Predictive Testing vs Oracle Testing

Predictive Testing is used when you know exactely the expected behaviour of a system while executing some testing operation.


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Oracle Methodology is used in case you have access to a reference system. A reference system is a system in which you are 100% confident (meaning bug free). For exemple, you can decide to first code a reference (maybe fake) implementation and then compare several external implementation to the reference one.


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Resources

To know more about Predictive Testing and Oracle Testing, consult our selection of QA books.