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What to do if a QA tester mistakenly deleted a table from the QA Database?

If you read enough tech Twitter or other tech blogs, you'll come across the sentiment: "You're not a true software developer until you delete production!" Yes, QA testers are developers. ...
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What to do if a QA tester mistakenly deleted a table from the QA Database?

It shouldn't be a big deal. Consider another event. You deploy a build to your QA test environment and it has a defect which leads to rows being deleted or even a table being dropped. Should this be a ...
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What to do if a QA tester mistakenly deleted a table from the QA Database?

If they were not supposed to be able to delete a table, then your QA tester has done their job. That's a pretty major bug and potential security hole; report it, and give your QA tester a gold star. ...
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What to do if a QA tester mistakenly deleted a table from the QA Database?

It depends on the context. But not in a bad way for your QA. First of all, it could be a good panic test, I would say. :) If this is a table that should not be deleted, how did it happen? In a good db ...
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What to do if a QA tester mistakenly deleted a table from the QA Database?

I would fire such a QA ;-) Jokes apart, such things happens. So, it's a big deal if: you are not prepared for setting up test environment (basically, answer from @ThomasOwens) you have not ...
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