A short introduction to CA Test Data Manager’s high performance database comparison utility, DB Compare. Learn how to quickly compare snapshots of whole or partial databases, including live message traffic. Testers and developers can quickly understand how applications are being used in practice, as well as how a change to the front-end has impacted the back-end. Technical debt can be paid off, gaining an in-depth understanding of a system, even without solid documentation or subject matter expertise. See how to compare actual and expected results from a single location, avoiding unsystematic SQL scripting and standardizing database comparisons for test automation.