Posts Categorized in Database development

As more and more software development moves towards devops processes, it’s important to bring the database along too. At Redgate, we’re making it possible with a suite of database development tools that plug into and integrate with the software used in application development. The result? DevOps for the database has become a reality.

12 November 2020

12 November 2020

Why and how you should automate database migrations

The desire to release features faster and deliver value to customers sooner is prompting many IT teams to adopt DevOps and Agile practices. By automating parts of the development process where possible and working in shorter cycles to release small changes more often, those teams that do well experience fewer errors and produce higher quality... Read more

27 October 2020

27 October 2020

The real challenges of database monitoring

I’ve worked in IT for 30 years, a large part of which has involved managing data and databases. I’m now a SQL Server Enterprise Architect and I manage the direction and operation of a Microsoft Platform Team, as well as the design, build and implementation of a global SQL Server estate. I recently took... 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

7 September 2020

7 September 2020

Why the Financial Services sector is moving to the cloud, and what this means for monitoring

Redgate recently published the third annual State of Database Monitoring report, which explores how organizations are monitoring their estates, what their biggest challenges are, and what the future trends for the industry are likely to be. Nearly 1,000 database professionals took part from a whole range of sectors, in organizations of every size, and... Read more

9 August 2020

9 August 2020

The IT Architect Interviews #3: The Machine Learning / Data Science Architect

Redgate’s Michaela Murray is on a journey to understand the role of IT Architects in digital transformation initiatives. The third interview in this series sees her talking to Kris Bock, Machine Learning / Data Science Architect at Microsoft, to find out how machine learning and artificial intelligence are changing the way businesses collect, process... Read more

3 July 2020

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3 July 2020

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How to stop standardization being a stumbling block in database DevOps

Updated July 2020 More and more enterprises are seeing the merit of introducing DevOps to speed up application and database development and deliver value into hands of their customers faster. The collaboration and cooperation it encourages typically reduces errors, cuts down delays and removes the pain from deployments. That’s the good news. The downside... Read more