Steve Jones

Information & Communications Technology

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Denver, Colorado, United States

A Tour of Azure DevOps

The popularity and push for adopting DevOps as a way of developing software continues to grow. Do you wonder how to get started and what tools are out there? TFS and Azure DevOps are the way that more and more Microsoft developers look to try and automate parts of their software development process. Join this session for a look at how the capabilities of Azure DevOps/TFS are integrated together to help you track your code and automate the process of getting it to your production environment.


Steve Jones

The Voice of the DBA

Steve Jones has been working with databases and computers for over two decades. He has worked with SQL Server since 1991, from v4.2 through SQL Server 2016. He has been a DBA, developer, and manager in a variety of large and small companies across multiple industries. In 2001 Steve founded SQLServerCentral with two partners and has been publishing technical articles and facilitating discussions among SQL Server professionals ever since. He currently is the full time editor of SQLServerCentral, as well as an evangelist for Redgate Software. Steve is a 10 year Microsoft Data Platform MVP and lives on a horse ranch in Colorado.


Steve Jones (he/him) has been working with databases and computers for over two decades. He has worked with SQL Server since 1991, from v4.2 through SQL Server 2016. He has been a DBA, developer, and manager in a variety of large and small companies across multiple industries. In 2001 Steve founded SQLServerCentral with two partners and has been publishing technical articles and facilitating discussions among SQL Server professionals ever since. He currently is the full time editor of SQLServerCentral, as well as an Advocate for Redgate Software. Steve is a 13 year Microsoft Data Platform MVP and lives on a horse ranch in Colorado.

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