15 05, 2014

Databases and Agile: Confessions of a Recovering DBA

By | 2014-05-15T08:11:12+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)|3 Comments

The Confession Database development is one of the last bastions of traditional development practices. The traditional large design up front with inflexible schema and structure are still mainly the rule. It feels good to do database work with huge up-front planning and piles of architectural drawings and data models. It’s safe, familiar and comfortable. That may [...]

1 05, 2014

Guest Post: Safely simplify TFS queries with a Current iteration path

By | 2014-05-01T08:25:13+00:00 May 1st, 2014|Practices, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio 2013 Team Foundation Server|1 Comment

Without a WIQL variable such as @currentIteration everyone needs to modify all of their queries every iteration if we want to have any individual or shared queries looking at the current iteration. Or do we?