Extending IBM Rational Functional Tester with Open Source Tools: Part 1, Using SQuirreL SQL for Database Testing
Setting up Rational Functional Tester
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Date archived: December 23, 2016 | First published: December 26, 2007
The typical scenario to test the database side of your application is to perform some sort of insert or delete action within your application, and then verify that the database was properly updated. Because IBM® Rational® Functional Tester does not provide a native means to work with databases, SQuirreL SQL is a great tool to satisfy your database testing needs. It is an open-source tool written in Java™, which makes it an ideal candidate for Rational Functional Tester’s record and playback automation capabilities. Part 1 of this article shows you how to set up Rational Functional Tester, and Part 2 helps you create scripts.
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