Automating T-SQL Code Testing

Published December 5th, 2013 Under Unit Testing | Comments Off

This is a short demo of the T.S.T. tool. This is an open source tool that can be used to write and automate tests for T-SQL code. Transact-SQL (T-SQL) is Microsoft’s proprietary extension to SQL used to write transaction in SQL Server. This tool can be downloaded from http://tst.codeplex.com/. Read more

The State of the Art on .NET

Published August 4th, 2010 Under Unit Testing | Comments Off

Amanda Laucher and Josh Graham present at an introductory level some of the most important elements of the .NET ecosystem: F#, M, Boo, NUnit, RhinoMocks, Moq, NHibernate, Castle, Windsor, NVelocity, Guerilla WCF, Azure, MEF.

http://www.infoq.com/presentations/The-State-of-the-Art-on-.NET

Mercurial on BigTable

Published October 27th, 2009 Under Configuration Management | Comments Off

Project Hosting on Google Code is a web-based platform for open source development, providing mailing lists, an issue tracker, a source code repository, download areas, and so on. This talk will focus on a new version-control component of Project Hosting on Google Code: Mercurial backed by Bigtable. Mercurial/Bigtable is designed to scale over thousands of machines and use Bigtable’s replication to run over multiple datacenters. It is built to be able to host hundreds of thousands of open source projects. Come learn about Mercurial’s architecture, and how we’ve extended it to grow to “Google size”.

NOSQL Meetup San Francisco – VPork

Published October 7th, 2009 Under Performance Testing | Comments Off

VPork is a utility for load testing a distributed hash table, namely project Voldemort.

SQL Injection with sqlmap

Published May 22nd, 2009 Under Uncategorized | Comments Off

A short introduction to sqlmap. sqlmap is an open source command-line automatic SQL injection tool. Its goal is to detect and take advantage of SQL injection vulnerabilities in web applications. Find more information about this on the original post

MySQL Replication – Audit, Test & Verify

Published February 5th, 2009 Under Configuration Management | Comments Off

MySQL replication is fairly easy to set up, but in the real world many obstacles can get in the way of keeping it up and running smoothly. One problem is the slaves getting out of sync with the master. If you’re lucky you’d be alerted with an error in your slave log file, and can then track down that problem. But sometimes it drifts out of sync silently. Both are situations you want to avoid. Sean Hull talks about why this happens, both in terms of things that happen in the  application and in MySQL’s implementation of statement-based replication. Then he shares a method to eliminate the problem by testing and verifying your current setup.

Effective Test Driven Database Development

Published November 24th, 2008 Under Uncategorized | Comments Off

Although test-driven development is now considered common sense in the OO world, it is very rare in database development. This session looks at the reasons behind that and presents solutions and best practices for test-driven database development. Database testing is analysed from two aspects: unit-testing in the database (stored procedures,views) and integration testing from the object service/web layer down to the database. This session is aimed at database developers,technical architects and Java/.NET developers working on enterprise applications. In this talk, Gojko Adzic look at why test-driven development is rarely used in database development. He will discuss the reasons behind this and present solutions and best-practises for test-driven database development.

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