Mocking database or use a test database

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  • clover

    A lightweight document-oriented NoSQL database written in pure Golang. (by ostafen)

    Hi, recently I wrote a small NoSQL embedded database in Go. It is meant to run as a library, for those usa cases where you don't want to run a real database server. I leave here the link: Maybe, it can be of help

  • dockertest

    Write better integration tests! Dockertest helps you boot up ephermal docker images for your Go tests with minimal work.

    Hey, If you just want to run tests against database normally I just use an interface for repository methods, and initialise a new repository connected to a new Database, personally I usually use dockertest . I launch a docker for the test DB instance, and use a defer method to drop the used table after each test. Doing this you can contain the instance of docker with DB locally and it's automatically managed by docker test.

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    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • gomock

    GoMock is a mocking framework for the Go programming language. (by golang)

    You can test the code outside those data classes using more general mocks.

  • keploy

    Testing for Developers. Toolkit that creates test-cases and data mocks from API calls, DB queries, etc.

    You could also try Keploy . It can not only automatically manage mocking for you but also save the requests you perform as unit tests.

  • testfixtures

    Ruby on Rails like test fixtures for Go. Write tests against a real database

    A lot of good suggestions here, I would also take a look at go-testfixtures which allows you to create some simple yaml-based fixture data to use with unit testing. It's quick and easy, but yes can get unwieldy the more you add.

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