Datavard Validate



Overview



Datavard Validate is automated solution for data validation of mainly SAP BW systems after upgrades, OS/DB migrations, NLS implementations, SLO transformations or day-to-day validation of data correctness and completeness.

To perform complete and exhaustive tests, an extensive amount of manual testing is required, which consumes time, resources and manpower. The main advantages of automated validation are:

  1. Reduction in time to perform the necessary tests
  2. Time saved can be reinvested into higher priority projects
  3. Extensive and complete testing


Validate by Datavard is a tool for automated validation in frontend testing based on WebTemplate and Web Intelligence (BOBJ) testing and backend testing for various scenarios such as:

  • BW Query validation
  • BW Info Provider content validation (Listcube)
  • BW transformations validation
  • Table content validation
  • ABAP reports output validation



Automated validation procedure overview



Typical use cases for validation

Every company is going through changes in their IT landscape as part of minor and major upgrades, releases, developments and roll-outs of new projects. To ensure consistency of the data, validaiton is part of daily job. With bigger projects, the testing is getting more and more business attention and importance.

Biggest challenges for testing*


Datavard Validate targets the most common challenges for testing - missing resources, high effort, missing automation as well as it provides Test Case Management as a build in feature.

Key Features


  • Tool for automated validation mainly for SAP BW
  • Supported front ends: Web templates, Business Objects Web Intelligence, Design Studio
  • Backend testing: table, listcube, query, DTP
  • Automation saves your time and money with the first execution
  • Test Management (+authorizations)
  • Parallelization and scheduling (Backend)
  • HANA supported (ADSO, Composite prov.)
  • Cross system validation (via RFC connection)
  • Outboard & NLS supported
  • Integration with HP ALM
  • Simple architecture & installation
  • 100% ABAP, no scripts, no extra HW or SW, same day deployment


Use Cases

  • Validation in migrations (Any DB -> HANA, Data center change, DSO -> ADSO, SAP BW -> BW4HANA, front end migration)
  • Regression testing after upgrades (OS, DB, Netweaver, front end)
  • Performance and stress testing (migration of system or data center, HANA patch, hardware change etc.)
  • ECC migration to S/4HANA


Customer's experience

Short intro video about Validate value

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