Step-by-step quick start: update table
  1. Run the program and setup connection for your database.
  2. Press "Add Data Rule" button to create new rule.
  3. Change mode to "Update" with related drop-down menu.
  4. Select table to be updated from drop-down list. If this list is empty you should check schema/owner name in the Connect Window. There is important that schema/owner name is case sensitive. DTM Data Generator: Select table from the list
  5. If the source table has no Primary Key, you should specify unique key manually using "..." button near table name.
  6. Save the rule and run it using "Run All" button.

Optional steps. You can to:

  • change number of rows to be generated and transaction size. Default value can be specified in the Settings Window.
  • enter WHERE clause. The program will update only data rows that correspond with entered condition.
  • change fill method or method properties. By default the program will update all columns except identity and auto-incremental. You should change fill method to "Ignore" to save original values. The simplest way to do it is check required columns using check-boxes in the columns list and open local menu with right mouse button in the list:
    DTM Data Generator: Columns list context menu
  • view sample data with preview tab.
  • create prologue and epilogue SQL scripts for the rule.
  • specify custom output files for text and SQL output.
  • define short text note for created rule. The program shows is note in the rule list.