answer / alex
QA is nothing but verification.where in focus is giving on
prevention of bugs. Testing is validation where in focus is
given on dectecting bugs.QA and testing have a very
important role in software development life cycle.
To make it more clear here is one example
Assume if a boy studying in 1 std have a aim to be doctor.
then one should make sure. The boy passes all the exams
from 1 to 10. while taking up 11 he should make sure to
take up science rather than arts,commerce. Once this is
done make sure he passes his 12th with good number of marks
and is qualified for entrance exam.finally when he gets
this degress in M.B.B.S . He is a doctor.
Watch. the whole process from 1 to his getting M.B.B.S
degress is nothing but QA that is quality asssurance.
Once the boy is doctor is nothing but Testing. here u r
testing wheather the boy is doctor or not. It is as good as
saying wheather he passed or failed.
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Answer / umesh7a
QA: Prevention of errors
Testing: detection of errors.
QA is the process to ensure that all the procedures and
standereds are establish and followed throughout the life
Testing is the process to execute the system in both
Favorable and unfavorable conditions in order to find the
In favorable conditions it produced the correct results and
in unavorable conditions it produced the correct results.
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Answer / janet
Testing means "Quality Product"
QA means "quality process for a quality product"
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Answer / sunil reddy
QA is responsible 4 monitoring and improoving entire
S.D.L.C phasess nothing but preventing the bug
testing is finding bug
Testing examining the behaviour of the application by
executing on sample data sets
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Answer / bhavya_b
QA - A set of activities designed to ensure that the
development or maintenance process is adequate to ensure
that the system meets the objective
Testing - Executing the system with the intend of finding
(QC - A set of activities designed to evaluate a developed
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Answer / guest
QA is prevention of introduction of defects
where as testing is detection of defects in products and
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Answer / anupama
Quality Assurance is set of activities that are carried out
to set standards,to monitor and to improve performance so
that the care provided is as effective and as safe as possible.
Testing provides information whether or not a certain
product meets the requirements.
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