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A 2-post collection

My Simple-Talk article on Continuous Integration for SQL Server Databases

I must have struck a chord with the folks at Red Gate recently when I wrote about Automated database releases with TeamCity and Red Gate. Inadvertently, I managed to get this post out right in the final stages of their work on SQL Source Control 2 which added the ability to version static data. This was pretty opportune timing and caused me to rewrite – and significantly simplify – a fair swathe of the post.Clearly the post was a glowing endorsement of their tools, and rightly so. In conjunction with TeamCity, they’ve helped me to fill a fairly gaping hole in the CI process and bring the DB up to a first class citizen with the application...

My SQL Source control article on Simple-Talk

I’ve previously written about Rocking your SQL Source Control world with Red Gate and was bullishly optimistic about the potential for finally providing the means for simple, effective version control of database objects. It turns out the post struck a chord with the folks at Red Gate and they asked me if I’d like to contribute to an article in Simple-Talk, a fantastic bi-monthly newsletter with about 150,000 subscribers. It’s now online here:Foolproof Atomic Versioning of ApplicationsI’m a long time subscriber to Simple-Talk and it’s one of the few tech newsletter I actually still get delivered by email; everything else has been demoted to RSS or increasingly, only...