On July 25, 2018, the State of California passed AB 375. This bill mandates the nation’s most comprehensive privacy rights for consumers. Many of you have read about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union’s approach to [...]
Smoke testing is a term used to describe the testing process for servers after patches are applied.
The process typically involves making sure servers are rebooted in the right order, making sure they have completely rebooted, restarting applications in the right order, and then testing to be certain everything is working properly when users return to work in the morning.
This typically takes 30 minutes per server, depending upon your environment.
PCs are not typically smoke tested, or if so, not all of them.