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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.11

Database (DB) Bullet
Database (DB) Bullet Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: DB Bullet is a data integration testing solution. This technology allows users to compare data between various data sources and targets, perform Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) testing, and perform regression testing. This technology may also be used to maintain data mappings and generate large volumes of data as part of the Continuous Integration (CI) process.

This technology is available in three editions; Professional, Developer, and Trial. The base functionality of these three editions are identical, with the Professional edition including additional reporting capabilities. The scope of this entry is for all thee editions.

This technology is able to compare data between different database platforms including Oracle Database, Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server, and PostgreSQL. Additionally, this technology saves detailed reports and is able to generate and insert data into configured databases.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v21.3
Decision Date: 03/22/2021
Aliases: DBbullet
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Lucastle
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (03/22/2021).