League Of Extraordinary Cloud DevOps Advocates

It’s official. As of July 3, I will become part of Donovan Brown’s #LeagueOfExtraordinaryCloudDevOpsAdvocates team (or #LOECDOA for short?  hmmm… need to work on that one). I’ll be joining Damian Brady, formerly of Octopus Deploy and Steve Murawski, formerly of Chef.  Let that sink in for a moment. Donovan Brown. Damian Brady. Steve Murawski. Talk … [Read more…]

Deploying Database Changes in Your Continuous Delivery Pipeline with Redgate ReadyRoll and Visual Studio Team Services

Managing database schema changes has always been challenging.  Keeping track of what scripts to run in what order and getting database states just right in all the different environments is painful and error prone.  However, there are some fantastic tools from Redgate which help us manage our database changes as well as creating a fully … [Read more…]

Setting up a DevOps demo using VSTS and Azure (Or DevOps Nirvana with VSTS and Azure), Part 5/5

As a TSP in DX at Microsoft, I am constantly asked to talk about DevOps and what DevOps means for Microsoft.  Although there are many definitions of DevOps floating out in our industry, at Microsoft, DevOps is the merging of people, process and products such that we can continually deliver value to our end users.  … [Read more…]

Setting up a DevOps demo using VSTS and Azure (Or DevOps Nirvana with VSTS and Azure), Part 4/5

As a TSP in DX at Microsoft, I am constantly asked to talk about DevOps and what DevOps means for Microsoft.  Although there are many definitions of DevOps floating out in our industry, at Microsoft, DevOps is the merging of people, process and products such that we can continually deliver value to our end users.  … [Read more…]

Setting up a DevOps demo using VSTS and Azure (Or DevOps Nirvana with VSTS and Azure), Part 3/5

As a TSP in DX at Microsoft, I am constantly asked to talk about DevOps and what DevOps means for Microsoft.  Although there are many definitions of DevOps floating out in our industry, at Microsoft, DevOps is the merging of people, process and products such that we can continually deliver value to our end users.  … [Read more…]

Setting up a DevOps demo using VSTS and Azure (Or DevOps Nirvana with VSTS and Azure), Part 2/5

As a TSP in DX at Microsoft, I am constantly asked to talk about DevOps and what DevOps means for Microsoft.  Although there are many definitions of DevOps floating out in our industry, at Microsoft, DevOps is the merging of people, process and products such that we can continually deliver value to our end users.  … [Read more…]

Setting up a DevOps demo using VSTS and Azure (Or DevOps Nirvana with VSTS and Azure), Part 1/5

As a TSP in DX at Microsoft, I am constantly asked to talk about DevOps and what DevOps means for Microsoft.  Although there are many definitions of DevOps floating out in our industry, at Microsoft, DevOps is the merging of people, process and products such that we can continually deliver value to our end users.  … [Read more…]