Monthly Archives: July 2014

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Don’t be a brick in the wall – Part 2

So – my prediction wasn’t far off… About three weeks before the world cup started, I posted an observation that footballers know more about teamwork than IT guys. I predicted that the world cup final would be a match between Brazil and Argentina and I imagined what would happen if the Brazilian team acted like a traditional IT team, with…

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Deploying Red Gate database packages with Octopus deploy

*** This post is now obsolete. You should read this post instead:¬†http://workingwithdevs.com/tutorial-sql-release-octopus-deploy-databases/ *** Red Gate already offers a tool for managing your deployments. It’s called Deployment Manager. However, last week one of our account reps asked me to prepare a demo for a customer who had already spent a lot of time building a deployment process around a different release…