To address the risks, test measures are needed. In describing the test measures, we pay a lot of attention to test management. In addition, for certain test measures, test specification and test execution is addressed. Testing Cloud Services presents a pick and mix of test measures: depending on the risks, one or more measures are picked and mixed. Where the essential characteristics of cloud computing and the implementation models predominantly affect the risks, the service model affects testing. Testing SaaS is very different from testing PaaS or IaaS. This chapter mostly contains test measures for SaaS; in some places we also address IaaS and PaaS.
Checklists for the following test measures are presented: