In this independent review of SQL Provision, the Bloor analyst finds that SQL Provision’s combination of database cloning and data masking stands out with “clear advantages over competing approaches, such as data subsetting or synthetic data generation.”
Discover the latest market trends and assess your approach to test data management. For example, the Bloor analyst recognizes “…an increased emphasis on test data provisioning, as opposed to merely test data management.” The report also covers key capabilities offered by vendors in the market, including Redgate.
Constructing a test environment for your databases can be a difficult task at the best of times. Once you’ve actually acquired the hardware needed and architected the environment, you still have to arrange and securely transport the data. And with the rising demand for fast feedback and continuously integrated processes, having all of this automated and operating at speed is a challenge all of its own.
Part two of this fantastic series from Jeff Moden looks at generating date data, something which can be handy for any number of testing purposes.
As a database developer or tester sometimes you need to have production like data in your environment for your development or testing, but you cannot have the production data because of security and privacy issues. So how you can generate test data or replicate similar data as in production for your development or test environment?
Rumor has it that Concatenation functions have gotten the nasty reputation of being "performance hogs". Here's why that's not true.