How to create and refresh development and test databases automatically, using SQL Clone and SQL Toolbelt

Phil Factor shows how a set of Redgate tools can be used together, via PowerShell, to build a database from object-level source, stock it with data, document it, and then provision any number of test and development servers. Before tearing down and rebuilding a database to a new version, we take care to save any DDL changes made to the existing copy. Read more

Automating database deployments to and from source control using SQL Compare and PowerShell

How to use SQL Compare Pro command line with PowerShell to automate the processes of getting a new database into source control, updating the source with the latest database changes, creating a new build script for a database version, and creating a deployment script to synchronize an existing database with source. Read more