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2 March 2020

2 March 2020

How to design an automated database deployment process

For many companies and organizations, automated database deployments are the final piece of the Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery puzzle They need to go from deployments that take hours down to minutes. I know from personal experience that it can take many attempts to successfully automate database deployments and the failures aren’t because of... Read more

3 February 2020

3 February 2020

Implementing DevOps in Federal Government

  Governments are often slow-moving bureaucracies, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to implement better processes within government agencies. A few years ago, I was hired as a Configuration Manager at a small US state government agency. I had a challenging mandate that took years to achieve: Automate the manual processes to improve the... Read more