22 September 2020

22 September 2020

Join us for events season, 2020 style

Meeting face-to-face may be a distant future possibility for most of us, but that doesn’t mean you can’t meet Redgaters at an event near you this 2020 season. Check out the events below for some amazing sessions, networking opportunities, and the chance to win a prize or two … Kicking things off from September... Read more

17 September 2020

17 September 2020

Starting to Use Git Hooks With a Team

Git Hooks are scripts that can be run in response to certain actions. Git Hooks are defined for each repository within your system. By design, the Hooks are not transmitted between repositories. The idea behind the design is that an evil actor can’t introduce automated code to anyone’s machine. I’m all in favor of... Read more

15 September 2020

15 September 2020

Building an AWS DevOps Pipeline for Databases

The first time you try to automate a database deployment using any of the available flow control tools, all the moving parts makes the task look insanely difficult and this is not any different within the AWS Developer Tools. However, after you get over that initial shock, the processes are not nearly as difficult... Read more

10 September 2020

10 September 2020

Notifiable Data Breaches – and how to avoid them

With the significant growth of data across organizations and the increase in regulations everywhere aimed at protecting that data, the words ‘data breach’ aren’t something any organization wants to hear. That’s the message we often hear in conversations with customers. That said, I thought it would be good to share some insights on what... Read more

9 September 2020

9 September 2020

Why you should embed monitoring earlier in your Database DevOps cycle

As Gartner recommends in their report ‘Fail Fast in Production; Embed Monitoring Earlier in Your DevOps Cycle’1, it has been shown that it’s possible to provide superior customer experiences by building “instrumentation into the preproduction phase, tracking metrics on availability, performance and service health”. While this particular report focuses on application monitoring, the benefits... Read more