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TypesofETLTesting:
1)ConstraintTesting:
Inthephaseofconstrainttesting,thetestengineersidentifieswhetherthedataismappedfromsourcetotargetornot.
TheTestEngineerfollowsthebelowscenariosinETLTestingprocess.
a)NOTNULL
b)UNIQUE
c)PrimaryKey
d)Foreignkey
e)Check
f)Default
g)NULL
2)SourcetoTargetCountTesting:
IntheSourcetoTargetdataismatchedornot.ATestercancheckinthisviewwhetheritisascendingorderordescendingorderit
doesntmatter.OnlycountisrequiredforTester.
DuetolackoftimeatestercanfollowthistypeofTesting.

3)SourcetoTargetDataValidationTesting:
InthisTesting,atestercanvalidatetheeachandeverypointofthesourcetotargetdata.
Mostofthefinancialprojects,atestercanidentifythedecimalfactors.

Etltestinglifecycle(or)Etltest
process
TypesofEtltesting
TypesofEtlbugs
Bugreporting
Testingtemplates
Etlperformancetesting
EtlinterviewQuestions
Projectwithexample
SQL
Unix

4)Threshold/DataIntegratedTesting:
InthisTesting,theRangesofthedata,AtestEngineercanusuallyidentifiesthepopulationcalculationandsharemarketingand
businessfinanceanalysis(quarterly,halferly,Yearly)
MINMAXRANGE
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5)FieldtoFieldTesting:
Inthefieldtofieldtesting,atestengineercanidentifythathowmuchspaceisoccupiedinthedatabase.Thedataisintegratedinthe
tablecumdatatypes.
NOTE:Tochecktheorderofthecolumnsandsourcecolumntotargetcolumn.
6)DuplicateCheckTesting:
InthisphaseofETLTesting,aTestercanfaceduplicatevalueveryfrequentlyso,atthattimethetesterfollowsdatabasequerieswhy
becausehugeamountofdataispresentinsourceandTargettables.
SelectENO,ENAME,SAL,COUNT(*)FROMEMPGROUPBYENO,ENAME,SALHAVINGCOUNT(*)>1
Note:
1)TherearenomistakesinPrimaryKeyornoPrimaryKeyisallottedthentheduplicatesmayarise.
2)Sometimes,adevelopercandomistakeswhiletransferringthedatafromsourcetotargetatthattimeduplicatesmayarise.
3)DuetoEnvironmentMistakesalsoduplicatesarise(Duetoimproperpluginsinthetool).
7)Error/ExceptionLogicalTesting:
1)DelimiterisavailableinValidTables
2)Delimiterisnotavailableininvalidtables(ExceptionTables)
8)IncrementalandHistoricalProcessTesting:
IntheIncrementaldata,thehistoricaldataisnotcorrupted.Whenthehistoricaldataiscorruptedthenthisistheconditionwherebugs
raise.
9)ControlColumnsandDefectValuesTesting:
ThisisintroducedbyIBM
10)NavigationTesting:
NavigationTestingistheEnduserpointofviewtesting.Anendusercannotfollowthefriendlyoftheapplicationthatnavigationiscalled
asbadorpoorNavigation.

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AtthetimeofTesting,Atestercanidentifythistypeofnavigationscenariostoavoidunnecessarynavigation.
11)Initializationtesting:
AcombinationofhardwareandsoftwareinstalledinplatformiscalledtheInitializationTesting
12)TransformationTesting:
Atthetimeofmappingfromsourcetabletotargettable,Transformationisnotinmappingcondition,thentheTestEngineerraisesbugs.
13)RegressionTesting:
Codemodificationtofixabugortoimplementanewfunctionalitywhichmakesustotofinderrors.
Theseintroducederrorsarecalledregression.Identifyingforregressioneffectiscalledregressiontesting.
14)Retesting:
Reexecutingthefailedtestcasesafterfixingthebug.
15)SystemIntegrationTesting:
Integrationtesting:Afterthecompletionofprogrammingprocess.Developercanintegratethemodulesthereare3models
a)TopDown
b)BottomUp
c)Hybrid
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