Category: DB Development

Building SQL Server Projects with GitLab Runners

This is the eighth part in the series: SQL Server and Continuous Integration. This post describes the set-up required for GitLab runners to automatically build SQL Server projects after each commit. I use ReadyRoll for my SQL Server projects, but SSDT projects could also be built in the same way. Topics covered so far in this series are: […]

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 […]

Starting a ReadyRoll Project

This is part 5 in the series named SQL Server and Continuous Integration. The topics for this series are: Git Visual Studio ReadyRoll Installation Starting a Project Development GitLab Basics Runners tSQLt SQL Cover This post will cover the steps I follow to setup a ReadyRoll project. I’m using ReadyRoll in my Continuous Integration setup to […]

ReadyRoll for Database Deployments

This is the 4th post in the series named SQL Server and Continuous Integration. The topics in this series are: Git Visual Studio ReadyRoll Installation Starting a Project Development GitLab Basics Runners tSQLt SQL Cover The first 3 posts covered the need for Continuous Integration (CI), the central part that Git (my version control system of […]

Visual Studio Basics for use with ReadyRoll

This is the 3rd post in the series: SQL Server and Continuous Integration. The topics in this series are: Git Visual Studio ReadyRoll Installation Starting a Project Development GitLab Basics Runners tSQLt SQL Cover This time I’ll cover the prerequisites of using ReadyRoll that include some Visual Studio basics and the installation of ReadyRoll. Once we have […]

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