Must we use DB2 for a ClearQuest test database if we use DB2 for ClearQuest?

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Mark Owens asked on November 3, 2010 - 2:17pm | Replies (1).

We have a DB2 database for ClearQuest, but need to set up the Test Database. Is it a requirement that the test dabase also be DB2 or can I just use an Access database for testing purposes?

It seems likely that I'd need to use a DB2 database, but creating one is a huge pain.

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martina replied on November 3, 2010 - 3:15pm.

theoretically you can use Access. Practically it depends on the complexity of your schema whether Access can handle it. You may end up chasing bugs that are really Access flame-outs. DB2 for CQ comes with CQ so I usually just set it up locally on my PC so I have full control over it and don't have to bug a DB admin when I need a quick test DB.


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