Sep 15 2009

Good Sample Databases Can Be Hard To Find

Categories: General Dave Rathbun @ 12:41 am

It’s really hard to make up reasonable fake data. Or maybe it’s just hard for me, because I have tried and not been very successful. :) For this reason I have typically used eFashion or Island Resorts Marketing for my various technical tips and conference presentations. They’re small enough to be speedy during conference demonstrations, but complex enough to be interesting. For the conference coming next month I am also going to use the “Motors” database provided in the designer training class. I have converted these databases to Oracle because it allows me to have more fun. Microsoft Access is easy and portable but doesn’t provide all of the features that I would like.

Sometimes, though, I want more. Continue reading “Good Sample Databases Can Be Hard To Find”