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Pain Free: Avoiding Shared Databases and Managing Test Data In The Cloud


At Improving Houston

Thursday, May 10, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Pain Free: Avoiding Shared Databases and Managing Test Data In The Cloud

Featured Speaker: Richard Flores

Are you and your team still using a shared database for development work? This can cause conflicts over schema changes and a breaking change can shut down your entire team. In this talk, we’ll review some basic rules we should follow to avoid these problems. We’ll also look at the traditional concepts for managing test data and learn how to do it in the cloud using Microsoft Azure. Along the way, we’ll examine the differences between Azure SQL Databases, Azure SQL Server VMs and how we can leverage Azure File Snapshots to get off shared databases. If you’re a developer, QA or play an active role in managing your team’s release pipeline, then this talk is for you.

About Richard Flores:
Richard Flores is a Director of Consulting with Improving. He has enjoyed working in technology for the past 15 years across multiple disciplines including, Systems Analysis, Project Management and Software Development. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer and specializes in creating applications for the web. He is very passionate about SOA and DevOps and in his spare time loves exploring new technologies and platforms. He is also equally passionate about his family and enjoys going out, listening to music, watching movies and taking trips. Richard is a dedicated member of the community and shares his passions for software development as a speaker and online at richardrflores.com.

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