Redgate News - May 2015

Redgate teams up with the top names in ALM training

Redgate partners with ALM experts

Want to get more from your Redgate tools, and improve your database development and deployment process, with help from some of the top names in the field?

Well, now you can.

We’ve just launched a new partner program with the biggest names in ALM training – Crafting Bytes, The DevOpsGuys, Northwest Cadence, Skelton Thatcher, and WardyIT Solutions.

Together, we’ll be extending Redgate Database Lifecycle Management (DLM) training and consultancy across the US, Europe, and Australia.

Our partners will also be offering custom training, consultancy, and services for you and your team, so you can now get even more help on whatever part of DLM you’re most interested in.

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Tool news

Wait statistics webinar

Webinar: The importance of wait statistics in monitoring SQL Server

If you’re looking for real-world insights into using wait statistics for monitoring SQL Server, join Grant Fritchey, SQL Server MVP for this free webinar on June 10th. He's going to explain where wait statistics come from, and why you should care, followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

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DLM webinar

Watch the latest DLM webinar

We kicked off the DLM Coffee Break Webinar series last month and now have the video recording available to view. Brian A. Randell, Grant Fritchey and Steve Jones took part in a panel discussion on the topic of maintaining control and visibility in database lifecycle management.

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Source Control for Oracle

Source Control for Oracle v3 out now!

The Oracle team have been working hard and they've just released a major new version of Source Control for Oracle. This new release adds Git support, Working Folder support and Advanced Search.

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Sign up to learn new DLM skills from the best trainers in the business

DLM Workshop - Redgate training

Ready to get your hands dirty with SQL Server source control, continuous integration, or automated deployment, using Redgate tools?

As part of the new partner program, we’ve got 10 public workshops lined up for you in the UK & US throughout the summer.

They’re already filling up, so don’t miss this chance to hear from some of the top trainers out there. There's still a few spaces left in these workshops in the next few weeks:

You and your team can now also book tailored training on whichever part of DLM you’d like extra help with. Just tell us what you need, and we’ll put you in touch with the trainer who’s right for you.

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Grant Fritchey

Why developers need to understand execution plans

When writing code against a relational database engine, it’s good to know what’s going on internally. Grant Fritchey explains how you can achieve a better understanding of the database system, and in turn write better database code, if you can examine and understand execution plans.

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A procodile

Evolving Redgate's licensing system using our DLM tools

This is the first in a series of posts by Simon Holness describing Redgate's experience of taking an existing, legacy system and bringing it up to date by using practices such as Continuous Delivery and Redgate's own Database Lifecycle Management tools.

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