Overheard: Word of the Day

Sep 6 2012   7:14PM GMT

Canary testing definition

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

“Canary-ing is what you do after you’re done testing. It’s how you roll changes out. After you have decided that this has been tested, you now roll it out to a small percentage and watch very carefully.”Thomas Bushnell

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is canary. It’s a very quiet push of code to a small select group of end users who have not opted in to test code.

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