Pre/Post Deployment Scripts in Composite Projects & The Expanding Brain Meme

Hello! So, I’ve been working on a project recently where we’ve been using an Azure SQL Database that is stored in source control as an SSDT Project. We’ve also been making use of the excellent TSQLT to run unit tests as part of the build. And typically I set up a Unit Test database to reference the main database so that the tests can be deployed separately from the main code. [Read More]

PoshSSDTBuildDeploy Updated - Now With Install .NET!

Hello! I’m currently working on a project that requires building and deploying SSDT-based projects. So it’s been a great opportunity of making use of PoshSSDTBuildDeploy and work through any issues. And there have been a few minor updates to the module over the past fortnight which I’ll go through now! As I type the latest version is 2.196.0. Return Path of MSBuildDataTools - Just so much easier to have location returned so that when you execute Invoke-MSBuildSSDT and Publish-DatabaseDeployment you can just pass the outputted variable in. [Read More]