Peter Gerrard is software developer, working on automated database deployment tools. He has a degree from Oxford University and currently works at RedGate Software ltd. When he isn’t developing software he will be found playing games or boring people with Star Wars trivia.
When you use AdventureWorks as a practice database, have you ever looked at the code and thought 'what idiot did this', or 'what did the DBAs think when they saw that?' Subconsciously, you occasionally forget it isn't real and 'fill in the back-story'. The SQL Release Team at Redgate did the same with their own practice database, and imagined a cast of characters wrestling with the difficulties of deploying it.… Read more