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From "Mike Kienenberger" <mkien...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Request For Pointer In Right Direction (newbie)
Date Thu, 09 Oct 2008 15:51:00 GMT
Have you looked at DbUnit?

http://dbunit.sourceforge.net/

I use an in-memory database (Hsqldb currently) and dbunit for testing
database expectations.


On 10/9/08, tmgstewart@aol.com <tmgstewart@aol.com> wrote:
> Hi, All:
>
>  Background --
>
>  We have an existing (successful) product that has a VB interface.
>
>  We are changing to a Java UI, with Cayenne as the ORM interface to the MS
> SQL database and Eclipse as the RCP.
>
>  We have existing automated test scripts (IBM Rational Robot) and some
> manual (in text files...and probably some in the testers' minds).  You know
> the story.  I want to capitalize on what is already there, tweaking as
> necessary, and then supplement with my own once I understand any helpful
> mechanisms that have been put into place.
>
>  I have been tasked to verify the first release of the new Java UI, focusing
> mainly on the database (that the database has not been corrupted by the new
> UI).
>
>  My question is this....
>
>  Where would I look to learn more about how I might use the existing test
> scripts (automated, files) and create my own to verify that the database has
> not been corrupted?  What are the terms?  Has anyone blazed this path
> before?
>
>  I know that this is a somewhat broad question, and I will also post onto
> the Eclipse mailing list (since it may involve going one layer "outside" of
> Cayenne), but I'm really trying to become familiar with tools that help me
> test.
>
>  Thank you,
>  Theresa
>
>

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