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Jun 23, 2022   |  By Grant Fritchey
In this fourth session in our DevOps 101 series, we’re going to delve into Database DevOps specifically. But before we get going, I just want to do a quick check to make sure we’re all on the same page. Donovan Brown’s definition of DevOps seems to have been adopted by almost everyone nowadays because it’s very clear: “DevOps is the union of people, process, and products to enable continuous delivery of value to our end users”.
Jun 16, 2022   |  By Redgate
Ahead of this year's hybrid PASS Data Community Summit in November 2022, Redgate has continued its commitment to the data community by releasing a free online library of 261 sessions from the 2021 Summit to help data professionals everywhere upskill their knowledge and careers.
Jun 15, 2022   |  By Grant Fritchey
I’ve written before about building your own monitoring systems versus buying a monitoring tool like Redgate SQL Monitor. There I talked about the time that someone tasked with managing and maintaining data gets back in their day when they purchase a monitoring solution. However, that’s not where the business focuses. The business frequently wants to know one thing and one thing only: what’s the return on this investment (ROI).
May 31, 2022   |  By James King
I was recently joined by Chris Yates, Senior Vice President, Managing Director of Data and Architecture at Republic Bank for our webinar, Gain the competitive edge with a monitoring tool. The session sparked an insightful conversation around estate monitoring from the perspective of a Senior VP, and I wanted to share some of the key take-aways.
May 26, 2022   |  By Redgate
In a move to help businesses simplify their data management practices by automating policy decisions, the latest release of Redgate Software's SQL Data Catalog now provides a simple, policy-driven approach to data protection.
May 17, 2022   |  By Grant Fritchey
This is the third part of my DevOps 101 series, so before we get going, let’s do a quick recap of what we’ve covered previously In DevOps 101: What, who, why, and how, I talked about how the definition from Microsoft’s Donovan Brown encapsulates DevOps succinctly as: The union of people, process, and products, to enable the continuous delivery of value to the end users.
May 3, 2022   |  By Roseanna Whitelegg
Development teams are under increasing pressure to keep up with the demand for faster delivery of database changes, while ensuring code quality isn’t compromised. This pressure comes from both business requirements and industry expectations.
May 1, 2022   |  By Mikiel Agutu
The desire to release features faster and deliver value to customers sooner is prompting many IT teams to adopt DevOps and Agile practices. By automating parts of the development process where possible and working in shorter cycles to release small changes more often, those teams that do well experience fewer errors and produce higher quality code. All of which is good news, until it comes to the database.
Apr 12, 2022   |  By Steve Jones
Data masking is a technique of hiding sensitive data from certain users who should not be able to view or access the actual values. This post will look at the reasons why you might choose to implement data masking and discuss both dynamic and static data masking techniques, and when it is appropriate to use each of these.
Apr 12, 2022   |  By Grant Fritchey
In the first part of my DevOps 101 series, we tackled the fundamentals of What, who why and how. In this follow-up, I’m going to focus on how to gain buy-in across your organization. That said, who do you need buy-in from? DevOps is the union of people, processes and products to enable continuous delivery of value to our end users, according to Microsoft’s Donovan Brown. That’s a good explanation, because the focus is not on tooling, or processes, or even just people.
May 13, 2022   |  By Redgate
A third-party database monitoring tool is an investment that drives enormous value for the bottom line of your business in ten key ways. Here's how a tool like Redgate SQL Monitor can save you money, time and assist with security and compliance concerns.
May 13, 2022   |  By Redgate
Matt Gordon is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and the Director of Data and Infrastructure at In this short video, he talks us through the 3 key reasons database monitoring tools are essential for him as a Director, and how they help him to lead a team successfully and productively.
Mar 23, 2022   |  By Redgate
Flyway Desktop now supports PostgreSQL. Now you can take advantage of a hybrid development environment that allows you control your database objects in a state-based manner in development, but then take full advantage of a migrations approach for deployments. This makes using Flyway for automated deployments even easier to manage and implement.
Dec 21, 2021   |  By Redgate
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, that’s right it’s International Short Story Day. Our narrative covers Agile stories, Developer stories, short girl appreciation, and of course a novel Unwin original…or 3. In ‘The News’ we read all about Log4j, Y2K and Minecraft, before our hosts drop a big bang bombshell, turning a page in the book of life. It’s true poetry in motion as Chris and Chris raise their Moet (reading) glasses in testament to a whopping 39.5 episodes of DBAle Season One. So, grab yourself a beer and join our legendary Chris duo for the last chapter – the end.
Dec 16, 2021   |  By Redgate
A brief introduction to Flyway Hub, helping you make safe and easy production database changes with Flyway.
Nov 22, 2021   |  By Redgate
It’s officially National Absurdity Day, although, this could pass as just another DBAle. In the (soya) meat of the episode, our hosts pass the time discussing the frankly absurd database development practices that are somehow still passable in 2021. While the news celebrates the PASS Data Community Summit, and the importance of passwords in data security with Troy Hunt. So, pass yourself a beer, a champers, or a Passoa, and tune in – cheers.
Nov 9, 2021   |  By Redgate
A brief introduction to Flyway Hub.
Oct 21, 2021   |  By Redgate
Your usual Chris duo becomes a trio, as they welcome Friend of Redgate and autism spectrum self-advocate, Chris Voss. Only our 2nd ever guest Chris on the show, he joins us to demystify the myths of neurodiversity, its meaning, influence, and prevalence within the IT sector. Things get a little hazy as our Chris trinity start on the beer, but they keep IT relevant talking cloud, widgets, and acronyms. So, grab yourself a beer and join the Chris trifecta – cheers.
Oct 6, 2021   |  By Redgate
Scott Sauber, Director of Engineering at Lean TECHniques Inc., recaps his experience of how organizations use Flyway to source control the database in different scenarios.
Sep 21, 2021   |  By Redgate
With both hosts back on the beer to celebrate a momentous milestone, we talk Kiwis and Shoop (ba doop ba doop), sparking inspiration for a future episode. Chris and Chris break it down with DevSecOps. Fear not, there’s no rapping, just a lyrical breakdown of the place and role of security within DevOps. Something the organizations featured in our bumper News segment could do with learning about. So, grab yourself a beer and cheers to DBAle turning 30.

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