In the previous posts, we discussed about Data Subset, Data Masking, Test Data Ageing, Data Archive in TDM and Test Data Refresh. In this post, we will try to focus on what is Gold Copy in TDM.
So what is meant by Gold Copy?
This is the baseline version of the data that can be used for future releases. For example, if you are trying to load your test database from the production database for the first time. In this case, you can save the copy as a baseline from which future test data refreshes can be made. The following picture depicts this concept of Gold Copy