Software testing is an empirical investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the product or service under test. However, this definition does not talk about sapience which brings about a subtle difference between testing and checking. Michael Bolton talked about this difference and the reason why there should be a difference between the two.
Devver is a new service that runs your Ruby tests in parallel on their cloud infrastructure. InfoQ talked to Ben Brinckerhoff from Devver to understand how they can speed up your tests.