Posts Categorized in DevOps

This is the most exciting time there’s ever been to be in the software space in general and the database world specifically. DevOps has moved into the enterprise and the database needs to keep up 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.

14 December 2017

14 December 2017

What is database DevOps, and why is it important for DBAs?

I’ve had many conversations at conferences where people have asked me about the role of the traditional DBA being phased out. When I ask why they think that’s the case, there’s a variety of answers: “The introduction of the cloud will take care of everything for us.” “The enhancements being made in automating SQL Server environments... Read more

22 November 2017

22 November 2017

Major new study reveals the true ROI of database DevOps

DevOps is moving into the mainstream, and the database is now being included, but what still holds some organizations back is the thorny issue of calculating the Return on Investment. If you’re a decision-maker in charge of running software development teams, you need to know that the investment you make in adopting new processes... Read more

12 November 2017

12 November 2017

5 tips for achieving continuous delivery

If you’re struggling to set up a reliable, repeatable release process you’re not alone. The good news is that most of the problems you’ll encounter have been solved before. There are many smart strategies you can use to create a fast, smooth release process that will give your entire team a competitive edge. Tip... Read more

6 November 2017

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6 November 2017

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The four pillars of DevOps

Firstly, let’s get something out of the way. DevOps is something that polarizes people because there are various definitions of what DevOps is. I actually never use the word with technical people because they hate it. Instead, I describe DevOps in such a way that they can’t argue with it, by using a slight... Read more

23 October 2017

23 October 2017

How advanced is database DevOps in financial services?

Whether you’re exploring the advantages of DevOps or already fully immersed in the journey, including the database brings additional advantages. But how are you performing compared to the competition? What could you do better? What’s the benchmark you should be aiming for? To help companies answer these questions, Redgate has created a Database DevOps... Read more

28 September 2017

28 September 2017

What are the leading DevOps drivers in financial services?

DevOps is gaining ground everywhere. By offering a route to releasing software faster, with fewer errors, it can give companies which adopt it an immediate advantage. Unfortunately, it’s not something you can just buy or decide to do tomorrow. Instead, it’s a shift that needs the right guidance to become reality. But while there... Read more

6 September 2017

6 September 2017

Discover database DevOps at Microsoft Ignite

We’re excited to be part of Microsoft Ignite this year, in sunny Orlando, Florida. In Microsoft’s own words, this is the event where ‘The community of IT professionals comes together to transform your businesses’. It’s the perfect opportunity to learn about breaking announcements and plans, see the latest technology in action, and ask questions... Read more

6 September 2017

6 September 2017

Find out more about database DevOps at an event near you

DevOps has come a long way since it was first showcased in Flickr’s seminal ’10 deploys per day’ Velocity presentation in 2009. Just eight years later, it is being rapidly adopted and, as the 2017 State of DevOps Report from DORA and Puppet shows, there are big advantages for companies and organizations which embrace... Read more