The DTM Data Generator Runtime for Unix, Linux and Mac OS (ME, multiplatform edition) is a special version of the data generator based on Java technologies. This version allows the user to run already created projects under most popular platforms: Unix, Linux, Mac OS, Windows, etc. The user can modify database connection and output properties only with this software product. Moreover, the runtime expects same database schema as for created project.
This software is compatible with Professional and Enterprise editions of DTM Data Generator only. It requires Java SDK or Java Runtime Environment to be executed and uses JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) to access databases.
Please find differences between full edition and runtime of the test data generator in the following table:
|Option||Enterprise Edition for Windows||Multiplatform Runtime|
|Create or modify project file||Yes||Limited|
|Connectivity||ODBC, OLE DB, OCI, IDAPI||JDBC|
|Run existing project file||Yes||Yes|
|Cross-database references support||Yes||No, manual only|
|Schema Validation||Yes||Limited, editor only|
|Schema Migration Feature||Yes||No|
|Performance mode||Option||Always on*|
* - for typical projects the Runtime ME is faster than the base version for about 2-3 times due to limitations mentioned in the table above.
Important: the user must have at least one DTM Data Generator license to prepare portable project files (.DGP2).