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#tsql2sday #119 write-up

First, I’d like to say thanks. First to Adam Machanic (b|t) for starting #tsql2sday, second to Steve Jones (b|t) for co-ordinating it, but most importantly to all the people who contributed, listed below. I asked people to write about something in their IT careers that they had changed your mind about. What was your original opinion? Why did you believe…

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Continuous Database Deployment… to Production. #tsql2sday #119

This post is part of the 119th #tsql2sday blog party, which was started by Adam Machanic and is co-ordinated by Steve Jones. For more info, check out the website.  Our host this week is (ahem…) me. Here’s the topic: Changing your mind. For my contribution, I want to talk about continuous database deployment to production. Defining Continuous Deployment A point…

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T-SQL Tuesday #119 – Changing your mind

This month I have the honour of hosting T-SQL Tuesday, the monthly blog party started by Adam Machanic and co-ordinated by Steve Jones. Bringing people together I’m excited about DevOps. I first heard the term as a sales person at an IT company. I recognised the gulf between the sales and tech silos at my company and I could observe…

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T-SQL Tuesday #90 – You are doing “Continuous Integration” wrong!

It’s still Tuesday alright… In the USA anyway. (And by the USA I mean Hawaii.) This blog post is part of T-SQL Tuesday #90 – Shipping Database Changes, hosted by James Anderson. T-SQL Tuesday is an online blog party started by Adam Mechanic and you are invited to join in. A record of every previous T-SQL Tuesday is maintained by Steve Jones.…

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T-SQL Tuesday #83­­­­ – We’re still terrible at delivering databases

This is my first contribution to the T-SQL Tuesday blog party. This month it’s hosted by the impatient DBA. The theme for this month is that we’re still dealing with the same problems. I hope you don’t all want to throw me out of the party after you finish reading… Here’s goes. *GULP* When a graduate sales guy, within a…