10 July 2020

10 July 2020

Introducing DevOps to the US Government – Part 2

In the first post in this series, I talked about the challenges for the US Government sector when attempting to introduce DevOps. The sector lags behind others such as Financial Services on every measure, yet the technical obstacles like a disruption to workflows and a lack of appropriate skills are the same. Beyond those... Read more

9 July 2020

9 July 2020

The Manager’s Guide to Git Training for Database Administrators

Teams implementing DevOps often encounter a significant obstacle: database folks are not all used to working with Version Control Systems (VCS). It’s important to overcome this obstacle because a VCS such as Git offers significant benefits for collaboration between database administrators and developers. Git provides: A platform for early review of code changes by... Read more

6 July 2020

6 July 2020

Introducing DevOps to the US Government – Part 1

Over the last four years, Redgate’s annual State of Database DevOps Report has provided valuable insights into how and why DevOps is being adopted, along with the drivers for introducing it for both application and database development, and the obstacles businesses and organizations face. Importantly, with responses from developers, database specialists and IT leadership... Read more

16 June 2020

16 June 2020

The importance of remote monitoring

Remote awareness is critical to keeping environments healthy. Monitoring should be able to happen no matter where you are located. At the time of writing this (June 2020), it’s likely that you and your team have been working remotely for several months and will keep working remotely for the foreseeable future. Being able to... Read more