Reply to post: Live data

Tick, tock motherf... erm, we mean, don't panic over GDPR

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Live data

... has real faults in it, caused by real history and real past bugs.

I've built test data for a customer record system, run all the tests, everything passes. Do the live install, and it's exception city, flames, cats and dogs living together, etc.

Unless you can analyse and predict data patterns in your live data, a system will never be properly tested until it's seen the real database.

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