SQL Server DevOps Tips

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SubCategory Tip Title Author
All Tips Creating a Visual Studio Database Project for an existing SQL Server Database Rick Krueger
All Tips Demystify the Database Project Folder Hierarchy with the Import SQL Script Wizard Rick Krueger
Administration Introduction to Team Foundation Server (TFS) Build for Business Intelligence (BI) Projects Ray Barley
Automation Jenkins Installation, Configuration and Automation for DevOps Projects Alejandro Cobar
Automation Scheduling PowerShell Scripts with Puppet Alejandro Cobar
Azure Data Factory Deploy Azure Data Factory CI/CD Changes with Azure DevOps Ron L'Esteve
Azure Data Factory Using Azure DevOps CI CD to Deploy Azure Data Factory Environments Ron L'Esteve
Azure DevOps Azure DevOps CI CD using GitHub Repo and Visual Studio Azure SQL Database Project Ron L'Esteve
Azure DevOps Azure DevOps for Agile Projects John Miner
Azure DevOps Continuous database deployments with Azure DevOps John Miner
Azure DevOps Continuous SQL Server Database Integration with Visual Studio and Azure DevOps John Miner
Azure DevOps Creating Azure DevOps Analytics metrics in Power BI using Pre-Built Analytics Views Kenneth A. Omorodion
Azure DevOps Deploy SQL Database from Azure DevOps with an ARM Template and DACPAC File Ron L'Esteve
Azure DevOps Getting Started with Azure Blueprints Ron L'Esteve
Azure DevOps Managing Azure Blueprints with PowerShell Ron L'Esteve
Azure DevOps Using Azure Blueprints to deploy Azure SQL Server and Database with Key Vault Secrets Ron L'Esteve
Data Model Git Stash SQL Server Database Code Changes using Visual Studio 2019 Haroon Ashraf
Data Model SQL Database Project Code Branching in Git Haroon Ashraf
Deployment Create and Publish SQL Database Project without using SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) in Visual Studio Haroon Ashraf
Deployment GitHub Options to Prevent Saving Passwords in Application Code Eduardo Pivaral
Deployment How to use GitHub Actions to Deploy Database Changes After a Commit Eduardo Pivaral
Deployment SQL Server Code Deployment from the File System with a Custom Stored Procedure Prashant Shekhar
Development Adding Reference Data in Database Continuous Integration (CI) Pipeline Haroon Ashraf
Development Basic Database Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Haroon Ashraf
Development Branching with Gitflow Workflow for SQL Database Projects Haroon Ashraf
Development Gitflow Workflow Hotfix Branching for SQL Database Projects Haroon Ashraf
Development SQL Server Reference Data Best Practices - Part 1 Haroon Ashraf
Development SQL Server Reference Data Best Practices - Part 2 Haroon Ashraf
Integration Services How to Add SQL Server Integration Services Projects to Azure Devops for Version Control Koen Verbeeck
Integration Services How to Resolve Merge Conflicts in Git for SSIS Projects Koen Verbeeck
Overview Getting Started with DevOps and SQL Server Daniel Calbimonte
Project Management Azure Boards for Project Management Ron L'Esteve
Reporting Create Azure DevOps Analytics Visuals with Power BI OData Queries Kenneth A. Omorodion
Reporting Measuring Team Performance: Calculate LeadTime metric using JIRA and GitHub data Maria Zakourdaev
Security Securing Secrets in Azure DevOps Ron L'Esteve
Source Control Branching and Merging Strategy in Git for SSIS Projects Koen Verbeeck
Source Control Resolve Git Merge Conflict for SSIS Projects Koen Verbeeck
System Getting Started with GitHub for SQL Server Developers Nat Sundar
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Applying DevOps for Data and AI Innovation Ron L'Esteve and Jason Hall
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