Gartner® recommends:

"DevOps implementations seek to continually improve the flow of work by removing constraints with the intent of improving the delivery of customer value as a result."

"Compliance Continuous Automation improves release velocity and reliability while simplifying compliance enforcement via policy-driven, automated controls, improving compliance without impacting the flow of the software delivery value stream."

In the 2021 "Hype Cycle™ for Agile and DevOps", Redgate is cited as Sample Vendor for this category.

The “2021 Hype Cycle for Agile and DevOps” provides an overview of the key DevOps practices and technologies to accelerate and improve the software delivery lifecycle.

It reviews best practices like Continuous Compliance Automation, Continuous Delivery and DevOps Test Data Management which are crucial to implement and scale DevOps initiatives for both application and database development.

The key takeaways are:

  • "DevOps has moved from being an emergent perspective for organizations requiring high-speed change to being a proven collection of practices and tools that can enable all organizations to deliver customer value faster and/or more predictably."
  • "The attention has shifted from understanding the basics to determining how to scale efforts."
  • "Avoid creating tool and capability “islands” that inhibit the delivery of an effective DevOps practice."

Redgate, included as sample vendor in the Continuous Compliance Automation category, helps teams make their release process faster and more reliable by automating the delivery of database changes.

Redgate Deploy is our solution for businesses with diverse database estates to achieve Continuous Delivery of database changes, across SQL Server, Oracle and other 18 of the most popular database engines.

Gartner, Hype Cycle for Agile and DevOps, 2021, George Spafford, Joachim Herschmann, 12 July 2021.

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