Database as Code: A Novel Concept

database as code
We talk a lot about treating the database as a first-class software citizen. We talk a lot about treating it like an enterprise’s most valuable asset. But, what about the concept introduced by Dan North on the third slide of […]

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Avoid “Integration Hell” Using Continuous Integration

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Hasan Sunasara relates three scenarios that many development teams can recognize in an article on how not to descend into Integration Hell (see article here): Required files don’t get committed. We’re all human – for whatever reason, sometimes a developer […]

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10 Benefits of DevOps for Enterprise IT

database as code
We ran across a quick read from Michael Schmidt, of Automic’s DevOps practice, who discusses ten benefits of adopting DevOps in an article on DevOps.com.   Better service quality Schmidt argues that the user perception of service quality and reliability […]

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7 Continuous Delivery Metrics to Track

(Updated July 18, 2018) How prepared is your organization for continuous delivery? Michael Bowler’s article on the Agile Advice blog discusses his thoughts about which continuous delivery metrics should be tracked as an organization begins the move towards continuous integration […]

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