Global Azure Bootcamp – Glasgow April 21st 2018

Saturday April 21st was the day for the Azure Global Bootcamp which say people attend user groups all around the world as you can see below, so we all spent a day as the Azure community learning all about Azure in many different ways from speakers all around the globe. I took part and my … Continue reading Global Azure Bootcamp – Glasgow April 21st 2018

Tips for Deploying your .Net project

Over the last 20 years I've seen many a deployment, some good, some bad and the ugly, life's too short for manual/long deployments. Here is what I recommend If you have manual steps in your deployments then stop it, now, no seriously, you can deploy with zero manual steps (clicking deploy doesn't count). What to … Continue reading Tips for Deploying your .Net project

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