Difference between System Testing and Acceptance Testing

System Testing:
System Testing is done to check whether the software or product meets the specified requirements or not. It is done by both testers and developers. It contains the Testings: System testing, Integration Testing. It is done through more positive and negative teat cases.

Acceptance Testing:
Acceptance Testing is done after the system testing. It is used to check whether the software meets the customer requirements or not. Acceptance testing is used by testers, stakeholders as well as clients. It includes only Functional Testing and it contain two testing Alpha Testing and Beta Testing.

Difference between System Testing and Acceptance Testing:

S.No System Testing Acceptance Testing
1. System testing is done to check whether the software or product meets the specified requirements or not. Acceptance testing is the type of testing which is used to check whether the software meets the customer requirements or not.
2. System testing is used by developers as well as testers. Acceptance testing is used by testers, stakeholders as well as clients.
3. System Testing is both functional and non-functional testing. Acceptance testing is only functional testing.
4. System Testing is the constitute of System and integration testing. Acceptance testing is the constitute of alpha and beta testing.
5. System testing is done before the Acceptance testing. Acceptance testing is done after the System testing.
6. System testing is the constitute of positive as well as negative test cases. Acceptance Testing is the constitute of positive test cases.
7. In system testing, system is checked for dummy inputs. In acceptance testing, system is checked for random inputs.



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