Creatures of habit, snowflakes, and integration tax

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Why are practices like version control, continuous integration and automated deployment being introduced to application development but left on the shelf when it comes to the database? In search of some answers, Redgate spoke to Donovan Brown, Principal DevOps Manager at Microsoft and DevOps advocate. Also known as The Man in the Black Shirt, his unofficial tagline is #RubDevOpsOnIt. He lives DevOps – here’s what he had to say.

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You’re not delivering DevOps to the database

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"There have been, and, in our increasingly connected and interconnected world, will continue to be, a large number of spectacular failures with technology. I want to point the finger at all of us for these failures. It’s not Development. It’s not Operations. It’s us. We’re in it together. If we don’t communicate with each other, share our knowledge, we’re going to mess up horribly."

Grant Fritchey


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