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V-model

UK

A sequential development lifecycle model describing a one-for-one relationship between major phases of software development from business requirements specification to delivery, and corresponding test levels from acceptance testing to component testing.

validation

UK

Confirmation by examination and through provision of objective evidence that the requirements for a specific intended use or application have been fulfilled. [Reference: ISO 9000]

value-based quality

UK

A view of quality wherein quality is defined by price. A quality product or service is one that provides desired performance at an acceptable cost. Quality is determined by means of a decision process with stakeholders on trade-offs between time, effort and cost aspects. [Reference: After Garvin] - See also: manufacturing-based quality, product-based quality, transcendent-based quality, user-based quality

verification

UK

Confirmation by examination and through provision of objective evidence that specified requirements have been fulfilled. [Reference: ISO 9000]

virtual user

UK

A simulation of activities performed according to a user operational profile.

volume testing

UK

type of performance efficiencytesting conducted to evaluate the capability of the test item to process specified volumes
of data (usually at or near maximum specified capacity) in terms of throughput capacity, storagecapacity, or both

vulnerability scanner

UK

A static analyzer that is used to detect particular security vulnerabilities in the code.