The Top Six Benefits of Database DevOps for Streamlined and Stronger Database Operations

DevOps is a very popular approach for running and managing development projects. But it shouldn't be restricted to only development projects. Databases have lots of code as well, from triggers to functions to stored procedures, and these too should be managed under the umbrella of DevOps. Back in July of 2023, I wrote about this idea in greater detail at Click the link to read more. Here's a brief snippet of the article: Data is the cornerstone of the modern digital business. IT teams, database professionals, and business leaders use data to make informed decisions, … [Read more...]

Building Modern Data Pipelines Using DBT

Back in May 2024, I had the opportunity to write a guest column for Database Trends and Applications Magazine, a publication I once where I once wrote a monthly column on Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL for many years. I thought I'd take a moment to bring it to your attention. I'd love to hear your feedback! Cheers, -Kevin Earlier this year, I had the privilege of serving on the organizing committee for the DataTune conference in my hometown of Nashville, Tenn. Unlike many database-specific or platform-specific conferences, which tend to focus on analytics and data science, … [Read more...]