Webtau provides database access layer db. to help with data setup, validation and manipulation. Use it in conjunction with other layers like http. to write more powerful tests. database/data-setup Data Setup database/data-query Data Query PRICES << [ "id" | "description" | "price"] { ___________________________________ "id1" | "nice set" | 1000 "id2" | "another set" | 2000 } def prices = db.query("select * from PRICES where id=:id", [id: "id1"]) prices.should == ["ID" | "DESCRIPTION" | "PRICE"] { ___________________________________ "id1" | "nice set" | 1000 }