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Who should own the staging database right

At my company we are re-assessing which developers will take on the deployment for xyz ticket. At the moment when a developer is done with his ticket, a deployment ticket is created and another ...
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Using MySQL/PHP PDO, is there a 'simulate' or dry run option?

Does MySQL (or, ideally, PHP PDO) have some way of simulating transactions without actually committing them? (Can I get MySQL or PDO to act as if data is inserted/deleted/updated, without actually ...
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Creating a database base

I'll start of with what I have already: I've learned at uni how to create databases and now I'm trying to create my own for personal use and possible use for my customer base. The people I work for ...
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Creating a database with only MySQL command line?

The linux server on which I'm attempting to create a MySQL database has many difficult to work with permissions. My supervisor has tried to install MySQL Workbench on the server, but has been unable ...
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Help understanding SQL Server Developer License when users test via webserver [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand how many licenses I may need if we decide to pursue a SQL Server Developer license for our Testing environment. We would have 5 actual developer and DBA's physically ...
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MySQL production vs. development

I have a production database server which I am using for a live web site. I want an exact copy of this database on a separate server, so I can develop against it. My development will involve ...
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How to organize a development environment using Oracle XE 11g?

I started developing small applications using Oracle XE 10g/11g using APEX. They are intented to be run on desktop computers that acts as a server in small offices. Oracle XE is well suited for those ...
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What's is the best way to get incremental changes from production to incrementally changed development database?

I came to a new dev team where all development is on the same (instance) of an SQL Server (2005) database once in 1-2 days restored from a current full backup of production database replacing a dev ...
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Remote SSIS development

I'm currently developing SSIS packages which include transferring data between two servers. The servers are in the same local LAN, but I'm remote to them. Is there any way that I can develop the ...
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AdventureWorks2012: “The FILE SIZE property is incorrect” error while trying to attach sample database “Adventure Works for SQL Server 2012”

I am trying to attach the sample databases, for example, AdventureWorks2012_Data.mdf from codeplex "Adventure Works for SQL Server 2012" into a MS SQL Server 2012 (default) instances on a a virtual ...
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Preferred Methods of copying a new database from Development to Production

I am wondering what are preferred methods to copy a new (Development) database into a new environment. The database will be empty, so essentially I am copying only the schema of this database and not ...
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Can I default to T-SQL only view in VS 2012?

When creating new tables in a database project in VS 2012, opened sql files default to a split view. One is the T-SQL text editor view, and the other is the Design view. I've never used the design ...
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What is the future for system and database administration [closed]

Let me present myself for better understanding of my challenge. I love coding, it's been 5 years that I've been in a company as software developer. But for the past 3 years I've been quite pushed into ...
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How to sync a table between oracle and sybase

I have a table in Sybase (destination) that I would like to keep it synced with a table in Oracle (source) I cannot truncate and populate the table in Sybase because it is used by an application, I ...
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How to update SQL Server 2012 from Evalutation to Developer edition?

During the installation of a new development infrastructure, I had to install many SQL Server instances on different machines. Some were of course dedicated for production and some other for ...
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Is this an appropriate development environment MySQL backup strategy?

I'm a web developer and I use primarily my own laptop at work. We use an SVN repository for our project codebases, and deploy our changes to an internal development server for testing. Our system ...
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How to setup local database development process for small web team?

Background I am working on creating a new development process for a small web team of about 4 programmers and 4 designers, with the obvious potential to grow the team in the future. Our product is a ...
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Easy or Schedulable way to move data from Production to Test

What I am looking to do, is schedule a copy of data from my production database to my dev/test database. The dev/test database will be newer than the production database in terms of schema, but the ...
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Does a DBA need to know how to program in a system language besides SQL?

To what extent does a Database Administrator need to know system or application level programming languages (for example .NET or PHP) besides "just SQL"? For the purposes of this question, no ...