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Re: validation testing -- use TPC-C? (or what?)

From: DA Morgan <damorgan_at_psoug.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 12:52:14 -0800
Message-ID: <1134593528.142342@jetspin.drizzle.com>


Matt Emmerton wrote:
> "z" <z_at_y.x.invalid> wrote in message
> news:6OBnf.37054$tV6.22163_at_newssvr27.news.prodigy.net...
>

>>How can validation testing on DBMSs such as DB2 and Oracle be performed?
>>
>>Is there a quick commonly used publicly available DBMS test that can be
>>used?
>>
>>Could TPC-C be used?  If so, where can TPC-C be obtained?  (Is is publicly
>>available?)

>
>
> If you want to validate a database for use in your business environment, the
> best thing to do is build a simple prototype of your business app and test
> it on the databases you're considering.

Absolutely. TCP-? has absolutely nothing to do with the real world and will provide you zero information related to your specific hardware, your specific operating system, your specific configuration, your specific application or anything else.

-- 
Daniel A. Morgan
http://www.psoug.org
damorgan_at_x.washington.edu
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Received on Wed Dec 14 2005 - 14:52:14 CST

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