15 December 2020

15 December 2020

The path beyond skills maps

We’ve already shared our reflections on seven years with skills maps, and our realization that we needed something more. We wanted something that could: Help people to develop within their current role Show different directions they could take their careers Set consistent expectations across people within roles Be relevant and detailed without needing regular... Read more

14 December 2020

14 December 2020

Reflecting on seven years of skills maps

Back in 2013, Redgate shared our internal skills maps with the world. It remains one of the most visited posts on our blog. But where did we go from there? Navigating skills maps When Redgate introduced skills maps, they were a huge success. They were rapidly adopted by almost every role in the company... Read more

10 December 2020

10 December 2020

Challenges to Database DevOps: Which Do you Deploy First, the Database or the Application?

Challenges to Implementing Database DevOps: Should You Deploy Database Changes Before or After Application Changes? Another great question came out during the Challenges to Implementing Database Devops that I’d like to try to address here. This question is pretty simple, although the answer might be a little complicated: Should you deploy databases changes before... Read more

25 November 2020

25 November 2020

New Videos on Advanced Flyway Features: Target, Undo, CherryPick, Mark as Applied, and Dry Runs

Flyway helps you automate deployments for more than 20 different database platforms. My favorite thing about Flyway is that it’s easy to get started. But although Flyway feels simple, it also offers rich functionality which supports you in complex real-world scenarios. I’ve just published a few videos digging into these features. Limiting Flyway deployments with... Read more