An introduction to building a CI/CD pipeline with Jenkins and Octopus

In this article I will give a high level overview of building a CI / CD pipeline using Jenkins and Octopus.  There are alternative tools, and also other ways to use Jenkins and Octopus – please treat this as just some suggestions.  I won’t try to answer all questions you might have about Jenkins or … Continue reading An introduction to building a CI/CD pipeline with Jenkins and Octopus

Automating the deployment of SSIS packages

Introduction This post describes how I have automated the deployment of SSIS packages to different environments (test, staging, production etc.)  There are definitely other ways of doing it, and some of these are possibly better - I think that this is the oldest-school way possible.  I will describe our context which I hope will explain … Continue reading Automating the deployment of SSIS packages