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tool to generate test data?

Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
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I have an excel spreadsheet of about 1300 rows. This is representative data of what a million row table looks like. I need to generate more rows like the ones I have.

Is there a free tool, that works with mySQL that can help me with this?
Dana Hanna
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Joined: Feb 28, 2003
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Huh? I'm not following you here. 1300 rows represents millions?
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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I don't know if any tool like that exists. It would have to have some understanding of your data. You could write a simple Java (or Perl or ...) to mix the rows or generate random variations.

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