Database Deployment Challenges

Traditionally, Database Deployment is a process that isn't associated with smiles, bonhomie and tranquility. There are a number of challenges that make the task more difficult. Alex reviews the common techniques for deploying new databases and upgrading existing ones, and their flaws, and argues the advantages of an automated, incremental, script-based approach to deployments… Read more

Deploying Database Developments

When a team is developing a database application, it is a mistake to believe that deployment is a simple task. It isn't.  It has to be planned, and scripted. Alexander Karmanov describes many of the problems you're likely to meet, and provides an example solution that aims to save the DBA from the nightmare complexity of an unplanned deployment.… Read more