Posts Tagged with automated deployment

12 November 2017

12 November 2017

5 tips for achieving continuous delivery

If you’re struggling to set up a reliable, repeatable release process you’re not alone. The good news is that most of the problems you’ll encounter have been solved before. There are many smart strategies you can use to create a fast, smooth release process that will give your entire team a competitive edge. Tip... Read more

Using database replication with automated deployments

The Redgate DLM Automation team that we’re part of took time out from development to explore some of the issues our customers face when automating database deployment. Following on from previous posts about cross-database and cross-server dependencies and production database drift, this blog shares some of our thoughts about how to deal with database replication. Database replication... Read more

Dealing with production database drift

The Redgate DLM Automation team that we’re part of recently took time out from development to explore some of the issues our customers face when automating database deployment. Following on from last week’s post about cross-database and cross-server dependencies, this blog shares some of our thoughts about how to deal with production database drift.... Read more

Deploying cross-database dependencies to different environments

The Redgate DLM Automation team that we’re part of recently took time out from development to explore some of the issues our customers face when automating deployment of database changes.  As part of that exercise, we took a closer look at cross-database and cross-server dependencies – these can cause problems when deploying databases to... Read more

23 October 2015

23 October 2015

DLM S4 – Release Management

Deploying database changes to new environments is a very stressful activity. Many organizations and their employees dread migrating changes to a production database because of the potential for problems or downtime. There are ways to minimize the potential issues and build more reliable deployment processes. In fact, many organizations do this, but they do... Read more

10 August 2015

10 August 2015

The why (and more importantly the how) of automated database deployment

Reliability, traceability, speed: these are the top three motivators for automating the deployment of database changes. Especially when it comes to production, there is no compromising on the level of scrutiny that may just prevent something disastrous happening in production. This need for quality has a strange effect. We talked recently to 30 teams at various stages... Read more

30 June 2015

30 June 2015

Sometimes the tool just fits – using Redgate DLM and Octopus Deploy for data change control

From a business risk perspective, data change can be just as significant as code or schema change. Sometimes even more so; an incorrect static (or reference, or master) data change can drive your software’s behaviour more dangerously askew than pretty much any bug can. Imagine treating a retail customer for an investment fund as a corporate... Read more