New answers tagged data-quality
Purely in relation to ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119 (The New International Software Testing Standard): There's mixed opinion on ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119, but it does provide a versatile framework that can help/suggest structure to a QA/test team. Standards aren't everything - efficient and effective testing should be your first priority. If ISO-29119 is of interest, ...
I found an open source command line tool that can compare databases, csv, xml etc. http://www.diffkit.org/
In my experience, something like a csv compare can be done programmatically without too much of a speed hit - so long as there aren't many errors. The way I'd handle it is to have your baseline CSV files being the data you expect each table to contain, one for each table (excluding any timestamps or other time-sensitive data - you'd need to check that ...
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