VSTS and Git Integration for Deploying to Azure – Part 3

  In Part 3 I will cover how to create a Release off of a Build we create from Part 2 https://gregorsuttie.com/2018/08/24/vsts-and-git-integration-for-deploying-to-azure-part-2/ So to create a new Release we click the plus icon as shown below - nothing like consistency in the ui 😉   So again we get to choose a template this time … Continue reading VSTS and Git Integration for Deploying to Azure – Part 3

VSTS and Git Integration for Deploying to Azure – Part 2

Ok so in this post (part 2) I promised to show you how to use Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) to build, test and deploy your code to Azure. Using Visual Studio 2017 with the git integration tools - Part 1 https://gregorsuttie.com/2018/08/24/vsts-and-git-integration-for-deploying-to-azure-part-1 Deploying to Azure using VSTS with a CI / CD pipeline - Part … Continue reading VSTS and Git Integration for Deploying to Azure – Part 2

Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 4

Ok so we have seen in parts 1, 2, and 3 how to go about adding your database to source control, as well as comparing the schema and the data held within our SQL Server databases. Its time to go about releasing changes made from one database to another (again think of you deploying changes … Continue reading Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 4

Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 3

In part 2, I covered how to compare the schemas of two databases, in part 3 I'll to cover how to compare the data held within these two databases, for that I am going to use SQL Data Compare. Again we will use the same two databases, imagine your comparing UAT to Production and wish … Continue reading Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 3

Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 2

If you're using SQL server at work and manually deploying changes to your database using manually crafted scripts then its time to stop, there is a better way to do this by automating it, remove the chance of human error, this will also ensure that before you deploy to production that your changes will work, … Continue reading Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 2

Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 1

Okay so your using a SQL Server database at work but you haven't yet put the database into Source Control, here are some reasons as to why you want to do this:- Source control your database Trust me your going to want to do this if you haven't already, it's a good practice, it may … Continue reading Continuous Deployments for SQL Server – Part 1