Logging Test Results into custom table, gets rolled back?

ChrisCChrisC Posts: 2 New member
I'm using SQL Test to write some tests to check the performance of some of our ERP API's (e.g. record the execution times in a loop of 100, check that the majority fall within 1 Standard Deviation of pre-recorded norms), and although I have my Fail conditions coded in the SQL Test, I also want to log the results into a separate table, so if we do get a failure I can see what the details are. Unfortunately SQL Test must be rolling back this write when it occurs, because I end up with no data left in the table. Does this sound like it is working as intended for SQL Test, and is there a way to disable this when running a particular test?

(When I run the SQL script outside of SQL Test it does record into the logging table).

Thanks.
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  • Jon_KirkwoodJon_Kirkwood Brisbane, AustraliaPosts: 25 Bronze 1
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    Thank you for reaching out on the Redgate forums regarding your query with SQL Test.

    Reading your process it looks like this may be a concern with tsqlt, which is the process running behind SQL Test. tsqlt is an open-source database unit testing solution of which Redgate is a sponsor however we do not own/maintain their codebase

    Sadly we do not handle tsqlt support directly, you can gain access to their various channels to ask questions, pull their code & review the program functionality.

    Some handy links to assist you further
    Website - https://tsqlt.org/ 
    Post a question in the tSQLt Google group - https://groups.google.com/g/tsqlt?pli=1
    Stack Overflow - https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/tsqlt
    Slack - https://sqlcommunity.slack.com/ (channel #tsqlt)

    Of interest, I did look at their codebase and searched for rollbacks, there were a number of hits including a file - CaptureTestExecTimes.sql which looks similar to the experience you are outlining
    Jon Kirkwood | Technical Support Engineer | Redgate Software

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