In the previous posts, I explained about Data Subset, Data Masking, Test Data Ageing and Test Data Refresh. In this post, we will focus on the topic of Data Archival and how important it is to the process of Test Data Management.
What does Data Archival typically mean?
- Size Management
- You would want to provide an efficient mechanism for the database size management. Over time a database size grows and you need to actively manage it.
- Archival of older data
- Older data can be archived to some low disk space occupying area and can be later retrieved whenever needed
Types or Archive Mechanisms: