Why a “Sandbox Database” is Important to Software Developers

Jeff Pell CI/CD, Cloud Technology, DevOps, Microservices

It’s amazing how the skills we learned as a kid continue to help us today.  Here’s an example: Software developers couldn’t do the most critical parts of their job without a nod to a fun activity from their youth — the sandbox. Much like the dirt-filled play place of our childhood, today’s development sandbox holds within it a world of …

Pipeline Automation: The Keys to Unlocking the Right Outcome For Your CI/CD Process

Jeff Pell Amazon Web Services, Big Data Solutions, CI/CD, Cloud Center of Excellence, Cloud Technology, DevOps, Microservices

We know the challenge: You wish to fully automate your pipeline, but you haven’t considered what it would take to integrate relational database changes into your CI/CD process. Skipping this step is a recipe for disaster — but often, this part of the integration is overlooked, postponed, or perhaps even ignored. This may be due to the sheer enormity of …