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From Shahab Yunus <shahab.yu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Unit Testing Cassandra
Date Thu, 20 Jun 2013 02:25:11 GMT
Thanks Edward, Ben and Dean for the pointers. Yes, I am using Java and
these sounds promising for unit testing, at least.

Regards,
Shahab


On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Edward Capriolo <edlinuxguru@gmail.com>wrote:

> You really do not need much in java you can use the embedded server.
> Hector wrap a simple class around thiscalled  EmbeddedServerHelper
>
>
> On Wednesday, June 19, 2013, Ben Boule <Ben_Boule@rapid7.com> wrote:
> > Hi Shabab,
> >
> > Cassandra-Unit has been helpful for us for running unit tests without
> requiring a real cassandra instance to be running.   We only use this to
> test our "DAO" code which interacts with the Cassandra client.  It
> basically starts up an embedded instance of cassandra and fools your
> client/driver into using it.  It uses a non-standard port and you just need
> to make sure you can set the port as a parameter into your client code.
> >
> > https://github.com/jsevellec/cassandra-unit
> >
> > One important thing is to either clear out the keyspace in between tests
> or carefully separate your data so different tests don't collide with each
> other in the embedded database.
> >
> > Setup/tear down time is pretty reasonable.
> >
> > Ben
> > ________________________________
> > From: Shahab Yunus [shahab.yunus@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 8:46 AM
> > To: user@cassandra.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Unit Testing Cassandra
> >
> > Thanks Stephen for you reply and explanation. My bad that I mixed those
> up and wasn't clear enough. Yes, I have different 2 requests/questions.
> > 1) One is for the unit testing.
> > 2) Second (in which I am more interested in) is for performance
> (stress/load) testing. Let us keep integration aside for now.
> > I do see some stuff out there but wanted to know recommendations from
> the community given their experience.
> > Regards,
> > Shahab
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 3:15 AM, Stephen Connolly <
> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Unit testing means testing in isolation the smallest part.
> >> Unit tests should not take more than a few milliseconds to set up and
> verify their assertions.
> >> As such, if your code is not factored well for testing, you would
> typically use mocking (either by hand, or with mocking libraries) to mock
> out the bits not under test.
> >> Extensive use of mocks is usually a smell of code that is not well
> designed *for testing*
> >> If you intend to test components integrated together... That is
> integration testing.
> >> If you intend to test performance of the whole or significant parts of
> the whole... That is performance testing.
> >> When searching for the above, you will not get much luck if you are
> looking for them in the context of "unit testing" as those things are
> *outside the scope of unit testing"
> >>
> >> On Wednesday, 19 June 2013, Shahab Yunus wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hello,
> >>>
> >>> Can anyone suggest a good/popular Unit Test tools/frameworks/utilities
> out
> >>> there for unit testing Cassandra stores? I am looking for testing from
> performance/load and monitoring perspective. I am using 1.2.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks a lot.
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Shahab
> >>
> >>
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