Getting started with Database DevOps

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Bob Walker

Bob Walker

VP of Customer Solutions

Octopus Deploy

Alex Yates

Alex Yates

Director

DLM Consultants

Very few people enjoy doing manual deployments, especially database deployments. However, a shocking number of people still do their database deployments manually. Most people agree this is a problem, but how can it be solved? Is DevOps the answer? Join Alex Yates, founder of DLM Consultants and Bob Walker, head of our advisory team, to learn how to get started with Database DevOps to save time and frustration.

What you’ll learn:

  • What is DevOps and how can it be applied to the database
  • How to get started with Database DevOps
  • Common goals to accomplish Common roadblocks and how to overcome them

Meet the speakers

Bob Walker

Bob Walker

VP of Customer Solutions – Octopus Deploy

Bob Walker is VP of the Customer Solutions Team at Octopus Deploy. He joined Octopus Deploy in 2018 as a Solutions Architect, where he focused on helping customers succeed by using Octopus. Bob’s background is in .NET development, but his passion has expanded from writing code to creating full CI/CD pipelines and implementing DevOps practices.

Alex Yates

Alex Yates

Director – DLM Consultants

Alex has been helping data professionals apply DevOps principles to relational database development and deployment since 2010. He's most proud of helping SkyScanner develop the ability to deploy 95 times a day. Originally for Redgate, later for DLM Consultants, Alex has worked with clients on every continent except Antarctica - so he's keen to meet anyone who researches penguins. A keen community member, he helps organise the London Continuous Delivery meetup and SQL Relay. He blogs at workingwithdevs.com, speaks wherever they'll let him and manages the DLM Digest monthly email: a report on the latest database DevOps news/tutorials.