Running Docker SQL Server Linux container in Windows 10

Microsoft is doing a huge effort to bring SQL Server 2016 to Linux. Back in the summer, during the Dublin 2016 SQL Saturday #501, Mark Souza presented the SQL Server history. One of the major features is the ability to run SQL Sever 2016 on Linux. Since then I added on my TODO list a … Continue reading Running Docker SQL Server Linux container in Windows 10

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Changing the operations of a Software Company – Part II

In the previous post, I wrote about my experience changing the operations of a Software Company, improving the development process. After we tackle this problem, we move to the next one: How can we bring the automation to our client installer? To give some context, the software is installed on client premises, thus we have deployed … Continue reading Changing the operations of a Software Company – Part II

Changing the operations of a Software Company – Part I

Agile is great... and sometimes painful. Do not get me wrong, I love an Agile work environment when everyone is keen to "Try, Fail, Fix, Learn and Move On". For those ones that work in the software development space, we have more tasks than develop software. One of the tasks, usually in Operations space. In … Continue reading Changing the operations of a Software Company – Part I

Integrate .NET Core, AppVeyor, OpenCover and Codecov

As a developer, I need to take a good rest at night. In my line of work the only way to achieve it is using an integrated workflow pipeline, aka Source Code Management (SCM), Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) with some tools in the middle. For my new pet project (I will write about it … Continue reading Integrate .NET Core, AppVeyor, OpenCover and Codecov

Update project.json version number in AppVeyor

Today was a debut using GitHub Gist. In one of my GitHub projects, I need a close integration between the Continuous Integration tool (in this case AppVeyor) and my .NET Core project, specifically in how to update the version of the DLL based on the version in AppVeyor? To sort out this, I use my Powershell … Continue reading Update project.json version number in AppVeyor

My CISSP journey

In this post I'm writing about my CISSP journey. For those who aren't aware of what CISSP stand for, it's (probably) the most respectful security certification. It's under (ISC)2 portfolio and you can find more information here. My journey started in November 2015, when I asked myself "What about now?". Back then I'd some career considerations, … Continue reading My CISSP journey