Database DevOps is now a thing, as demonstrated by its inclusion for the first time in DORA’s long-running State of DevOps Report. Now in its fifth year, the 2018 report calls out database development as a key technical practice which can drive high performance in DevOps
With new data protection laws coming into play, however, and consumers more aware than ever before of how their privacy can be compromised, there is also a requirement for companies to go one step further and adopt a compliant DevOps approach. One where protecting data is baked into the software development process from the beginning, by combining the agility of DevOps, the desire to include the database in DevOps, and the necessity to secure data throughout development.
Redgate’s Compliant Database DevOps white paper outlines how organizations can achieve this by transforming some of the processes involved in four key areas:
Importantly, and perhaps conversely, the automation and audit trails this provides across the database development cycle eases compliance so that organizations can deliver value faster while keeping data safe.