Lesson 8 Testing Databases
Getting Started: A Tutorial
Do you test distributed applications that access a database, or do you test
database software directly? Are you familiar with SQL? If so, you might
want to learn about DBTester.
Note If you would like to complete the following exercises and you
have not already done so, you will need to install the GMO client/
server application. For installation instructions, please see
In this chapter
This chapter contains the following sections:
Overview of DBTester
What is DBTester?
DBTester provides direct access, using SQL, from a SilkTest script to a
database supported by ODBC drivers.
DBTester comprises six functions that allow you to read and write database
records without using the application's user interface. Thus, you can test an
application's database or database software without using the application