Tag Archives: version control

A New Git Default Branch

I learned a new trick from Andrew Pruski. In a blog on avoiding PowerPoint, he had htis neat trick: git config –global init.defaultBranch main Apparently, this is a new setting in git v2.28. This allows you to set a default … Continue reading

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Git Tricks–Getting a New Remote Branch–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This is probably more for me than anyone, but as I’ve been working in more team demos, I find … Continue reading

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Choosing a VCS

As someone that speaks and promotes DevOps, I get asked for recommendations and specifics all the time for tooling. One of the questions I’ll get asked regularly is about version control. First, use it. There’s no excuse for not using … Continue reading

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Communicate Through Commit

Using Version Control is a skill, and it’s one that most technical professionals should learn. Even sysadmins and infrastructure people can benefit from version control, especially as people use infrastructure as code and GitOps with products like Terraform. Writing a commit message is a … Continue reading

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