Chris Heppell is a Graduate Software Engineer in the DLM Automation team at Redgate, working on SQL Release. He started out at Redgate as an intern in the SQL Source Control team in 2014. He has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham. He lists Marmite amongst his many interests.
You make an example database, like NorthWind or WidgetDev in order to test out your deployment system and the next thing you know you're worrying about constraints, backup and security. Then you add an index to the production system and feel a pang of guilt. What would the Devs say? Somehow databases take on lives of their own, populated by the lost souls of users, Developers and DBAs. Has the Redgate DLM Team's practice Forex database somehow come alive?… Read more