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How to create and refresh development and test databases automatically, using SQL Clone and SQL Toolbelt

Phil Factor shows how a set of Redgate tools can be used together, via PowerShell, to build a database from object-level source, stock it with data, document it, and then provision any number of test and development servers. Before tearing down and rebuilding a database to a new version, we take care to save any DDL changes made to the existing copy.

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2019-04-10

Free eBook: SQL Server Internals: In-Memory OLTP

In this free eBook, Kalen Delaney explains how Microsoft’s 2016 In-memory OLTP engine works. In her book, learn how to use lock- and latch-free data structures to allow non-blocking data processing, and find out how to migrate existing tables to Hekaton.

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2019-04-10 (first published: 2015-05-13)

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Configuring Azure SQL Databases Using Azure Resource Manager Templates

Template-based provisioning simplifies deployment and promotes principles of DevOps and Infrastructure as Code, making it the recommended method for implementing cloud-based services. However, its benefits extend beyond initial implementation, since you can apply it to configuring and maintaining existing Azure SQL Database instances. In this article, you explore an example of this approach.

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2019-04-09

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