PARALLELIZE TESTS

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Pattern summary

In order to save time, run tests in parallel

Category

Execution

Context

Use this pattern when you have a great number of test to execute in a short time

Description

Instead of running all your tests sequentially, you break them up in different batches that can run concurrently on different machines

Implementation

The first step is to write the tests as INDEPENDENT TEST CASES. Another good way to do this is to GET ON THE CLOUD

Potential problems

Be careful not to run the same tests in parallel!

Issues addressed by this pattern

INEFFICIENT EXECUTION

Experiences

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