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Version Control with Integration Services

Thie article focuses on using SSIS to automatically check in the changes that the developers missed for the day into the version control system.   Read more...
By P. Praveena 2012/11/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: version control
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A Software Warranty

Steve Jones says that developers should take responsibility for the code they deploy, perhaps with a warranty of sorts inside their company.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/10/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Pair Programming

Today Steve Jones talks about pair programming and when it might make sense for data professionals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/09/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Rewrite the Coding Rules

If we rewrite the coding rules, will software be more secure? Steve Jones thinks it might and that we should be constantly looking to change the techniques, patterns, and skills we have.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Ten Million Lines of Code

Intuit manages ten million lines of code in a single codebase and does a great job of it. Read a little about what they do.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/08/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Implement Continuous Integration In Your Software Project

Continuous integration, or CI, brings developers closer to delivering error-free software flawlessly. Find out how to implement it.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/08/15 | Source: DevX | Category: continuous integration
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Implement Continuous Integration In Your Software Project

Continuous integration, or CI, brings developers closer to delivering error-free software flawlessly. Find out how to implement it.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/07/31 | Source: DevX | Category: software development
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Write Better Code

Better security can be achieved by writing better code. Steve Jones agrees, but doesn't think it's as easy as it sounds.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/07/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Danger of Custom Software

Is it worth writing your own software? Steve Jones says you ought to really think about it and perhaps spend time looking to buy something before you build a new application.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/06/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Being Responsible for Code

How responsible should developers be for their code? Facebook has an interesting way of looking at their engineers' performance.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/04/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Great Developers

A great developer is worth more than an average one, but how much more? Steve Jones has a few thoughts for you to think about.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/03/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Self-aware Instances

For this Friday's poll, Steve Jones talks about a fundamental architectural decision for your software. Do you want central control or a series of distributed processes, each one self-aware, and able to act on its own.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/07/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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From Great Idea to End Result

IT is too slow. That was a quote that inspired this piece from Steve Jones that talks about the need for IT to be more flexible and agile in their efforts. That includes the data professional in their modeling.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/05/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Continuous Integration for SQL Server Databases

When it comes to the subject of putting databases into source control, Troy Hunt is no shrinking violet. “Database source control is no longer negotiable”. In this article, published originally in his Blog, Troy explains how to do Continuous Integration from a database that is in a Version Control System (VCS).  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/04/08 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: software development
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Supporting Large Scale Team Development

With a large-scale development of a database application, the task of supporting a large number of development and test databases, keeping them up to date with different builds can soon become ridiculously complex and costly. Grant Fritchey demonstrates a novel solution that can reduce the storage requirements enormously, and allow individual developers to work on thir own version, using a full set of data.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2011/03/29 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: software development
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Change Management and Source Control

So, given the many good reasons for using Version Control systems for managing the changes in database applications, how does one go about the rather different routines of team development, such as testing, continuous integration, and managing data? What are the issues that you're likely to face?   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/03/11 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: version control
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Quality Over Timing

Is quality job one for software companies? Steve Jones asks what you think and comments on why quality might not be as high as we would like.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/03/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What's Your Code Quality?

Today we have an editorial reprinted from Jan 3, 2006 as Steve is on vacation. What's the quality of your code? Do you measure it? And does it matter?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/02/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Operating in Failure

Today we have an editorial from Sept 25, 2005 being republished as Steve is on vacation. This one talks about the need to expect failure in our systems and code for it.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2011/01/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Writing Nearly Codeless Apps: Part 5

In this next installment of the series on writing codeless applications, David Ziffer looks at the querying of data from the database.  Read more...
By David Ziffer 2010/11/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: software development
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