All the database developers more or less write database unit tests that not only help in detecting bugs early but also save a lot of time and efforts when the unexpected behavior of database objects becomes a production issue.
Nowadays, there are a number of database unit testing frameworks such as tSQLt along with third-party unit testing tools including dbForge Unit Test.
On the one hand, the benefit of using third-party testing tools is that the development team can instantly create and run unit tests with added features. Also, using a testing framework directly gives you more control over the unit tests. Therefore, you can add more functionality to the unit testing framework itself. However, in this case, your team must have time and a certain level of expertise to do this.
This article explores some standard practices that can help us to improve the way we write database unit tests.