Monday, July 25, 2011

Quest for Random Data

While doing some database masking work, I came across the need to generate thousands of fake names, addresses, phone numbers, and additional personal information. Originally, I copied the top few thousand names from US census data and saved the results in a spreadsheet. However, I then stumbled upon a website that has been enormously helpful:

I thought I'd share this since finding randomly generated data in the exact format you need (with the right attributes) is often difficult.

No comments:

Post a Comment