DevOps

ADF – Continuous Integration & Deployment with Azure DevOps

Building CI/CD process for Azure Data Factory is not quite straightforward. Furthermore, there are a few different methods of doing that. Before we begin doing that, we must set up

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ADF and passwords with Azure Key Vault & set up GIT

Have you worked with ADF yet? Did you configure the GIT code repository to automatically upload all changes to having your own isolated branch during development? If not yet, in

Deployment of Microsoft SQL database with Azure DevOps

Hello, data folks! I have published several articles about databases and their maintenance in SSDT project on the blog. One of the posts explained step by step how to import

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Deployment of Azure Data Factory with Azure DevOps

In this blog post, I will answer the question I’ve been asked many times during my speeches about Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flow, although the method described here can

SSDT (SqlPackage) thread crashes with error when publishing

In this post, I will show you one of the scenarios when SSDT (SQL Server Data Tools) can fail unexpectedly while publishing database project to target server or preparation of

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Tokenization of database project in SSDT

SSDT project has something we call Variables. On the Internet (posts, forums) they also are known as placeholders or tokens, especially when talking in a deployment/CI/CD/DevOps context. Variables can be found for

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How to create DACPAC file?

In this post I will explain what the DACPAC is and how to create it. In previous post in DevOps series I described how to create new, empty database project

New DB project with SSDT and import existing database

With this episode I would like to commence long-awaited new series It’s about DevOps with databases. I’ll start with SSDT, but not exclude other tools (like Redgate ReadyRoll) in the