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The [[QA]] Project develops tools to make testing easier and more repeatable.  Developing open source quality assurance tools is complex and challenging stuff at the cutting edge of the field. Contact [[User:wwoods|Will Woods]] if you're up to the challenge of building new tools for Fedora QA.
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The [[QA]] team develops tools to make testing easier and more repeatable.  We have several projects ranging from some that are pretty simple and new developer friendly to complex and challenging stuff at the cutting edge of the field. Contact [[User:tflink|Tim Flink]] or the {{fplist|qa-devel}} mailing list if you're interesting in helping to build new tools for Fedora QA.
  
= Test Automation =
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= QA tools =
  
; [[AutoQA]] : AutoQA is an framework that provides tests, methods for automated execution, and displays for test results.  AutoQA relies on the [[Autotest]] test harness for job scheduling and execution.  Visit the [https://fedorahosted.org/autoqa AutoQA] trac instance for development milestones and source code.  AutoQA is an outgrowth of FudCon F11 [[Automated QA Testing Project|collaboration]].
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== Test Automation ==
; [https://fedorahosted.org/beaker Beaker] : [https://fedorahosted.org/beaker Beaker] is an up and coming fully automated test framework that provides bare metal hardware provisioning including console and power management, and job scheduling and execution.  The mailing list is [https://fedorahosted.org/mailman/listinfo/beaker-devel beaker-devel].
 
  
= Test Case Management =
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; [[Taskotron]] : Taskotron is our current framework for automatically executing a number of Fedora related tests. Both Fedora infrastructure generic and Fedora packages specific tests should be supported. Package maintainers should have an easy way of providing tests for their packages. This framework obsoleted [[AutoQA]]. You can see [https://taskotron.fedoraproject.org/ Taskotron in action].
  
; [https://fedorahosted.org/nitrate Nitrate] : The nitrate project intends to provide a web-based test management framework for test planning and test execution tracking
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; [[ResultsDB]] : A generic storage of (automated) test results. Designed to be lightweight, simple, scalable and fast. Taskotron, [https://openqa.fedoraproject.org openQA] and [https://apps.fedoraproject.org/autocloud/ Autocloud] (using [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/autocloudreporter autocloudreporter]) results are reported to ResultsDB.
  
= Installation =
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; [https://pagure.io/taskotron/resultsdb_conventions resultsdb_conventions] : A Python library that represents certain conventions for storing results in [[ResultsDB]] as code, and makes it easy to report results that comply with the conventions.
; [https://fedorahosted.org/snake SNAKE] : Smart Network Automated Kickstart Environment.  A small tool to assist with installing and pykickstart-based library for modelling sustainable kickstarts.
 
; [https://fedorahosted.org/cobbler Cobbler/koan] : Provisioning at it's best ... check out the [https://fedorahosted.org/cobbler trac] instance for documentation.
 
  
= Bugzilla =
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; [https://bitbucket.org/fedoraqa/execdb ExecDB] : This database with a front-end allows us to track tasks which are scheduled, running and finished in Taskotron. It provides a simple way to navigate people (mostly admin and developer-type folks) into different corners of the Taskotron infrastructure - BuildBot job details, ResultsDB results, logs and artifacts directories. Read some design [https://phab.qa.fedoraproject.org/w/taskotron/planning/execdb_features/ concepts].
  
; [https://fedorahosted.org/python-bugzilla/ python-bugzilla] : Command-line interaction with bugzilla. Supports searching, creating and modifying bugs.
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; [[openQA]] : We use [http://open.qa this tool] (developed by our friends at [https://www.suse.com/ SUSE], now with contributions from us too) to automate certain release test cases, especially installation with [[Anaconda]]. We develop [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/os-autoinst-distri-fedora Fedora tests] for openQA, along with a [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/fedora_openqa scheduler / result forwarder] and a [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/createhdds hard disk image creator]. The production Fedora instance is [https://openqa.fedoraproject.org here].
; Improvements to [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/ Bugzilla] :
 
  
= Infrastructure =
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; [https://beaker.qa.fedoraproject.org Beaker] : Beaker is a fully automated test framework that provides bare metal hardware provisioning including console and power management, and job scheduling and execution. Learn more at [http://beaker-project.org/ Beaker homepage].
  
; [https://fedorahosted.org/bodhi/ Bodhi] : Bodhi manages delivery of package updates for Fedora.
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; [https://github.com/Rorosha/testcloud testcloud] : testcloud is a tool to simplify and automate the local deployment of cloud based virtual machines for testing and development. It currently drives the disposable clients for Taskotron as well as Autocloud.
  
= Test update feedback =
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== Release validation testing ==
  
; [[Fedora Easy Karma]] : A script that makes it easy to report feedback for any updates-testing packages currently installed. Direct download [http://fedorapeople.org/gitweb?p=till/public_git/fedora-easy-karma.git;a=blob_plain;f=fedora-easy-karma.py here].
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; [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/python-wikitcms/ python-wikitcms], [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/relval/ relval] and [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/testdays/ testdays]: A Python library and CLI based upon it for performing various [[QA:Release_validation_test_plan|release validation testing]] tasks in the [[Wikitcms]] 'test management system' (the set of wiki pages in which release validation test results are stored). testdays can perform a few basic operations on [[Test_Days|Test Day]] pages. [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/relvalconsumer/ relvalconsumer] is a [https://www.fedmsg.com Fedmsg] consumer which creates validation test events.
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; [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/check-compose/ check-compose]: A script for running informational checks on a Fedora compose and printing or mailing out the results.
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; [https://pagure.io/fedora_nightlies fedora_nightlies]: A project comprising a static page generator and some fedmsg consumers that together produce [https://www.happyassassin.net/nightlies.html a page] linking to the most successful recent compose of each Fedora image for [[Rawhide]] and [[Branched]]. Also lists most recent successfully-tested image, for images tested by openQA or Autocloud.
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== Test case reporting ==
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; [[QA:TestdayApp|Test Days App]] : A web application for providing results from [[QA/Test Days|Test Days]] events. It uses [[ResultsDB]] as a backend.
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== Bug reporting ==
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; [https://qa.fedoraproject.org/blockerbugs/ Blocker Bugs App] : A web application to display current [[QA:SOP blocker bug process|blocker bugs]] during our pre-release cycle.
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== Test update feedback ==
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; [[Fedora Gooey Karma]] : A graphical tool that makes it easy to report feedback for any updates-testing packages currently installed.
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; [[Fedora Easy Karma]] : A command line tool that makes it easy to report feedback for any updates-testing packages currently installed.
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== Mixed bag ==
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; [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/qa-misc Fedora QA tools] : A git repository containing various small tools.
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== Statistics ==
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; [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/qa-stats Fedora QA statistics tools] : Tools for generating statistics on user contributions. [https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/relval/ relval] also has some functions for doing this. See [[QA:Recognition|Recognition]] for more details.
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These tools we use as our support infrastructure during QA tools development.
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; [https://pagure.io/group/taskotron Pagure Taskotron projects] : Pagure repositories related to Taskotron.
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; [https://pagure.io/group/fedora-qa Pagure team projects] : Pagure repositories related to our tools and needs.
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[[Category:QA]]

Latest revision as of 10:38, 15 March 2018

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The QA team develops tools to make testing easier and more repeatable. We have several projects ranging from some that are pretty simple and new developer friendly to complex and challenging stuff at the cutting edge of the field. Contact Tim Flink or the qa-devel mailing list if you're interesting in helping to build new tools for Fedora QA.

QA tools

Test Automation

Taskotron 
Taskotron is our current framework for automatically executing a number of Fedora related tests. Both Fedora infrastructure generic and Fedora packages specific tests should be supported. Package maintainers should have an easy way of providing tests for their packages. This framework obsoleted AutoQA. You can see Taskotron in action.
ResultsDB 
A generic storage of (automated) test results. Designed to be lightweight, simple, scalable and fast. Taskotron, openQA and Autocloud (using autocloudreporter) results are reported to ResultsDB.
resultsdb_conventions 
A Python library that represents certain conventions for storing results in ResultsDB as code, and makes it easy to report results that comply with the conventions.
ExecDB 
This database with a front-end allows us to track tasks which are scheduled, running and finished in Taskotron. It provides a simple way to navigate people (mostly admin and developer-type folks) into different corners of the Taskotron infrastructure - BuildBot job details, ResultsDB results, logs and artifacts directories. Read some design concepts.
openQA 
We use this tool (developed by our friends at SUSE, now with contributions from us too) to automate certain release test cases, especially installation with Anaconda. We develop Fedora tests for openQA, along with a scheduler / result forwarder and a hard disk image creator. The production Fedora instance is here.
Beaker 
Beaker is a fully automated test framework that provides bare metal hardware provisioning including console and power management, and job scheduling and execution. Learn more at Beaker homepage.
testcloud 
testcloud is a tool to simplify and automate the local deployment of cloud based virtual machines for testing and development. It currently drives the disposable clients for Taskotron as well as Autocloud.

Release validation testing

python-wikitcms, relval and testdays
A Python library and CLI based upon it for performing various release validation testing tasks in the Wikitcms 'test management system' (the set of wiki pages in which release validation test results are stored). testdays can perform a few basic operations on Test Day pages. relvalconsumer is a Fedmsg consumer which creates validation test events.
check-compose
A script for running informational checks on a Fedora compose and printing or mailing out the results.
fedora_nightlies
A project comprising a static page generator and some fedmsg consumers that together produce a page linking to the most successful recent compose of each Fedora image for Rawhide and Branched. Also lists most recent successfully-tested image, for images tested by openQA or Autocloud.

Test case reporting

Test Days App 
A web application for providing results from Test Days events. It uses ResultsDB as a backend.

Bug reporting

Blocker Bugs App 
A web application to display current blocker bugs during our pre-release cycle.

Test update feedback

Fedora Gooey Karma 
A graphical tool that makes it easy to report feedback for any updates-testing packages currently installed.
Fedora Easy Karma 
A command line tool that makes it easy to report feedback for any updates-testing packages currently installed.

Mixed bag

Fedora QA tools 
A git repository containing various small tools.

Statistics

Fedora QA statistics tools 
Tools for generating statistics on user contributions. relval also has some functions for doing this. See Recognition for more details.

Infrastructure tools

These tools we use as our support infrastructure during QA tools development.

Pagure Taskotron projects 
Pagure repositories related to Taskotron.
Pagure team projects 
Pagure repositories related to our tools and needs.