You can download the english version of my sessions at SQL Saturdays (on SlideShare):
SQL Saturday 257 in Verona: “Put databases under source control”
Stay Tuned! 🙂
In a previous post we’ve seen how to share the SQL Prompt snippet folder to the development team. We’ve used dropbox for sharing and powershell to copy files between the default directory and the new place (changing also the related registry keys). In this post we’ll focus on how to share all the Red-Gate development tools using Team Foundation Server or Team Foundation Service for team sharing (TFService and TFS Express are two free solution).
Keep in mind that we’re talking about third party tools, plugged in to SQL Server Management Studio. We will speak about:
We’ll use Team Foundation Service as a Source Control Manager Continue reading “How to share redgate database tools settings with Team Foundation Service”
Red-Gate SQL Prompt is a plugin for SQL Server Management Studio that makes the developers life easier when writing t-sql. It provides improved intellisense, indent and coding styles, and also a snippet manager feature that allows the developer to create a set of useful shortcuts. Those autocomplete items can be really useful for a team, let’s see how we can share them in a team.
During the last few years I’ve been involved in database source control management and release plans tasks. These are important and (mostly) underestimated topics.
You can implement source control management in many different ways
IMHO, putting databases under source control management should be mandatory for every team.
In this post, I will try to explain how SQL Server Management Studio can cooperate with one of the third party tools that I’m currently using. This is the scenario: