19 July 2018

19 July 2018

The march of DevOps from the backroom to the boardroom

By encouraging collaboration and teamwork, removing the barriers between development and operations, and introducing automation, DevOps speeds up software delivery and enables features to move from the fingers of developers into the hands of customers faster. It’s an important topic to stay current with because software development is no longer confined to the usual... Read more

12 July 2018

12 July 2018

Why code quality is vital in the world of database DevOps

Everyone understands the importance of code quality for applications, particularly when DevOps results in releases becoming faster and faster, reducing the room for error. The same issues increasingly apply to databases, which are a vital part of DevOps workflows. Fail to integrate the database into DevOps and you’ll face bottlenecks that slow down your... Read more

Database subsetting. What it is, what it’s for, and why we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking into database subsetting, and if you need it or are investigating it, we want to hear from you. Please share your thoughts in the comment section below. What is database subsetting? Database subsetting is creating a copy of a database that contains only a portion of the data, while still being referentially... Read more

5 June 2018

5 June 2018

Reducing risk with Smart Recommendations in SQL Census

One of the most prominent subjects of the last few months within organizations in many industries across the globe has been centered around data security. Organizational compliance with regulations surrounding management of data is increasingly imperative. Implementing measures to safeguard against risks to data security is vital. SQL Census is a prototype, created by... Read more

4 June 2018

4 June 2018

Why you should automate your release pipeline

Release Day used to mean weekends spent deploying the latest code, database changes, and website content. Release teams would huddle together in war rooms troubleshooting issues, deploying hotfixes, coordinating deployments, testing, fixing, and redeploying again and again. As the trend in development shifts toward more agile delivery, and customers clamor for continuous deployment, this... Read more

The 2018 State of DevOps Survey. Don’t just wait for it. Be a part of it.

The annual State of DevOps Survey from DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) has become a valued part of the IT information landscape. Each year, it identifies the issues that matter the most to IT professionals, and unlocks new findings to help improve the resource management, productivity and quality of IT teams. There’s an additional... Read more