15 September 2020

15 September 2020

Building an AWS DevOps Pipeline for Databases

The first time you try to automate a database deployment using any of the available flow control tools, all the moving parts makes the task look insanely difficult and this is not any different within the AWS Developer Tools. However, after you get over that initial shock, the processes are not nearly as difficult... Read more

10 September 2020

10 September 2020

Notifiable Data Breaches – and how to avoid them

With the significant growth of data across organizations and the increase in regulations everywhere aimed at protecting that data, the words ‘data breach’ aren’t something any organization wants to hear. That’s the message we often hear in conversations with customers. That said, I thought it would be good to share some insights on what... 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

30 August 2020

30 August 2020

The top 7 benefits of DevOps for IT Managers

Updated August 2020 Raise the issue of DevOps in a company meeting and one of the questions on the table will, inevitably, be about the benefits of DevOps. And there must be some, to justify the time and effort it will take to adopt new processes, and probably invest in additional software and training... Read more

30 August 2020

30 August 2020

The top 7 benefits of DevOps for CEOs

Updated August 2020 If you were asked what the benefits of DevOps are, you could probably name two or three straight away. Maybe four or five. But – and here’s the thing – what if the person down the corridor was asked the same question? Someone who works in the same place, but does... Read more