Dealing with Database Drift

It’s almost midnight on a Saturday evening, and you know that sleep and relaxation are not on the agenda for the weekend because the production deployment of a major end-user facing application has gone horribly wrong. Your phone is blowing […]

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5 Essential DevOps Metrics

In a world where users expect timely and responsive updates and where tough competition can seemly emerge from nowhere, speed and agility are essential to survival. To keep abreast these demanding market conditions and deliver innovation to users faster than […]

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The State of Database Deployments in Application Delivery

To accommodate the growing chorus of customer demands, relentless competitive pressures, and non-stop market changes, companies are moving faster than ever to release applications. To accelerate application delivery, many development organizations rely on DevOps, Agile, and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery practices […]

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Data Strategy for Digital Transformation

It’s 2018 and it seems like everyone has a Digital Transformation or DevOps initiative – or at least something similar in sprit. This isn’t really a surprise is it? Anyone building and delivering software experiences to end users is in […]

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6 DevOps Predictions for 2018

This past year was good for DevOps: we saw more enterprise adoption of containers, microservices and cloud native applications. Organizations are increasing their reliance on modern software development and delivery as part of their business model. Interest and adoption of […]

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The Mainframe (Database) is Dead. Long Live the Mainframe (Database)

“There is no consequential difference between mainframe applications and distributed applications; the same techniques, like continuous integration, test automation, and automated releasing, can be applied.” (excerpt from Forrester, Digital Transformation Needs Mainframe DevOps). As Forrester reports, the mainframe is a […]

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