Category Archives: Octopus Deploy

Octopus Deploy and Entity Framework migrations

admin/ February 3, 2017/ Continuous Delivery, Octopus Deploy/ 0 comments

A step that is very common in almost every deployment pipeline is the migration of the database. In this blog I’ll show you how to do this using Octopus Deploy and Entity Framework Migrations. I’ll be using a very simple ASP.Net MVC application called SimpleMVCApp. In the same solution, I’ve created a library project named SimpleMVCApp.Data in which my context,

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Infrastructure as Code using Azure RM, PowerShell DSC, Chocolatey and Octopus Deploy

admin/ December 16, 2016/ Continuous Delivery, Infrastructure As Code, Octopus Deploy/ 0 comments

Everyone has been in a situation where your application is behaving differently on your production environment compared to how it behaves on your testing environment. Most of the time this is because these environments aren’t identical and even if they were at the beginning, it’s hard to keep them in sync with all the modifications and updates. Or think of

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Deploy Azure Cloud Service with TFS Build 2015 and Octopus Deploy

admin/ November 6, 2016/ Infrastructure As Code, Octopus Deploy/ 0 comments

In this blog, I’ll show you how you can use the new TFS build system and Octopus Deploy to deploy your Azure Cloud Service. For those who do not know Octopus Deploy; Octopus Deploy is an automated software deployment and release management server. It is designed to simplify deployment of ASP.NET applications, Windows Services and databases. If you don’t already own

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Continuous Delivery

Erwin Staal/ September 16, 2015/ Continuous Delivery, Octopus Deploy/ 0 comments

These days we are getting better at running our project in a more agile way. We are able to produce some value at the end of each sprint. The next big step is to get this increment in the hands our customers. This is where the principles of continuous delivery come in. Continuous delivery is a set of practices and

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