Tag Archives: DLM

DevOps Webinar Tomorrow

A quick reminder that tomorrow, Feb 21 at 12pm EST, I’ll be hosting another DevOps, Database Lifecycle Management (DLM) webinar. Together with Arneh Eskandari, we’ll show how we can each make changes to our own database, push the changes to … Continue reading

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Validating a Set of Database Scripts using DLM Automation

The basis of all the DLM Automation from Redgate is a series of PowerShell cmdlets. They might look intimidating or confusing, but they aren’t. This is part of a series of posts that examine how you use each one. Previously … Continue reading

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DLM Automation–Making a Database Connection

One of the things I’ve been wanting to do is dig more into the command line automation cmdlets from the Redgate DLM Automation suite. While there are plugins for many build and release systems, I should be able to customize, … Continue reading

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DB CI: Getting Test Results in VSTS

One of the things I struggled with a bit was getting test results to appear in VSTS from my builds. Here’s my original Build flow: However, when I’d run a build, I got this in the Build summary: That’s not … Continue reading

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Webinar: Database Deployment with Git, Jenkins, and Octopus Deploy

I’ve got a webinar later today that looks at how Redgate Software’s DLM Automation and other SQL Toolbelt tools can be used to smoothly move development changes from one database to another. Sign up and spend an hour with me … Continue reading

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What’s a Database Pipeline?

One of the things I ran into a few years ago was the idea of a software pipeline. A set journey across machines and stages that your software takes. In modern, DevOps style development shops, this usually means: A development … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Database DevOps, DLM, and New Tools

Next Tuesday is the next installment of our DLM series from Redgate. I’m off the hook, with Grant and Arneh showing off Git, Team City, and Octopus Deploy as the main tools. Register today and see how you can get … Continue reading

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The Next DLM Demo Webinar–Feb 23

A quick note that I will be presenting a webinar on Feb 23rd at 10:00am MST. That’s noon EST and 5:00pm GMT. You can sign up here if you’d like to watch. This is similar to other DLM webinars I’ve … Continue reading

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Push Button Deployments

I worked in an Agile team in 2000 and we deployed changes to our web platform every Wednesday for over 18 months. That was about the length of time I was involved before the small startup failed, but not for … Continue reading

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Is Your Deployment Process Perfect?

I’m sure your deployments aren’t perfect. I’ve had many successful ones, but I have always found some flaws in my systems over time. I’ve also found that the less flexibility I allow, the more likely things are to succeed. However … Continue reading

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