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    @tassaweramin

    Need suggestion for automated testing tools for a BI project. An Open source tool would be preferable.

    Scenario is such that various data sources feeding the data warehouse and finally to the BI reports.

    It would be nice if some one can help me out with this.

    #17739
    @archana

    BI validator is a tool that I have heard of, though it is not open source. SeleniumĀ is another tool you can try

    #21082
    @pranali

    BI VALIDATOR:

    BI Validator is the most comprehensive Regression, Performance and Stress Testing tool for Business Intelligence applications built using OBIEE, Cognos or Business Objects. It is built on our patented Patented ELV Architecture. Its easy to use Test Plans empower Business Analysts, Testers and Developers to quickly create and execute tests in a matter of minutes without the need to do any custom programming. By automating the BI Testing, Business Analysts, Testers and Developers can now focus on delivering more content in a shorter time with a higher degree of confidence.

    The tool can help detect defects prior to production and can drastically reduce the costs associated with BI projects using OBIEE, Cognos and Business Objects. BI Validator eliminates the need for custom programming and/or manual eyeballing of dashboards and reports. By automating the BI regression and performance testing, Business Analysts, Testers and Developers can now focus on delivering more content in a shorter time with a higher degree of confidence.

    Key Features:

    Given the shortage of resources, how to automate the regression and performance testing?
    How to simulate concurrent user load for stress testing of BI Applications built using OBIEE, Cognos and Business Objects?
    How to compare data from reports across environments?
    How to compare data from reports pre and post upgrade?
    How to unit test OBIEE subject areas?
    How to validate the entire dataset from a report and not just the first few rows?
    How to increase my dashboard and report test coverage?
    How to automate and reduce the BI testing costs?
    How to identify the dashboards and reports that are impacted by a recent change change in the model?

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