Category Big data

Should DbFit be used for running performance or production data tests?

This question has been discussed on the DbFit forums a few times (and very similar discussions have taken place over at the FitNesse forums); here is my 2c on the subject.

Release of DbFit 2.0.0 final

Good news, everybody – the long-overdue release of DbFit 2.0.0 is finally here. As always, the ZIP archive can be downloaded from the DbFit homepage. This release is identical to the 2.0.0-RC5 release, which hasn’t had any show-stopping bugs raised against it for several months now; you can learn more about it in the release […]

Big data profiles: surviving a legacy migration with continuous delivery

Recently, I interviewed a team lead, working in a large financial services company, about ensuring a high level of quality for a large ETL migration project that his team had delivered.

Release of DbFit 2.0.0 RC5

I am pleased to announce the release of DbFit 2.0.0 RC5 – it’s been a while since the last release. The ZIP archive can be downloaded from the DbFit homepage. The highlights: Support for encrypting database passwords – if you are working in an environment where you aren’t allowed to store database passwords in plaintext, you may wish […]

Release of DbFit 2.0.0 RC4

I am pleased to announce the release of DbFit 2.0.0 RC4. The ZIP archive can be downloaded from the DbFit homepage. The highlights of this release: Oracle feature: DbFit now works with both the 10g and 11g JDBC drivers Oracle bugfix: synonyms can be seamlessly used in statements and queries Oracle bugfix: fix for invoking stored procedures with NUMBER […]

DbFit: the past and present

At this moment (March 2013), there are 4 different distributions of the DbFit project in the wild. In this post, I hope to give some background as to why this is so and which version to use when. The original DbFit In 2007, Gojko Adzic released the original version of DbFit, a set of .NET […]

Release of DbFit 2.0.0 RC2

I am pleased to announce the release of DbFit 2.0.0 RC2. The ZIP archive can be downloaded from the DbFit homepage. What’s included in this release? DbFit upgraded to FitNesse release v20130216: WISYWIG editor: multiline cell editing bugfixes. DbFit now bundled with FitSharp 2.2 (.NET 4.0). This: allows combining DbFit and .NET fixtures in the same […]