Azure DevOps Duet
Welcome to Azure DevOps Duet, a tale about how a development team and an operations team have to bond together and start using Azure DevOps for SQL Server related deployments.
This session will cover the process of developing a CI/CD process starting at getting the team on board and ending with making an actual release.
We will discuss:
the challenges of implementing DevOps
setting up a database solution project
getting started with source control
testing your database releases using tSQLt
setting up your Azure Devops pipelines
As part of the session we will cover the default services you get with Azure DevOps including:
Azure Test Plans
After this session you will have the tools and knowledge to get started with DevOps and get your development process to the next level. In addition, some ideas to get you developers and operations team to work together in a more DevOps related way.
If you want to see a session about using Azure DevOps with SQL Server, co-presented by a Microsoft MVP and somebody who is Microsoft certified for both, this is the session for you.
Sander is a SQL Server DBA with over 15 years of experience in IT. He has worked with SQL Server since version 2000 and is a Cloud and Datacenter Management (CDM) MVP.
He is a huge PowerShell enthusiast and will try to automate processes as much as he can.
Senior Database Architect originally from the UK and now living in the Netherlands. `Currently Microsoft Data Platform MVP and Microsoft Certified Trainer.
Many years experience in the IT sector, and has supported databases for companies in the top 10 of the fortune 500 list.
In addition to a lot of SQL Server experience also has a fair few Microsoft Certifications, and was probably the last ever person in the world to gain the MCSD Azure Architect certification.
Real life experience with SQL Server and Azure Devops. Currently SQL Server product Owner of around 1,900 instances. In addition, done various things for the Data Platform Community. With the last being one of the organizers of the online DataWeekender conference.