Posts Tagged with SQL Compare

How to use custom filters in SQL Compare

I used to work at JD Edwards, and in one of our ERP products we had a cumbersome database schema. There were tables like this: These were the tables that held various information in the system. Trying to find data was an exercise in frustration, even for those of us that were familiar with... read more

Time travelling with SQL Compare

In SQL Server 2016, Microsoft introduced support for system-versioned temporal tables. Temporal tables are a database feature that provides information about data stored at any point in time, rather than only the data that is correct at that specific moment. Why are temporal tables needed? Simply put, they make it much easier to analyze... read more

Streamlining database deployments with SQL Compare

When I attended PASS Summit recently, I sat down with Chris Yates, Assistant Vice President and Database Administration Manager of Republic Bank, to understand more about their day-to-day development tasks and how Redgate tools have helped improve their development practices. This is their story. “In a previous life, SQL Server database comparisons and deployments... read more

How to build multiple database versions from the same source: object filters

I’ve worked with several companies who maintain databases in multiple data centers, each one holding the data for a particular region, and each database serving multiple applications. Over time, for various business or legal reasons, it often becomes necessary to apply updates to certain individual data centers. The right, but hard, way to do... read more