Database deployments are often more complicated than deploying a web application or service as production databases are typically clusters or high-availability groups. They are often comprised of more than one node hidden behind a VIP (virtual IP address).
Database deployment tooling doesn’t need to run an executable directly on the database server. Instead, it needs to run somewhere that connects to the database over a specific port as specific user to run scripts:
- SQL Server:
The user account running the scripts needs permission to modify the database.
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Page updated on Sunday, January 1, 2023