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An Excellent Way of Data Testing Using XML Technologies (White Paper)

In the SDLC, if the application uses waterfall model, testing activities are planned at the end. This poses a risk of rework with respect to requirements, design, code and test cases if QA team identifies defects. It is better to avoid waiting till the end to identify the defects in an application.

Tests that are not based on functional execution of the application can find defects without mandating the release of all the components into the test environment. This can be accomplished by data testing. Continue reading →

How to Test and Validate Your Database Backup and Recovery?

In this article, we shall discuss verifying and testing your database backups. We will be explaining concepts such as what, why and how about Database backups and methods to test the backup.

We will take Oracle database as a case study for this tutorial.


Case Study: Testing Oracle Database Backups: Continue reading →

Oracle Real Application Testing – Solution to Test Oracle DB Before Moving to Production

We have come to the final part of the series of Oracle Database Testing.

So far, we have dealt with methods of testing the Oracle database. Continuing this focus we shall dive into further details with respect to Oracle Real Application Testing.

Today we will learn Oracle Real Application Testing – an effective change assurance system that assesses the system change in test environment itself before introducing it to production.
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Systematic Ways of Testing Oracle Database for Memory, Space and CPU Processing

This post shall be the second part of the Oracle Database Testing series. The first part 1 can be found here.

In the first part, we have defined the term “database”, the reasons for Oracle being a pioneered database system, the intent behind testing a database and methods of testing it.

In this post, we shall discuss more on systematic ways of testing the database with respect to Memory, Space and CPU processing. In next and the final part of the series, we shall continue our focus on testing with Oracle Real Application Testing Continue reading →

How to Test Oracle Database

Oracle Database Testing – This shall be one of the 3 parts of Oracle Database testing series. We will cover following 3 parts in this database testing series:

#1) Introduction to Oracle Database Testing
#2) Testing the database with respect to Memory, Space and CPU processing
#3) Oracle Real Database Application Testing
Bonus Part #4) How to Test and Validate Your Oracle Database Backup and Recovery?

Let’s start with the Introduction to Oracle Database Testing:
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