Why you have to do your own competitor comparison

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People evaluating our software often ask us to send them an analysis document showing how we stack up against our competitors. It’s a very reasonable request, but because it’s one I always turn down I thought it would be worth sharing why I don’t think they’re meaningful. They’re selective During elections, politicians spend a... read more

Using database replication with automated deployments

The Redgate DLM Automation team that we’re part of took time out from development to explore some of the issues our customers face when automating database deployment. Following on from previous posts about cross-database and cross-server dependencies and production database drift, this blog shares some of our thoughts about how to deal with database replication. Database replication... read more

Updates to our licensing system

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We shipped some updates to our licensing system in the .NET profilers back in January, and we’re gradually rolling those changes out into our other products at the moment. There wasn’t much to see: UX polish, and a move from per-product to a centralized licensing service. Over the next couple of months, we’ll be gradually... read more

SQL Monitor v5.1 – is it a big deal?

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The simple answer is yes, yes, and, um … yes! While on the surface it may look like nothing much has changed in v5.1 of SQL Monitor, in reality we’ve completely overhauled the core engine to make it more scalable, stable, and smarter. The latest version is the culmination of all the minor releases... read more

ANTS Performance Profiler 9.5 and ANTS Memory Profiler 8.10 released

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We’ve just released ANTS Performance Profiler 9.5 and ANTS Memory Profiler 8.10! You can download the new versions of our .NET profiling tools by following the links, or read more about their enhanced features right now. Performance was a big focus during these releases. In particular, we’ve improved performance when drawing the call tree... read more