Posts by
Matt Hilbert

Matt Hilbert is a technology writer at Red Gate with 20 years’ experience working for lots of the world’s biggest tech companies – and many of the smallest. He has a particular fascination for emerging technologies and is on a continuing mission to decompile, untangle, and explain techspeak to a wider audience, and excite people about the endless possibilities technology offers. You can find more of his articles at his blog, www.TheMidnightTypewriter.com

17 December 2018

17 December 2018

Why the US Air Force believes in Santa

Just before Christmas in 1955, a telephone rang in the Combat Operations Center of Continental Air Defense Command. That one unexpected call was the beginning of a Christmas story that has been retold ever since. It’s time to tell it again because sometimes the story behind technology is as interesting as the technology itself.... Read more

22 November 2018

22 November 2018

Integrating the database into DevOps for business success

The benefits of DevOps have been known for some time, but this year’s Accelerate State of DevOps report shows that successful companies are extending the advantages they get from adopting it. The longest-running research of its kind, the report from DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) represents five years of work surveying over 30,000 technical... Read more

15 November 2018

15 November 2018

The 4 capabilities you need to introduce true database DevOps

The latest Accelerate State of DevOps Report from DORA concludes that successful software delivery unlocks competitive advantages, including “increased profitability, productivity, market share, customer satisfaction and the ability to achieve organizational and mission goals”. The result of over five years of research with over 30,000 data points, it shows a direct correlation between DevOps... Read more