Re: Database comparisons

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 09:45:01 -0800
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On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 9:24 AM, Dennis Williams <> wrote:

> List,
> We have an audit finding related to data integrity. I'm looking for a way
> to detect all database changes on a small test database. Fortunately the
> environment is well-contained. Typically when we've made application
> changes, we verify that the data changes are what we expect. The auditors
> are insisting that we somehow verify there aren't unexpected changes in
> other tables. The environment is Oracle on Solaris. I have three
> thoughts:

Is regression testing performed on the app when it is changed, before applying to production?

Wouldn't that be sufficient to satisfy the auditors?

Jared Still
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