Fault Injection Software
Can anyone recommend good software fo Fault Injection based software testing?
Get a decent hammer. Needs little maintenance, proliferation is sustained, high usability, marginal cost.
That's a hardware-only solution, of course.
What OS? For Unix, you may be able to just drop interface w/ ifconfig, for that one.
You didn't mention the platform. If it's Windows, try searching http://msdn.microsoft.com for the word "stress".
VMware might be worth a look. I think you can limit the memory available and unplug the simulated network as required. Fortunately you don't have to rely on my hazy memory -- it was a few months ago I used it, and only briefly at that -- because there's a demo version from their web site:
Try Holodeck from http://www.sisecure.com/holodeck/holodeck-trial.html
I just ask the guy 3 cubes down to fix a bug. He's so big he's gotta be pretty soft, and he will definately inject faults into the code for me.
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