Presentation on theme: "Maintaining a Test Database Mike Bianco. Agenda: What is a Test Database? Test Database Policies Refreshing a Test Database Do(s)/Dont(s) Demo: Refresh."— Presentation transcript:
Maintaining a Test Database Mike Bianco
Agenda: What is a Test Database? Test Database Policies Refreshing a Test Database Do(s)/Dont(s) Demo: Refresh a Test Database
What is a Test Database? A test databases consist of a database that does not have live data Skyward Training Testing new software updates Testing security configuration Development of third party tools/crystal reports Get creative, what do you use it for?
Test Database Policies Free setup for new customers Free support of first year as Skyward customer Setup/Support is billable after the first year Skyward will provide training on Test Database Setup Refreshing a Test Database We dont recommend you do this without training Missing steps can be dangerous to your data!
Overview of Refreshing a Database Overview 1.Export System Configuration from Training Database 2.Stop Training Database 3.Restore a backup of production over the Training Database 4.Start Training Database (disable AI if active on production) 5.Start Training WebSpeed Broker (ex. wsEAplusTrn, wsFinTrn) 6.Import System Configuration 7.Pause All Scheduled Tasks 8.Restart Training Services (ex. CAS, Report Queue, SkyRAS)