Posts Tagged with Database DevOps

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

29 August 2017

29 August 2017

Creatures of habit, snowflakes, and integration tax

When DevOps was first talked about in Flickr’s seminal ’10 deploys per day’ Velocity presentation in 2009, it was regarded by some as strange and alien to corporate culture. It was the antithesis to the accepted way of doing things, a threat to established and proven processes: it was downright dangerous. Times have changed.... Read more

21 June 2017

21 June 2017

Where’s the Ops in DevOps? Part 2

In this three-part series, guest bloggers from DevOpsGuys look at the real role of Ops in DevOps. Where it changes, how it changes, and why Ops has an important part to play in the brave new world of DevOps. What does the future of IT Operations look like in a DevOps world? What does... Read more

14 June 2017

14 June 2017

Where’s the Ops in DevOps? Part 1

In this three-part series, guest bloggers from DevOpsGuys look at the real role of Ops in DevOps. Where it changes, how it changes, and why Ops has an important part to play in the brave new world of DevOps. DevOps does not equal ‘Developers managing Production’ I’ve had quite a few conversations, mainly with... Read more

16 May 2017

16 May 2017

The language of DevOps ROI

How do you quantify the value of DevOps? The answer might depend on what value actually means for your organization, which stakeholder you’re talking to, and what type of lens they’re looking through. DevOps is clearly becoming more popular. 33% of respondents in our State of Database DevOps survey had already adopted a DevOps... Read more

3 May 2017

3 May 2017

Basic data masking for development work using SQL Clone and SQL Data Generator

This article describes a lightweight copy-and-generate approach for making a sanitized version of a production database available to development teams with SQL Clone and SQL Data Generator. We build the latest database version (schema only), then copy into it, from the production database, the data for any tables and columns that don’t require masking.... Read more

26 April 2017

26 April 2017

Using striped backups with SQL Clone

If you’re a Redgate SQL Backup customer, occasionally you’ll need to convert your SQL Backup (.sqb) files to the native SQL Server backup format (.bak), perhaps to perform native database restores on a server where SQL Backup isn’t installed. This produces a striped backup, because each thread used when making the backup will produce... Read more