BI Testing


BI Testing is the process of validating the data, format and performance of the reports, subject areas and security aspects of the BI Projects.




Q.1 What is Business Intelligence Course?

Many Business Intelligence Course are available across the world. You should select testing certification by answering following questions

-          Does Hard copy or e-learning is provided?

-          Practice test for assessing oneself is given?

-          Are video demonstrations provided?

-          What is the alumni strength

Vskills provides the all the above and you can register for BI testing at link – https://www.vskills.in/certification/testing/bi-testing-certification

Q.2 What does Business Intelligence Analyst do?

Business Intelligence Analysts do activities related to Business Intelligence i.e. generating intelligence for the organization from various data points across the company.

They gather, process, transform data and also present it into easy to understand manner for senior and mid-level executives.

Intelligence generated for the organization, helps organization to be competitive and ahead of competitors.

Q.3 Does Business Intelligence need coding?

Business Intelligence does not need coding as it is an analysis focused activity. It focuses on generating insights and action-oriented intelligence for senior and mid-level executives, to act.

There are many BI tools in market which do not need any coding but, knowledge of database, data access and processing is essential.

Further, knowledge of coding helps in better using the BI tools. Hence, knowledge of coding is helpful in BI.

Q.4 Is business intelligence a good career?

Yes, of course business intelligence is a good career. There is huge demand for business intelligence professionals across the industry. Companies need business intelligence to analyze their data so as to take meaningful decisions.


Business intelligence focuses on generating detailed intelligence for the company to quickly take on competition and be better aware of its data and processes

Q.5 What is the difference between ETL testing and data warehouse testing?

The difference between ETL testing and data warehouse testing is as

Data warehouse testing – It involves testing of data warehouse, data validation and verification. Testing for functionality, reliability, integrity, availability and performance.

ETL testing – ETL expands to Extract, Transform and Load hence, ETL testing involves testing the ETL procedure in all stages of ETL i.e. pre-ETL or extract stage, during Transform stage and final or load stage.

Q.6 What are the steps for successful BI implementation?

The steps for successful BI implementation are as

·         Recognizing crucial data points and processes of the company.

·         Enlist goals and their metrics

·         Outline data parameters, access and structure

·         Recognize availability of resources

·         Be flexible and focus on system’s longevity

Q.7 What is ETL testing in software testing?

ETL testing in software testing refers to testing of ETL process and its system in an organizational setup. ETL testing – ETL expands to Extract, Transform and Load hence, ETL testing involves testing the ETL procedure in all stages of ETL i.e. pre-ETL or extract stage, during Transform stage and final or load stage.

Q.8 What is the difference between manual testing and ETL Testing?

The difference between manual testing and ETL Testing is as

manual testing – It is testing of software tools and applications, manually. Test design, execution and analysis, all stages of software testing are manually. It can include software testing,out of preview of ETL Testing

ETL Testing - involves testing the ETL procedure in all stages of ETL i.e. pre-ETL or extract stage, during Transform stage and final or load stage. It can involves either manual or use of automation tools for ETL testing.

Q.9 Which tool is used for BI Testing?

Many tools are used for BI Testing. It depends upon various factors like your requirements, budget, time for testing, what to test, etc

Q.10 What is ETL SQL?

ETL SQL  refers to usage of SQL in ETL. ETL expands to Extract, Transform and Load. ETL SQL  usage is as per database and data warehouse used for ETL implementation.

Q.11 Can we automate BI Testing?

Yes, we can automate BI Testing by using automation tools for ETL Testing. Automation tools for ETL Testing checks ETL for various defined and required parameters,

Q.12 Does ETL Testing have scope?

Yes, ETL Testing have scope of the complete ETL process. ETL testing involves testing the ETL procedure in all stages of ETL i.e. pre-ETL or extract stage, during Transform stage and final or load stage.

Q.13 Why ETL is required?

ETL is required in organization due to its crucial contribution of using and transforming huge data a company from one database to other, for better analysis. ETL is an essential part of BI, which processes all historical data to provide insights and action-oriented intelligence for senior and mid-level executives, to act.

Q.14 What is data ETL?

Data ETL refers to data in the ETL process. ETL is process of moving data from one database to other whilst, transforming it as well.

Q.15 What is BI QA?

Business intelligence QA is the activity to ensure quality across the complete business intelligence activity in an organization. It starts with design phase of business intelligence requirement, till the completion of business intelligence activity. Data validation and verification is conducted, to maintain data integrity and reliability.

Q.16 Can selenium be used for BI Testing?

Yes, Selenium can be used for BI testing but Selenium is not used usually for BI testing. Selenium is mostly used for automation testing of web applications.

Q.17 What does an BI tester do?

BI tester is responsible for testing business intelligence process in an organization. BI tester tests starting from, design phase of business intelligence requirement, till the completion of business intelligence activity.

Q.18 What is data validation in BI testing?

Data validation in BI testing refers to testing of data in data business intelligence process of an organization, for maintaining data integrity and reliability

Q.19 Is BI testing manual testing?

BI  testing is not manual testing as manual testing is testing of software tools and applications, manually. Test design, execution and analysis, all stages of software testing are manually. It can include software testing,out of preview of ETL Testing

BI Testing starts with design phase of business intelligence requirement, till the completion of business intelligence activity

Q.20 What is Tosca bi?

Tosca bi is a commercial BI testing tool. It provides facility to automate BI testing.

Q.21 What is a BI test?

BI test is part of BI testing. BI test checks for a specific function in business intelligence process of a company.

Q.22 Which certification is best for business intelligence?

Many Business Intelligence Course are available across the world. You should select testing certification by answering following questions

-          Does Hard copy or e-learning is provided?

-          Practice test for assessing oneself is given?

-          Are video demonstrations provided?

-          What is the alumni strength

Many other certification providers are tool specific like from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, etc

Q.23 What is a business intelligence professional?

A business intelligence professional has activities related to Business Intelligence i.e. generating intelligence for the organization from various data points across the company.

Business intelligence professional gather, process, transform data and also present it into easy to understand manner for senior and mid-level executives.

Intelligence generated for the organization, helps organization to be competitive and ahead of competitors.

Q.24 Is there any certification for BI testing?

Yes, business intelligence or BI testing certification is at link - https://www.vskills.in/certification/testing/bi-testing-certification

 

Vskills offers following deliverables

-          Online video based, e-learning LMS

-          Hard copy to candidates residing in India

-          Practice tests for assessing your knowledge

-          Government certification

-                  Past candidates working in MNC software companies like Accenture, IBM, TCS, etc

Q.25 Is there any good link to practice my BI testing skills?

Yes, link to practice BI testing skills is at link - https://www.vskills.in/practice/bi-testing-questions

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