Simon is a database architect/consultant working for where he implements CI/CD processes for clients of varying size. Using SSDT, Visual Studio Online, TeamCity, Octopus and RedGate to find the best solution.
He has over 15 years experience of SQL Server and led several development teams prior to consulting across various industries including media, finance and gaming.


You have probably heard about DevOps, continuous integration and delivery? This session introduces the concepts and benefits of adopting these processes.
Have you managed to implement, or are you struggling to implement, automated deployments for your databases, but keep hitting problems? Database deployments are complex - we look at the common problems.
Resolve the common problems with building an automated DevOps release process. In one hour we will build a deployment pipeline to ensure reliable releases with controls in place. We will show you the techniques we use to make database DevOps possible