Tag Archives: version control

Ignoring Database Version Control

I find myself surprised that so many people resist keeping their code in version control. I think this is less people all the time, but I don’t have good percentages because at this point I think a fair number of … Continue reading

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The Complexity of Branches

Branching code is hard.  Well, branching isn’t hard. Just right click in some GUI or or type “git branch” and off you go. The actual branching of code is pretty simple and painless. In some sense, branching might be too … Continue reading

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As I write more code, especially database code, and I collaborate with others (or myself), I find that I have the need to merge code more and more. It’s inevitable, and since I work across a couple machines, I even … Continue reading

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Should Production Databases Be in a VCS?

There was a great discussion recently on my true version of code editorial. It was interesting to see how some people viewed the idea of a version control system as the source of code, while others truly see the production SQL … Continue reading

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