Database development is growing more challenging all the time. Releases are expected to come out faster than ever, and teams are more spread out across, global geographies, time zones, and skill levels. Software deployment, meanwhile needs to be spread across cloud and onsite, and accessible through more devices than ever. What’s needed is an integrated end-to-end environment with multi-platform support that helps simplify development and provides automation to achieve repeatable processes and avoid potential risks that can translate into unanticipated delays.
To streamline processes for database development teams, popular solutions include a range of sought-after capabilities. Successful database development solutions offer visual interfaces that help reduce the time to get up to speed, and support for a variety of database platforms. Agile development support also provides consistent and repeatable database development processes to also help decrease development cycles, and helps reduce risk while also supporting diagnosis of issues prior to deployment.
Additional important capabilities are the ability to enable databases to be well tested before deployment while also ensuring that sensitive information is protected through data masking, as well as the ability to manage database changes, track and report on database changes, identify inefficiencies, and to maintain compliance with audit requirements.
Developing new database software quickly and collaboratively among globally located team members with varying skill levels, for deployment on cloud or on premise while also avoiding potential pitfalls that can create downtime and delays is a goal for many organizations. To effectively deal with today’s rapid business cycles, what’s needed are nimble development solutions.
Database development solutions provide the support to help database development teams achieve success by avoiding the risks posed by a range of potential problems.
Providing an integrated environment that simplifies development, the database development solutions are valued for their ability to streamline processes with an end to end approach that helps developers stay on top of the latest technology innovations and build modern applications.
HERE ARE THE WINNERS OF THE 2015 DBTA READERS' CHOICE AWARDS FOR BEST DATABASE DEVELOPMENT SOLUTION:
Quest Software Toad Development Suite
Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c
Idera DB PowerStudio