Redgate simplifies data masking further to respond to growth in compliant database DevOps

Source:-cambridgenetwork.co.uk  In its ongoing effort to help the increasing number of companies and organizations that need to use data masking in their development environments, Redgate has released another update for its Data Masker for SQL Server tool. The twelfth release this year, the new version makes it much easier for users to identify the best data masking rules to fit their needs. Alongside the 15 updates that were released in 2018, it’s part of the development team’s goal to ensure

Read more

Is AIOps the future of DevOps?

Source:-information-age.com HP Morgan, business analyst at Tatvasoft Australia, discusses how AIOps helps DevOps to embrace the scale and speed needed for modern development For many years there’s been a constant demand placed on IT professionals and particularly in DevOps to become more proactive and flexible so that the businesses can accommodate and embrace the new challenges quickly to stay competitive. Such a paradigm shift has resulted in more processes by making them automated as a manual intervention that is in

Read more

What venture capitalists need to know about DevOps

Source – itproportal.com Venture capital (VC) investment into DevOps continues to rise. Already populated by some huge worldwide brands like Google, Microsoft and Amazon and estimated to be a $50 billion market, DevOps has graduated beyond a niche software sector for unicorns, and has made it to the mainstream. The amount of interest in this space from the VC community since the middle of 2018 is just one of many signals from investors that “now is a great time to jump

Read more

3 DevOps pitfalls and how to avoid them

Source – information-age.com Businesses have been hearing about DevOps and its benefits for some time, and now it appears to have reached a critical mass. As Forrester points out, DevOps has moved from the fringes, accessible only to a small number of large companies, to the mainstream. While DevOps is increasingly necessary, that doesn’t mean it’s easy. IT projects are notorious for a high rate of failure – a problem that is still prevalent in our agile-focused era. We recently surveyed

Read more

Dealing with division through DevOps

Source – information-age.com The phrase “Too many cooks spoil the broth” can be applied to any number of scenarios, while another favourite—“A camel is a horse designed by committee” — explains the possible results of combative collaboration. Typically, the problem lies with people wanting different things from a project—an issue that should have IT professionals nodding knowingly. A long-term issue within businesses has been the disconnect between two teams who use IT to achieve different business goals. In the red corner,

Read more

IT collaboration, DevOps a key to business success, says Robert Half

Source – itwire.com Australian companies need to improve collaboration between IT professionals and find ways to successfully leverage technology across the business in the current highly competitive environment, according to a newly published report. According to the report from recruitment firm Robert Half, the implementation of Development Operations (DevOps) is at the heart of the optimisation of collaboration between those in IT departments. And the recruiter says Australian companies need to build, test, and roll out new or updated solutions to

Read more

Build a version control process for DevOps infrastructure

Source – techtarget.com Inside businesses of all shapes and sizes, modern IT teams have adopted DevOps practices to roll out changes faster, while delivering more stable software on more reliable infrastructure. Anyone can do it, as long as they learn fundamental skills. IT teams must embrace infrastructure as code (IaC) to apply DevOps practices. IaC enables automation, testability, quality control and more predictability during deployments. Perhaps more importantly, it demands that infrastructure-focused team members become aware of software development practices. A version

Read more

Top 10 Agile Database Techniques

Source – ibm.com While agile database development and management continues to gain popularity, some DBAs are still hesitant to adopt the agile method in favor of the waterfall approach. Most often this is either because some IT professionals and development teams are afraid of losing maintenance control in the constant thrust of iteration, or they’re wary of change, especially one that would require them to change the way they work together. So, here are some great techniques for having a healthy

Read more