16Apr2014

Guest Post by Doron Levari: The DBA, From Then to Now – Part 2, the aDBA

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Written by Doron Levari In the previous part, I discussed the changes in the database world — from on-premise hardware to cloud infrastructure — and how it has affected multiple roles in IT, specifically that of the database administrator. While the prior post focused on infrastructure DBAs (iDBA), as promised, this post will now delve
10Apr2014

DevOps is now practiced at 62 percent of organizations!

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Joe McKendrick over at ZDnet reports on a recent survey conducted by RightScale of 1,068 IT managers and professionals. The results showed that close to two-thirds of organizations have now adopted DevOps practices. As Mr. McKendrick noted “DevOps is a key strategy, since it is a merging of the brainpower of developers, who tend to
09Apr2014

Six Top Tips for Continuous Delivery

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Do you want the ability to: • Ship out rapid changes? • React faster to customer wishes and achieve quicker time to market? • Implement a more formal release cycle? • Minimize changes backed out and ensure higher code quality? • Improve release stability? • Reduce defects making it out to customers? • Enhance collaboration
08Apr2014

DBmaestro Weekly Demo

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DBmaestro Product manager Uri Margalit gives a free 45-60 Minute demo of our pioneering DevOps for database solution each Thursday. The demos take place on Thursdays, 6:00 GMT, EMEA – 9:00 GMT, Americas – 14:00 EST To see Database Enforced Change Management in action Please fill out your information here
06Apr2014

Top Ten: New Features in SQL Server 2014

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In case you somehow missed the news, TeamWork from DBMaestro now supports Microsoft SQL Server. In the spirit of SQL, we would like to bring your attention to this top ten list by Michael Otey (@michael_otey) over at @WindowsITPro 1. In-Memory OLTP Engine SQL Server 2014 enables memory optimization of selected tables and stored procedures.
26Mar2014

Guest Post by Doron Levari: The DBA, From Then to Now – Part 1, the iDBA

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Written by Doron Levari I started down the path of database administration in 1996 when the world was all Oracle and on-premise — but the world of cloud-based application platforms has brought significant changes to the DBA world and role. In this two-part series, I’m going to dive into the transformation of this role as
19Mar2014

FIFA World Cup 2014 – the Dark Side of Continuous Delivery

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One of the biggest hypes in the DevOps business world today is Continuous Delivery. I’m a part of the best team, developing one of the coolest solutions for database continuous delivery on the market. I am also a big fan of sports, and whenever I read a good sports article, I think about DBmaestro and