The process of importing or exporting large amounts of data into a SQL Server database, is referred to as bulk import and export respectively. Fortunately, we are provided with a plethora of native tools for managing these tasks incluingRead more »
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- Techniques to bulk copy, import and export in SQL Server - July 23, 2018
- SQL Server database continuous integration (CI) Best practices and how to implement them – Testing, processing and automation - January 31, 2017
- SQL Server database continuous integration (CI) Best practices and how to implement them – Source control - January 31, 2017
Test databases should be processed with unit testsIn many shops code is unit tested at the point of commit. For databases, I prefer running all unit tests at once and in sequence against a QA database, vs development, as part of a Test step, in my continuous integration workflow pipeline. Yes, issues would be caught later than at check-in, but continuous integration largely solves this with frequent iterations, including at a commit itself. So the difference between on-check in, unit testing and unit testing a build created on-commit, is simply that the unit tests will be run against a fully re-constituted QA database, vs Development. The previous article in this series is SQL Server database continuous integration (CI) Best practices and how to implement them – Source control. Read more »
This article provides for a roadmap to continuous integration and delivery best practices, and along the way demonstrates how to apply these with ApexSQL tools and technologies. In some sections this article is aspirational, as no solution yet exists, but demonstrates our plan, direction and roadmap. As the tools that apply these best practices are released this article will be updated accordingly.Read more »
In this article, we’ll be creating a SQL Server login form, as shown in the example below, using PowerShell to accept user input. We’ll show the code behind the form, how to capture the user input and utilize it:Read more »