426: Agile Database Testing Techniques
Tarik Essawi , Verisign    Biography

Objectives: How to greatly increase the quality of database code and installations.
How to ensure installs are sucessfull
Provide best practices that every engineer can use to improve quality.
Abstract: This presentation will provide real world best practices that improved the quality of database installations and code by over 80%, while reducing planned maintenance windows for deployments.

The presentation will show how agile database testing techniques can be incorporated into any project.

After attending this session, the attendee will have a better understanding of how to implement agile database testing techniques as part of their project lifecycle. This will in turn allow them to spend more time developing software and less time fixing defects.

The presentation will also include methods for testing stored procedures, database installations, and reports.

Audiernce Focus: DBA
Expertise: Intermediate
Track: Development
Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM