Test Data Management Tool Comparison
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Test Data Solutions ComparisonGenRocket offers a test data generation solution for software testing service providers who are dissatisfied with TDM and homegrown test data solutions. GenRocket quickly delivers model-based test data for enterprise applications in just about any desired structure and format and at a much lower operating cost.
|Homegrown Test Data Solutions||Test Data Management Solutions||GenRocket|
|Flexibility of Test Data|
|Types of Test Data The flexibility of test data that can be built to match the needs of your tests||
|Test Data Output The variety of test data outputs||
|Test Data for new functionality The ability to support new data models and applications||Not available if pulling from released production data.||Not available – TDM usually pulls from released production data…||Available whenever test data is needed.|
|Speed of Provisioning|
|Test Data Provisioning Methods How testers get access to test data.||Centralized. Testers have to wait for test data sets to be provisioned.||Centralized. Testers have to wait for the TDM manager to procure and deliver test data sets.||Decentralized. Testers can generate the test data they need on demand. No waiting.|
|Test Data Modification Methods How testers modify data to meet their test requirements.||Manual. Testers often have to modify test data sets to meet their specific testing needs.||Manual. Testers often have to modify test data sets to meet their specific testing needs.||Automated. Testers generate exactly what they want when they want it.|
|License Cost Cost of solution.||Cost of developing and maintaining a home-grown solution. Cost of upgrading and not being able to test fully due to missing functionality.||~$25,000/user||$1,500/user/year|
|Resource Cost + Training Cost Cost of solution.||Dedicated resource. Significant cost when resource is not available or leaves company.||Dedicated resource. Specialized training – up to 10 days. Significant cost when resource is not available or leaves company.||Non-dedicated resources – any tester can generate test data. Self-serve training / less complex solution to learn.|