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Database Installation

by Joe on Jul 1st in Database install, Publish Database, Server Explorer, Setup and Deployment, SQL Server, Visual Studio 2008, VS 2008

Visual Studio 2008 has this nifty tool for scripting databases. If you have an existing data connection in your Server Explorer, you can right-click on a database, select “Publish to Provider”, and voila, you have your entire database scripted to a file. Now, you may think “Hey, I can run this on another server, and […]

Running a database installation msi

by Joe on Jun 28th in CodeProject, Setup and Deployment, SQL Server, Stan Prodan, VS 2008

It’s remarkably unintuitive how to install a database through Visual Studio 2008. Nevertheless, it CAN be done! Solutions such as RedGate’s SQL Packager are great, but expensive. I needed a quick, free solution. As luck would have it, one of my favorite resources, CodeProject, had just the thing. Thanks to Stan Prodan for his article […]

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