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.

10 August 2020

10 August 2020

Four Keys to Unlocking DevOps Cultural Change for Leaders and Engineers

Why are some companies successful at transforming their businesses and accelerating change, while others fail? In this post, I examine the journeys of three famous organizations. I discuss the patterns and practices that enable successful companies to catalyze change within their cultures and also identify anti-patterns that hinder growth. In closing, I summarize the... 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

7 August 2020

7 August 2020

A Flyway Migration Using Docker

A lot of work with Flyway is going to take place on development machines with the Flyway command line installed. Another healthy chunk of the work will be on dedicated instances used for Continuous Integration (CI) or Continuous Delivery (CD), again, with the command line installed. However, what happens when you start automating more... Read more

1 August 2020

1 August 2020

An introduction to SQL Source Control

In our series of blog posts about Version Control and the Database, we’ve explored the history of version control, why databases have some unique requirements, and why it’s important to include them in your VCS. In this concluding post, I focus on Redgate SQL Source Control and answer some fundamental questions about what it... Read more

30 July 2020

30 July 2020

Flyway: Naming Patterns Matter

Frequently when we demonstrate how our tools work, we take the happy path. Everything is configured correctly. Nothing goes wrong. We introduce a simple change and, ta-da, everything works. However, it’s important to know just how things work when the path isn’t so happy. For example, what if, like I did recently, you mess... Read more