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IDC Analyst Connection: Integrating Database Development into DevOps

In this Analyst Connection, IDC research director Melinda Ballou answers questions about the state of DevOps, the value it provides for continuous application delivery and the idea of integrating database development into the DevOps workflow.

You’ll learn about the biggest barriers organizations face in DevOps, including those related to incorporating database changes. You’ll read about strategies to help enable agile DevOps execution and gain expert advice on how DBAs can support the move to DevOps.  

This informative paper will give you a deeper understanding of:

·       The current and future state of DevOps

·       Challenges and benefits of DevOps

·       Key factors for DevOps success

·        How DBAs can help move database development into the DevOps workflow

About the author:

Melinda-Carol Ballou serves as research director for IDC's Application Life-Cycle Management (ALM) program. In this role, Ms. Ballou provides thought leadership and expert opinion and analysis through comprehensive research on end-to-end application life-cycle management — from requirements to quality, testing, change, continuous release, process, and project and portfolio management (PPM) with a focus on agile DevOps software life-cycle strategies.