The holy grail of database development is the ability to treat database objects (tables, views, stored procedures, etc.) as if they were just like any other form of source code. While SQL Server Data Tools doesn’t quite that level, it gets very close.
"The Docker Book", by James Turnbull, is a hands-on book for everyone who wants to learn about Docker. It will take you from your first installation, through simple examples that explain Docker's concepts, to more complex scenarios that shed some light on how you would use Docker on the real world. InfoQ took the opportunity to hear the author on the book and Docker.
It’s unthinkable for modern application developers to work without source control. The benefits it brings to software development are so well and so long understood that even lone hobbyist developers will tend to employ a source control system. Yet somehow, databases are often left out. David Atkinson shows how this doesn’t have to be the case with Red Gate’s SQL Source Control.
How should organizations plan for a cloud environment and optimize it for efficiency at scale? InfoQ reached out to 3 leading cloud practitioners to uncover practical advice on this topic.
As more organizations expand their use of public cloud services, from early-stage startups to the biggest businesses and governments in the world, the problems of cloud computing at scale will arise.
Once the cultural DevOps transformation is under way, how can teams shipping cloud (or on-premises) applications use the full suite of DevOps technologies to simplify delivery and management at scale? 4
Yaniv Yehuda looks at the challenges involved in automating database deployments and offer suggestions based on Agile and DevOps concepts. 7
In this article Ping Chen shares her experiences on how to pragmatically maintain a large legacy application. 9
In this article we hear a very personal story on introducing a DevOps mindset at a large bank. In particular how the automation of configuration and release management processes enabled collaboration.
Learning Gerrit Code Review presents an overview of the Gerrit review tool, from how to install and configure projects through to how to integrate with other services like GitHub and Jenkins.
Mitchell Hashimoto released his book "Vagrant up and running" which covers everything from basic Vagrant usage to extending its functionality.
Konrad Lukasik provides practical advice on versioning and preparing a database for delivery using upgrade scripts. The article is based on experiences from enterprise environment and includes scripts 12