Product and Technology Articles

By Date By Product

"Large test objects generation and loading." (February, 2017)
Summary: the The article describes test large objects support in data generation tools by DTM soft.

"How to change report item presentation with converters?" (January, 2017)
Summary: the article dwells with converter feature of DTM Query reporter.

"How to make the report more impressive? Markers and column properties." (December, 2016)
Summary: the article introduces report markers and column properties usage in DTM Query Reporter.

"The report components customization in DTM Query Reporter." (November, 2016)
Summary: the article describes title, header and footer report management in DTM Query Reporter.

"New generation of easy to use database reporting tool." (September, 2016)
Summary: the article describes key additions of the new DTM Query Reporter generation.

"The custom Value Libraries in test data generators by DTM soft." (July, 2016)
Summary: the article describes the value library structure and library management.

"Variables in DTM Data Generator. A perfect way to share data generation options." (May, 2016)
Summary: the article describes variables usage in the test data generator.

"DTM Data Generator Multiplatform Runtime. Do you really need it?" (March, 2016)
Summary: the article recounts runtime edition of the generator that allows running project file on Unix/Linux systems.

"How to make test data better with Test Data By Example feature?" (January, 2016)
Summary: the article introduces new engine of DTM Data Generator that analyzes existing data for optimal rules.

"How to use Python script as external test data source?" (November, 2015)
Summary: the article dwells on external scripts use as a source for data generation engine.

"How to generate data with required statistical properties?" (October, 2015)
Summary: the article explains three data generation methods with requires statistics: correlations, clustered and limitations.

"DTM Data Comparer. Advanced comparison and synchronization options." (September, 2015)
Summary: the article describes a few ways to tune data comparison or synchronization process.

"Test data values distributions: even, normal and linear." (June, 2015)
Summary: the article describes most popular value distributions and how to setup DTM Data Generator for required model.

"DTM File Factory and template based test data generation." (May, 2015)
Summary: the article describes non-tabular test data generation process.

"How to populate MongoDB database with DTM Data Generator for JSON." (January, 2015)
Summary: the article describes a way to populate noSQL databases like MongoDB using Data Generator for JSON by DTM soft.

"How to build test spreadsheets in a bulk manner with data generation software." (November, 2014)
Summary: the article introduces new software by DTM soft for test Excel file generation.

"How to use DTM Data Scrubber as testing software for your database solution." (November, 2013)
Summary: the article describes a few test cases for database solutions based on DTM Data Scrubber functionality.

"Advanced structure import features in DTM Flat File Generator" (October, 2013)
Summary: the article describes a way to create rich data generation project by once click.

"How to use regular expressions as data generation patterns?" (September, 2013)
Summary: the article describes regular expressions usage in test data generation product line by DTM soft.

"How to build custom redistributable test data generation solution?" (August, 2013)
Summary: the article introduces two technologies by DTM soft: Test Data Generation SDK and Data Generation Script Compiler.

"Data comparison: complex cases and comparison difficulties" (July, 2013)
Summary: the article describes comparison for non-comparable values: data conversion and format modification.

"Introducing DTM Flat File Generator, easy way to build test files" (May, 2013)
Summary: the article portrays the software for plain (text, CSV, etc) file generation for application testing.

"How to build test XML documents fast and easy?" (April, 2013)
Summary: the article discloses difficulties and describes solution for automated test XML document generation.

"How to automate reporting tasks with DTM Query Reporter." (February, 2013)
Summary: the article describes database query reporting automation for html, Word, Excel, etc output formats.

"Database status monitoring with DTM DB Event tool." (December, 2012)
Summary: the article recounts basic database server and software monitoring ideas with examples.

"Test Data Management. Part 4: generation and storage." (August, 2012)
Summary: the article describes data generation and test package storage strategies.

"Test Data Management. Part 3: actors." (July, 2012)
Summary: the article dwells on personals and roles in the test data management process.

"Test Data Management. Part 2: process." (June, 2012)
Summary: the article discloses a few ideas about test data management process.

"Test Data Management. Part 1: goals and planning." (May, 2012)
Summary: the article describes two first steps of data management process: goals identification and planning.

"How to organize performance testing process." (September, 2011)
Summary: the article describes new four aspects of database performance term.

"Modern data verification and cleaning options in DTM Data Scrubber." (August, 2011)
Summary: the article describes new additions of the data verification software: value library, predefined data patterns, etc.

"Database Object Description Management and Extended Properties." (Jan, 2011)
Summary: this article describes database object descriptions usage in DTM Schema Reporter.

"Named Data Generators." (June, 2010)
Summary: this article dwells on the new DTM Data Generator's feature called named generators.

"Test Data Generation Patterns." (April, 2010)
Summary: how to use test data patterns in DTM Data Generator and DTM DB Stress tools.

"Database stress testing. DTM DB Stress tool, new features and options." (February, 2010)
Summary: this article describes new features of the DTM DB Stress tool.

"Data and Database scrambling with DTM Data Generator." (March, 2008)
Summary: how to develop databases and applications without compromising private data.

"Data modeling with DTM Data Modeler." (December, 2007)
Summary: this article deals with data modeling process and describes most useful features of DTM Data Modeler.

"DTM Data Comparer in DTM database tools product line." (May, 2007)
Summary: this article describes DTM Data Comparer tool: requirements, usage, samples and hints.

"The report customization with DTM Schema Reporter" (November, 2006)
Summary: this article describes customization options and features available in DTM Schema Reporter tool.

"Performance issues in DTM Migration Kit" (September, 2006)
Summary: this article describes factors influencing the performance of the migration tool. It will help you to select the optimal strategy for export, import or migration large databases.

"Database schema documenting with DTM Schema Reporter" (February, 2006)
Summary: the article describes use cases and special situations that require documenting the database schema and also how DTM Schema Reporter is used for these purposes.

"How to make data better using DTM Data Scrubber" (November, 2005)
Summary: the article deals with the issue of data validity in a database as well as with the use of DTM Data Scrubber for auditing and cleaning data.

"Quick viewing and editing databases using DTM Data Editor" (August, 2005)
Summary: this article describes Data Editor, an intelligent unified tool for reading, viewing and editing databases. User interface features and product usage.

"Automating everyday tasks with DTM Migration Kit" (May, 2005)
Summary: the article deals with examples of using DTM Migration Kit to automate standard data transformation tasks and contains recommendations concerning the use of the product.

"Database application stress testing. Using DTM DB Stress and DTM Data Generator together." (April, 2005)
Summary: the article dwells on several methods of stress testing for applications and database servers. You will also find some recommendations about how to use related utilities.

"Performance issues and selecting optimal rules in DTM Data Generator" (March, 2005)
Summary: this article describes factors influencing the performance of the generator and will help you select the optimal strategy for filling extra large databases.

"Using DTM Data Generator to create test data sets" (February, 2005)
Summary: this article describes more than a dozen of practical tasks to create data using DTM Data Generator as well as it presents some practical methods to work with this tool.

"Working with scripts in DTM SQL editor" (January, 2005)
Summary: this article describes the practical techniques of working with SQL scripts in DTM SQL editor that can considerably increase the productivity of your work: keyboard macro usage to speed up entering the script, SQL Library to create a hierarchical script storage and using VSS (Visual Source Safe) integration for version control management, tips and solutions.