Question:What are the difference between alpha testing and Beta testing?
|Sr.No.||Alpha testing||Beta Testing|
|1||Alpha testing may be defined as a system testing which is done by the customer at the place where developer has developed the system.||Beta testing may be defined as system testing which is done by the customer on customer's own sites.|
|2||Alpha testing takes place once development is complete.||Application is tested in Beta Testing after development and testing is completed.|
|3||Alpha testing continues until costomer agrees that system implementation is as per his/her expectation.||The problems faced by customer are reported and software is re-released after beta testing for next beta test cycle.|
|4||Alpha testing results in minor design changes.||To get problems and defects before final release of the product, beta testing is very helpful.|
|5||Alpha testing is done is a controlled manner because software is tested in developer's area.||Beta testing is done in normal environment and developers are not present during beta testing.|