27 October 2020

27 October 2020

The real challenges of database monitoring

I’ve worked in IT for 30 years, a large part of which has involved managing data and databases. I’m now a SQL Server Enterprise Architect and I manage the direction and operation of a Microsoft Platform Team, as well as the design, build and implementation of a global SQL Server estate. I recently took... Read more

23 October 2020

23 October 2020

Let’s Talk About Build vs. Buy

I have written a nearly 1,000 page book on SQL Server performance tuning. In several chapters through the book, I outline all the necessary metrics you need to monitor your systems. I also show exactly how to put together those metrics in a variety of tools built into your OS and SQL Server itself.... Read more

5 October 2020

5 October 2020

The OWASP Top 10 Security Risks and Redgate Tools

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a nonprofit foundation focused on improving the security of software. They have all sorts of projects, presentations, and educational content, but one of the things they are most known for is the OWASP Top Ten. This is an annual report on the top ten most critical... Read more

2 October 2020

2 October 2020

Welcome to Redgate Deploy and cross-platform database DevOps

As organizations realize the advantages they can gain by integrating database development into their DevOps pipelines, the conversation about database DevOps has moved from ‘why’ to ‘how’. This has been helped along the way by the growing availability of third-party tools and solutions which plug into and align with application development processes and workflows... Read more