Sachin Rekhi's Ramblings

On Mastering DB Development with Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals

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    Database Unit Testing Whitepaper Published

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    I wanted to let you all know that I just published my detailed whitepaper on database unit testing. Summary: Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals is the first toolset to deliver a comprehensive framework for performing...
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    Reporting Survey

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    As many of our Team System customers know, a lot of the value that comes from the Visual Studio Team System is in the reporting functionality, providing you direct visibility into the health of your development projects. We’ve tried to create a set of...
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    New DB Pro Case Study

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    Check out this great case study that was recently published showing exactly how Team Edition for Database Professionals has significantly helped Gulf Coast Seal. I love seeing these success stories popping up for DB Pro, especially so quickly after RTM...
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    Programmatic deployment sample

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    Jamie Laflen, Tech Lead for database unit testing, has put together another great sample showing you how to programmatically deploy your database project using the database unit testing framework. The scenario here is that you can control the deployment...
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    Disabling triggers to support data generation

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    Jamie Laflen, Tech Lead for database unit testing, has developed a code sample to show you how to automatically disable triggers to support data generation. The scenario is that you have delete or insert triggers defined on your database that inhibit...
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    Database Unit Testing Whitepaper Draft

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    So I’ve spent the last week authoring a detailed whitepaper on Team Edition for Database Professional’s database unit testing framework. I thought I would post the draft online here prior to publishing it to MSDN. Summary: Team Edition for Database...
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    Team Edition for Database Professionals v1.0 in now available!

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    The first edition of Team Data is now available for download on MSDN. So if you are an MSDN subscriber, go get it now! I just wanted to say that I’m very proud of what this team has accomplished and am super excited to get this pivotal release out...
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    Common Regular Expressions

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    Gert Drapers has a great post on taking full advantage of the regular expression generator. He shows you some very useful regular expressions that you’ll want to take advantage of in creating meaningful test data using the data generation feature in Team...
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    Process Guidance Incorporating DB Pro Available!

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    The other major announcement we made this week was that the MSF Process Guidance Templates have been updated to incorporate the new database professional roles and this updated guidance is available today! We have made updates to both the MSF Agile...
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    Team Data Ship Date: November 30, 2006

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    We officially announced this week at the SQL Pass conference our RTM date for Team Edition for Database Professionals: November 30 th this year! Our customers have been clamoring for this release and we are incredibly amazed with what we have built...
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    Change in Database Unit Testing RAISERROR Behavior in CTP 7

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    We have changed the behavior of the usage of the RAISERROR command in database unit tests. Prior to CTP7, a RAISERROR statement of any severity greater than 0 would cause the database unit test to fail. We have changed this behavior based on feedback...
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    Change in Test Conditions \ Generators Extension File in CTP7

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    I wanted to make sure everyone was aware of a change that we have made in the extensions file for both custom Test Conditions & Generators in CTP7. We now perform xsd validation over the xml file and thus require the extensions xml to appropriately...
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    DevConnections Presentation: Database Unit Testing

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    I wanted to make available the other presentation that I gave at Dev Connections in Las Vegas , Nevada this week as well. You can find the title, synopsis, and powerpoint deck below. SDB310: Database Unit Testing with Team Edition for Database Professionals...
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    DevConnections Presentation: The Database Development Process

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    This week I attended the Dev Connections series of conferences in Las Vegas , Nevada . I had a great time giving several presentations on Team Edition for Database Professionals, as well as interacting with many excited customers about their experiences...
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    Team Data CTP7 is now Live!

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    Team Data CTP7 is now Live! Download it here . Check out Cameron’s blog post to find out exactly what is new in CTP7. Sachin Rekhi
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    Product Documentation is now Live!

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    Just wanted to take a moment to direct folks to documentation for Team Edition for Database Professionals, which is now live on MSDN! You can find the root of the content here . You can find a detailed reference to our Public APIs here . ...
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    Creating a custom data generator: PersonGenerator

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    One of the most exciting extensibility points in Team Edition for Database Professionals is the ability to create your own custom data generator. Team Data will ship with a comprehensive set of data generators to generate data for almost all data types...
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    Test Case Management

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    If you have both Team Data and Test Test (or simply Team Suite), you’ll be able to take advantage of the Test Manager Tool Window and test lists. This provides more sophisticated test case management capabilities. The most useful aspect of this...
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    The Many Ways to Execute Database Unit Tests

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    I wanted to make sure you were all aware of the various methods of executing database unit tests. I’ve talked with some users who were pleasantly surprised to learn of several of the other options, so I thought I’d throw it up on my blog for everyone...
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    A new Team Data Blogger: Mairead

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    As we get closer to bringing this product to market, my fellow Program Manager, Mairead O’Donovan , has joined the ranks of Team Data Bloggers. So check out our very own “Data Dudette’s” blog for her perspectives on this great upcoming release…...
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    Team Data CTP6 Survey

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    We have just posted a survey that we are seeking our customer’s valuable feedback on based on their experiences with the just released Team Data CTP6. http://www.developersurvey.com/Surveys/TakeSurvey.aspx?s=2C641A09B3C14CBB9758C6213D52E94B ...
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    Team Data CTP6 is now available!

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    The latest and greatest CTP of Team Edition for Database Professionals is now available! Download Team Data CTP6 here . Find out what is new in CTP6 here . So please get it and let us know your feedback! Sachin Rekhi
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    Upcoming DB Pro Chat!

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    Wanted to make sure everyone was aware of the upcoming DB Pro chat! Details below… Come and join members from the Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals product group to discuss features available in the product. Experts from all areas...
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    Video on adding transaction support to db unit tests

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    Learn how to add transaction support to your database unit tests in Team Edition for Database Professionals in order to better manage the database state during your test run. http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=244523 Sachin Rekhi
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    Adding transaction support to database unit tests

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    I wanted to describe how to add transaction support to your database unit tests. In this previous post I motivate why you would want to do this. It’s all about managing the database state prior to and during your test run. For managing the database state...
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