Beginning with Selenium 3.0 Automation – Part I (Basics of Automation)

Beginning with Selenium 3.0 Automation – Part I (Basics of Automation)


Test automation is the use of software to control the execution of tests, the comparison of actual outcomes to predicted outcomes, the setting up of test preconditions, and other test control and test reporting functions.

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SMTP Server Relay using Windows 2008 server

SMTP Relay Server         

SMTP Server Relay using Windows 2008 server 

What is needed?

•             A Windows 2008 server machine with a static IP address

•             IIS and SMTP service already setup on the machine (This can be done by “Add Features” functionality under Server Management).

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Employee Retention : How best to do it?

Employee Retention :

Attrition : A dreaded word for a manager who cherishes their relationship with their employees. Let’s take a peek into little techniques practiced by managers to retain their best employees.

Attrition happens when the employee feels that “The grass is greener on the other side”. So what should the manager do? The first thing is to make this side greener.

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Basics of CMM and Documents to support.

CMM compliance is a step forward to ensure process maturity and compliance for projects. It is a model to measure the process capability. It was incorporated initially by SEI, Carnigie Mellon.


  • Level – indicates the capability of your organization,
  • KPA – Key Process Areas. Delves into process areas in detail.
  • Goals – Identify your goals and strive to attain them.
  • Common Features – discusses the features that should be satisfied by the organization.

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Basic Security for your Computer System and Intellectual Property



  • Paradigm shift from Manual Systems to  Automated IT systems
  • Business has become IT-centric
  • Lot of stake with loss of Virtual Data
  • Financial transactions gaining importance on the  Web.
  • Intellectual Property being highlighted as a  highly confidential matter hence to be highly  secured.

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SQL Query Optimization Techniques and Tips

SQL Query Optimization Tips

The most important part and parcel of a Database management system is the SQL. It will differ from product to product. Given below are some tips on how to write a well optimized query and avoid performance bottlenecks.

Primary verification of the SQL.

1)       The SQL query will need to be verified by two parameters

  1. The SQL returns the appropriate results.
  2. The SQL adequately addresses the issues of optimization and efficiency.

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