Tag Archives: SQL in the City

Watch the Manual DBA v Automated Deployment Challenge

At last year’s SQL in the City, I played the part of a manual DBA making changes and deploying those from development to test, staging, and production environments. Actually, I don’t think we went to production because I didn’t have … Continue reading

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SQL in the City 2016

It’s time for SQL in the City 2016 to start today. Actually, by the time some of you read this, we may already be underway. This year the event is being broadcast from the Redgate Software offices in Cambridge, UK. … Continue reading

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SQL in the City Prep

I’m at the Redgate Software offices this week. I come over to visit the company, my boss and our department, and talk to product development groups a few times a year. This time I’ve been mostly focused on the SQL … Continue reading

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Using ReadyRoll to Automate Database Migrations

I like ReadyRoll, and this week at SQL in the City 2017, I get to show some of the product off. I’ll be doing mostly demos and coding, live, with ReadyRoll, sending my code through from development to QA to … Continue reading

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Manual v Automation

I’ve got my work cut out for me. This week is SQL in the City 2017. One of the sessions I need to present is a Manual DBA database deployment against an automated CI/CD process with the Redgate tools. To … Continue reading

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SQL in the City is coming next week

Next week is the 2016 version of SQL in the City and you can register now to attend. It’s free and doesn’t require any travel. You can watch the event live from the comfort of your office chair. In the … Continue reading

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A Great SQL in the City 2015 Seattle

Yesterday was the Seattle edition of the 2015 Redgate Software SQL in the City tour. I was in London a couple weeks ago for the first event, and we closed out the year in Seattle on Monday. I had some, … Continue reading

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SQL in the City Comes to Seattle in 3 Days

Last week I spoke at SQL in the City 2015 in London, and it was a great event. We had a wonderful event, and I’m looking forward to Seattle. Lots of good questions and comments in my version control talk, … Continue reading

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Traveling in Wales

It’s SQL Relay Cardiff day today. This is my first time in Wales, and it’s a busy day at SQL Relay. It’s a bit of deja vu with me delivering the same session on Version Control today that I presented … Continue reading

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A Long Trip Ahead

This is my last day at home for a long time. At least long by my standards. I head to the airport tomorrow for a ten day trip, not returning to CO until Saturday, Oct 17. I rarely travel more … Continue reading

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