Monthly Archives: April 2014


Database CI with Jenkins: A step by step tutorial

Edit: Originally written in Oct 2013, this post was updated in Nov 2016 due to software updates from Redgate. While Continuous Integration (CI) started with application code you should apply the same principles to databases.┬áThe point is that CI reduces your feedback loop such that changes that break the build are caught as soon as they are committed to source…


How to sell Continuous Delivery to the more resistant people at your organization

Well that was nerve-racking. I’m on the train home from the first ever Pipeline conference. It was great and everyone who works with code in London should join ‘London Continuous Delivery’ here. During the day I lead an OpenSpace discussion on how continuous delivery principles can be applied to databases. At the end of the day I half volunteered and…