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Plan for failure in automated deployments

Failures happen with manual and automated releases, they are a fact of life. Make sure you know how and when to rollback failed deployments  Read more...
By Ed Elliott 2015/12/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: automated deployments
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Refactoring SQL Server code

A look on how to approach improving the quality of our SQL Server code.  Read more...
By Ed Elliott 2017/04/07 (first published: 2015/11/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: refactoring
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Making Deployments Simpler with Re-runnable Scripts

Make sure your SQL Server database release scripts to make life easier.  Read more...
By Ed Elliott 2018/04/20 (first published: 2015/11/17) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: releases
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Version Control - Just Start Doing It?

Read a call to get started using Version Control with your database code with a few ideas on how this can help you.  Read more...
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Write Cleaner T-SQL Using Version Control

If we only use version control as a way to back up our code then it is pure overhead but actually there are real benefits. We can use source control to write better, cleaner, more readable code.  Read more...
By Ed Elliott 2015/10/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: source control
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Is It Worth Writing Unit Tests?

What's the overhead for writing unit tests? Ed Elliot breaks it down, looking at the ways in which unit tests both take more time and save time.  Read more...
By Ed Elliott 2015/07/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: unit testing
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