Robert Chipperfield

Robert is a software engineer at Red Gate, where he's worked on a wide range of products, including SQL Doc, SQL Data Compare, SQL Log Rescue, SQL Multi Script, and ANTS Profiler. He is currently working on internal systems, and is one of six build-masters in the organisation, responsible for continuous integration and build systems across the business. Outside of work, he enjoys amateur radio, electronics, and of course the usual assortment of computer-related technologies, from hardware all the way through to high-level software.

19 June 2014
19 June 2014

Introduction to Continuous Integration Servers

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So you've got your database under source control, and now you want to start running automatic tests and builds with it. Welcome to the world of continuous integration. Rob Chipperfield guides us through the fundamentals of continuous integration servers, with advice on what to think about when choosing one, and insights into how your database and application structures can affect your choice.… Read more
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08 October 2007
08 October 2007

It’s a <strike>boy</strike> new version of SQL Data Compare!

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Well, after five months of design, development, testing, documentation, training, and countless other activities that I’ve almost certainly forgotten to list, SQL Data Compare 6 is out. Richard‘s been blogging quite a bit about the release over the last few months, so I don’t think there’s much point in me listing the all the cool … Read more
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19 September 2007
19 September 2007

Can you Break The Code?

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Fancy winning some cool goodies? Red Gate has just launched its “Break The Code” prize draw, where you can win one of the following prizes: A year’s subscription to Safari Books Online (worth $550) One ANTS Profiler Pro license (worth $495) Red Gate goodies All you need to do is figure out how to decode … Read more
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