Database Testing – Properties of a Good Test Data and Test Data Preparation Techniques

A couple of months ago, I wrote about database testing strategies. It coveredĀ the aspect that is entirely related to the execution of test cases. It was allĀ about the black-box testing of a database. There is another important aspect of DB testing activity which we will cover in this article.

Let us take a scenario here:

As a tester, you have to test the ‘Examination Results’ module of the website of a university. Consider that the whole application has been integrated and it is in ‘Ready for Testing’ state. ‘Examination Module’ is linked with ‘Registration’, ‘Courses’ and ‘Finance’ modules.

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