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What role does Docker play in Test Automation?

First understand virtualization concepts: Your code runs on a system. In the past, we used to buy bare metals for each isolated code. Meaning if you want two servers you buy two servers. so if a code ...
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Are DevOps tools mandatory to survive in Automation Testing field?

I think you got your base assumption wrong, DevOps is not a silo skill and profession that you either have or not, belong to or don't. Knowing how to use AWS cloud, Docker, Kubernates or Google cloud ...
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End to End tests on multiple build agents?

Depends on the goal of the test. I like to differentiate test goals, for example between: Pure Functional, Tests which check if the functionality works in general. This should work on a stable ...
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What role does Docker play in Test Automation?

It checks all the boxes: Environments on demand Greater consistency across many users More reproducible and thus reliable environments Greater security options when implemented correctly Less 'it ...
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What role does Docker play in Test Automation?

There are a number of uses of Docker from QA perspective in any qa company. Few of them are listed below: It runs faster in comparison to Jenkins or any other tool as the deployments are done in ...
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Can a Test Automation engineer switch to a DevOps profile easily?

Yes, QA Automation Engineers, like any QA role, can move to other roles in the SDLC: developer, DevOps, etc. QA Automation is also more than "just using Selenium". Selenium 4 just came out ...
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What role does Docker play in Test Automation?

As per this article, For QA, Docker solves the classic problem of ensuring that you test the same application you ship. Because everything the application needs to run is packaged in the container, it ...
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End to End tests on multiple build agents?

Discover the actual/prospect usage matrix to drive testing based on risk:(Sample Matrix) Testing is purely risk driven activity. I would suggest to find out the production usage base matrix (OS/...
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End to End tests on multiple build agents?

It depends on the context. If your users are using different browsers and operating systems, or desktop/mobile versions of your app, or different versions of browsers, then it is a good idea to test ...
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