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List of resources for database continuous integration
Because there is so little information on database continuous integration in the wild, I’ve taken it upon myself to aggregate as much as possible and post the links to this blog. Because it’s my area of expertise, this will focus on SQL Server and Red Gate tooling, although I am keen to include any quality articles that discuss the topic in general terms. Please let me know if you find a resource that I haven’t listed! General database Continuous Integration · What is Database Continuous Integration? ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 12:10 PM

How to build a database from source control
If your organization has continuous integration in place, it will most likely contain a build step in which your latest application source code gets pulled from source control, compiled, and optionally subjected to a various tests. If you’re a Microsoft shop, chances are that your application works alongside an instance of SQL Server. SQL Source Control allows you to put your schema objects in source control by maintaining a set of per-object creation scripts representing in your existing version ......

Posted On Monday, April 16, 2012 6:18 PM

Installing NAnt to drive database continuous integration
Before we start thinking about database continuous integration, described in an earlier blog post, we need to pick a build tool in which we define the commands for our build process. NAnt is a .NET version of Ant, a tool to drive build processes. Like MSBuild, Microsoft’s equivalent, NAnt build scripts can be driven by continuous automation tools, such as TeamCity, CruiseControl, Bamboo and many others. Yes, it would be possible to drive your scripts with DOS batch files or PowerShell, but NAnt specializes ......

Posted On Monday, April 16, 2012 2:08 PM

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