Tag Archives: DevOps

Republish: Selling Automation to Ops

On a plane, back to the UK, so republishing Selling Automation to Ops

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Modeling and Design Are More Important in DevOps

I’ve run across a few customers that are adopting DevOps processes for the database. This makes sense as I deal with Redgate Customers, many of whom are doing this. As they adopt a Compliant Database DevOps process, it seems often … Continue reading

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The Single Pane of Glass

One of the things that I’ve seen talked about quite in the DevOps movement is a single pane of glass. That phrase seems to be in use to describe a way of quickly understanding the state of your environment. It … Continue reading

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Start the DevOps Journey

More and more, I find that getting someone’s mindset to change is the major impediment to changing to a DevOps process. Once a person starts to believe in DevOps and accept a new way of working, they can rapidly start … Continue reading

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Are Indexes Actually Changes to the System?

I haven’t thought about this in some time, but Brent Ozar raises an interesting question: should index changes require change control? I’ve worked in an organization that didn’t consider an index change to be an item that was presented as an … Continue reading

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Azure DevOps

I’ve been a fan of Visualstudio.com and VSTS for some time. I moved most of my demos to this platform a couple years ago and I’ve been pretty happy with it since then. There is tremendous flexibility in how you can use … Continue reading

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Rollbacks Are Normal

Do any of you think that a rollback of a version for your application is easy? Most people struggle, and when I talk DevOps and improving your process, the number one question is about rollbacks. In fact, recently I had … Continue reading

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Discussing Database DevOps with Gene Kim

I’m really excited for this webinar. Register today for the Sept 25 webinar  to learn more about the 2018 State of DevOps report. I read The Phoenix Project a few years back and I’ve been following Gene Kim as one … Continue reading

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Redgate Lives DevOps

At Redgate, we release a lot of changes to our products. In fact, this is the “About Redgate” slide I’ve been using in talks related to the company. If you look in the lower right, you’ll see product releases from … Continue reading

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DevOps is Really Helpful

A few weeks ago I gave a presentation at the 24 Hours of Pass Summit Preview. During my session, a demo broke and I had to ignore it. Later I found the issue and blogged about it. What was neat for me … Continue reading

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