GitLab for SQL Server Projects

This is the seventh part in the series: SQL Server and Continuous Integration. This post demonstrates the use of GitLab to build SQL Server projects. I use ReadyRoll for my SQL Server projects but SSDT projects could also be built with GitLab. Topics covered so far in this series are: Git Visual Studio ReadyRoll Installation ReadyRoll Configuration ReadyRoll […]

SQL Server on Ubuntu

They finally did it! Finally SQL Server for Linux was announced. I’ve been waiting for this for quite a while, so let’s jump in and get it installed. After that I’ll test some of the features that until today were only available in enterprise edition. I’m installing Ubuntu 16 on a Hyper-V VM. I’ll be using […]

Starting a ReadyRoll Project

This is part 5 in the series named SQL Server and Continuous Integration. This post will cover the steps I follow to setup a ReadyRoll project. Topics covered so far in this series are: Git Visual Studio ReadyRoll Installation I’m using ReadyRoll in my Continuous Integration setup to generate migration scripts that will intelligently update existing instances […]