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Database Lifecycle Management: Deployment and Release

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So often, the unexpected delays in delivering database code are more likely to happen after the developers initiate the release process. The necessary checks and tests can turn up surprises: The handover process can expose deficiencies. With good teamwork, planning and forethought, though, the process can be made almost painless.

2016-08-05

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Database Deployment: The Bits - Agent Jobs and Other Server Objects

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Databases often need more than just the database objects to run. There may be certain server objects and components, and SQL Agent objects, that are required as well. For an automated deployment, these need to be identified and their build script placed in source control. They then need to be deployed via the pre, or post deployment script. Phil spells out how and why.

2013-05-29

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Database Deployment Challenges

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There are a number of challenges that make the deployment task more difficult. Alex reviews the common techniques for deploying new databases and upgrading existing ones, and their flaws, and argues the advantages of an automated, incremental, script-based approach to deployments.

2013-03-18

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Database Deployment Cribsheet

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As part of Simple-Talk's long-running Cribsheet series, they asked William Brewer to write a guide to deployment that described in general terms what is involved in the deployment of a database application, and the sort of issues you're likely to come up against.

2012-12-14

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