dbForge Data Generator for MySQL is a GUI tool designed for creating massive volumes of realistic test data. The tool includes a collection of predefined data generators with customizable configuration options that allow populating MySQL database tables with random data.
dbForge Data Generator for MySQL is a great tool to populate databases with test data. You can select desired tables and columns and personalize the data by regex or by using predefined templates. It is a very useful tool with great usability to setup and to use.
What do you dislike?
There is not a free basic version, only a trial version valid for 30 days. For single use or to small teams and companies, it can be a limitation.
Recommendations to others considering the product
First, use the trial version to evaluate and validate the tool. Before using it, clone or backup your target database first to avoid errors.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
When we have to test some application after development process, often you need to have data available in the database to do a better job. Inserting data manually is very boring and time consuming task. So, this tool allows developers and testers quickly populate a database to perform tests.
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