Online Documentation for Data Generator for PostgreSQL

EMS Data Generator FAQ

Please read this page attentively if you have questions about EMS Data Generator for PostgreSQL.


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Q: What is Data Generator for PostgreSQL?

A: Data Generator for PostgreSQL is a powerful utility for generating test data to several PostgreSQL database tables at once. The wizard application allows you to define tables for generating data, set value ranges, generate char fields and BLOBs, and many other features to generate test data in a simple and direct way. The utility also provides you with the console application which allows you to generate data in one touch by using generation templates.



Q: What do I need to start working with EMS Data Generator for PostgreSQL?

A: First of all you must have a possibility to connect to some local or remote PostgreSQL server to work with Data Generator for PostgreSQL. You can use the following link to download the server: Besides, you need your computer to satisfy the system requirements for Data Generator for PostgreSQL.



Q: What is the easiest way to configure the template files for the console application of Data Generator?

A: You can configure the template files for each table or export type visually using the PostgreSQL Data Generator wizard. Set the required  generation options at Step 4 of the wizard, click the 'Tools' button and select the 'Save Template' popup menu item. All the options will be saved to the template file which can be used later in the console application.



Q: How can I register the product?

A: If you have already purchased Data Generator for PostgreSQL, you can register the product by entering the appropriate registration information. Please refer to Registration and How to register EMS Data Generator for details.



Q: Are there any limitations implied in the trial version as compared with the full one?

A: The trial version of the utility admits to the maximum of 100 records to be generated at a time. In all other respects it does not differ from the full version as far as the functionality is concerned. That is, you can test all the features implemented in Data Generator for PostgreSQL within the 30-day trial period.


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