I have just uploaded a new blog post titled Fundamentals of data testing:
Setup and Teardown Patterns to
In this article, I have described my some patterns I have found useful when
automating test environment setup and teardown in situations when you are
building a test suite that relies heavily on persistent artefacts, like
databases, and you have to play nice with other users of the environment.
This is part of my ongoing effort to make public the knowledge I have built
up over the past 4 years building automated test suites for Data Integration
Please don't hesitate to comment.
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