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DevOps Without the Database: A Cautionary Tale

You hear often how DevOps doesn’t work with databases, or conversely that the people responsible for databases don’t work with DevOps. Neither should be true, but both frequently are. When people say that “DevOps doesn’t work with databases,” what they tend to mean is that it’s difficult to automate many aspects of database development and deployment, due to the persistence of data and the size of the database. While,...